The table below looks at the statistics for Low Latency skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Low Latency
England / London
Rank 143 157 139
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 339 330 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.74% 1.56% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.84% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 281 298
Median daily rate £575 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £620
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -23.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £27.27 £90.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16506 17981 17240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.85% 85.00% 82.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11946 12878 12269
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 209 202
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Low Latency as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in London

Low Latency
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Low Latency across the London region.

Low Latency Daily Rate Trend in London

Low Latency
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Low Latency across the London region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Low Latency Daily Rate Histogram in London

Low Latency
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Low Latency across the London region.

Low Latency Hourly Rate Trend in London

Low Latency
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the London region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 65 £625 - 34
Canary Wharf +4 11 £625 +30.20%
Docklands, London - 2 £550 -
Low Latency
England

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Low Latency also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 269 (47.78%) Multithreading
2 258 (45.83%) Java
3 229 (40.67%) Finance
4 209 (37.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 191 (33.93%) C++
6 187 (33.21%) Banking
7 182 (32.33%) Electronic Trading
8 170 (30.20%) Linux
9 160 (28.42%) Front Office
10 154 (27.35%) Unix
11 150 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
12 115 (20.43%) Investment Banking
13 105 (18.65%) High Availability
14 87 (15.45%) SQL
15 86 (15.28%) Equities
16 81 (14.39%) Algorithmic Trading
17 77 (13.68%) C#
18 69 (12.26%) FIX Protocol
19 68 (12.08%) Fixed Income
19 68 (12.08%) TDD
20 64 (11.37%) Python
20 64 (11.37%) Multithreaded Programming
21 59 (10.48%) OO
21 59 (10.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 58 (10.30%) Algorithms
23 56 (9.95%) Oracle
24 55 (9.77%) JavaScript
25 54 (9.59%) STL
26 51 (9.06%) Risk Management
27 49 (8.70%) Spring

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (2.84%) Oracle Coherence
2 10 (1.78%) Apache Spark
3 5 (0.89%) Apache Pig
3 5 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (0.71%) NServiceBus
4 4 (0.71%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.71%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.36%) Apache Qpid
5 2 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.36%) Lightstreamer
5 2 (0.36%) WebORB
6 1 (0.18%) Apache
6 1 (0.18%) Confluence
6 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.18%) Jetty
6 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.18%) MTS
Applications
1 8 (1.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.31%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.18%) BondVision
2 1 (0.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.42%) Amazon Kinesis
2 8 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.07%) SaaS
5 5 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.89%) IaaS
5 5 (0.89%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.36%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.39%) TCP/IP
2 22 (3.91%) Multicast
3 19 (3.37%) DNS
4 17 (3.02%) Internet
5 13 (2.31%) BGP
6 12 (2.13%) DHCP
6 12 (2.13%) Firewall
7 8 (1.42%) OSPF
7 8 (1.42%) tcpdump
8 7 (1.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (1.24%) EIGRP
9 6 (1.07%) HTTP
9 6 (1.07%) MPLS
9 6 (1.07%) Spanning Tree
10 5 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (0.89%) LDAP
11 4 (0.71%) HSRP
11 4 (0.71%) VPN
11 4 (0.71%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.97%) KDB
2 21 (3.73%) NoSQL
3 19 (3.37%) Hadoop
4 17 (3.02%) SQL Server
5 14 (2.49%) Big Data
6 13 (2.31%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.78%) Kdb+
8 9 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (1.60%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.42%) HBase
9 8 (1.42%) MySQL
10 7 (1.24%) Tick Data
11 6 (1.07%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.89%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.89%) CouchDB
12 5 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.89%) OLTP
13 4 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 36 (6.39%) Jenkins
2 24 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 17 (3.02%) Hudson
4 14 (2.49%) Maven
5 10 (1.78%) Subversion
6 9 (1.60%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.42%) JUnit
8 6 (1.07%) Ant
8 6 (1.07%) IntelliJ
8 6 (1.07%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.89%) Build Forge
9 5 (0.89%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.71%) Grunt
10 4 (0.71%) JIRA
10 4 (0.71%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.53%) Mockito
11 3 (0.53%) Moq
11 3 (0.53%) NUnit
12 2 (0.36%) GDB
General
1 229 (40.67%) Finance
2 187 (33.21%) Banking
3 160 (28.42%) Front Office
4 115 (20.43%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.78%) Publishing
6 7 (1.24%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.07%) Prime Brokerage
8 4 (0.71%) Retail
9 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.53%) Marketing
10 2 (0.36%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.18%) Legal
11 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 400 (71.05%) Developer
2 193 (34.28%) Java Developer
3 124 (22.02%) C++ Developer
4 81 (14.39%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 72 (12.79%) Senior Developer
6 58 (10.30%) Senior Java Developer
7 44 (7.82%) Low Latency C++ Developer
8 38 (6.75%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 36 (6.39%) C# Developer
9 36 (6.39%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 35 (6.22%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
11 28 (4.97%) Linux Developer
12 22 (3.91%) Architect
12 22 (3.91%) JavaScript Developer
13 21 (3.73%) Front Office Developer
14 17 (3.02%) Agile Developer
14 17 (3.02%) Analyst
14 17 (3.02%) Data Engineer
14 17 (3.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 16 (2.84%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (12.26%) FIX Protocol
2 59 (10.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 54 (9.59%) STL
4 49 (8.70%) Spring
5 48 (8.53%) HTML
6 46 (8.17%) Web Services
7 40 (7.10%) .NET
8 38 (6.75%) Middleware
9 37 (6.57%) RESTful
10 33 (5.86%) REST
11 31 (5.51%) Hibernate
12 27 (4.80%) CSS
12 27 (4.80%) HTML5
13 25 (4.44%) AngularJS
14 20 (3.55%) React
15 18 (3.20%) J2EE
15 18 (3.20%) XML
16 17 (3.02%) JNI
16 17 (3.02%) Kafka
17 16 (2.84%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 209 (37.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 86 (15.28%) Equities
3 68 (12.08%) Fixed Income
4 58 (10.30%) Algorithms
5 42 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (7.28%) Derivative
7 39 (6.93%) Computer Science
8 30 (5.33%) Fintech
9 26 (4.62%) Data Structures
10 15 (2.66%) N-Tier
11 14 (2.49%) RIA
12 11 (1.95%) Virtual Team
13 9 (1.60%) Data Centre
13 9 (1.60%) TWAP
13 9 (1.60%) VWAP
14 8 (1.42%) Hedge funds
14 8 (1.42%) OTC Derivatives
15 7 (1.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 6 (1.07%) Management Information System
17 5 (0.89%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 170 (30.20%) Linux
2 154 (27.35%) Unix
3 39 (6.93%) Windows
4 28 (4.97%) Solaris
5 19 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.24%) AIX
7 6 (1.07%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.53%) CentOS
10 1 (0.18%) Fedora
10 1 (0.18%) SUSE
10 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (47.78%) Multithreading
2 182 (32.33%) Electronic Trading
3 150 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (18.65%) High Availability
5 81 (14.39%) Algorithmic Trading
6 68 (12.08%) TDD
7 64 (11.37%) Multithreaded Programming
8 59 (10.48%) OO
9 51 (9.06%) Risk Management
10 48 (8.53%) E-Commerce
10 48 (8.53%) SDLC
11 46 (8.17%) Open Source
12 40 (7.10%) DevOps
12 40 (7.10%) Scrum
13 39 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (6.57%) Microservices
15 35 (6.22%) Concurrent Programming
16 33 (5.86%) Software Engineering
17 29 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
18 27 (4.80%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 258 (45.83%) Java
2 191 (33.93%) C++
3 87 (15.45%) SQL
4 77 (13.68%) C#
5 64 (11.37%) Python
6 55 (9.77%) JavaScript
7 40 (7.10%) Perl
8 35 (6.22%) Bash Shell
9 28 (4.97%) C
9 28 (4.97%) Scala
10 16 (2.84%) Shell Script
11 15 (2.66%) Ruby
12 11 (1.95%) ES6
13 8 (1.42%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.07%) PHP
14 6 (1.07%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.89%) VBA
16 4 (0.71%) Bourne shell
16 4 (0.71%) C-shell
16 4 (0.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (7.46%) Degree
2 9 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (1.42%) CCIE
4 2 (0.36%) CCNP
4 2 (0.36%) RHCA
4 2 (0.36%) RHCE
4 2 (0.36%) RHCSA
4 2 (0.36%) RHCT
5 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.18%) JNCIE
5 1 (0.18%) MCSE
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.97%) MiFID
2 9 (1.60%) QA
3 7 (1.24%) SLA
4 2 (0.36%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.18%) EMIR
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (2.13%) Docker
2 9 (1.60%) NFS
2 9 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.89%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.71%) KVM
4 4 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 25 (4.44%) Puppet
2 15 (2.66%) Ansible
2 15 (2.66%) ITRS Geneos
3 9 (1.60%) Graphite
3 9 (1.60%) Nagios
3 9 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.24%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 5 (0.89%) TeamSite
6 4 (0.71%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (0.53%) Terraform
8 2 (0.36%) Endace
9 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 56 (9.95%) Oracle
2 38 (6.75%) TIBCO
3 24 (4.26%) Red Hat
4 23 (4.09%) Reuters
5 21 (3.73%) Solace
6 17 (3.02%) IBM
7 16 (2.84%) Cisco
7 16 (2.84%) ION Trading
8 12 (2.13%) Sybase
9 11 (1.95%) Arista
9 11 (1.95%) Cognizant
9 11 (1.95%) HP
9 11 (1.95%) Microsoft
10 10 (1.78%) Bloomberg
10 10 (1.78%) VMware
11 9 (1.60%) Juniper
12 6 (1.07%) Fidessa
12 6 (1.07%) Informatica
12 6 (1.07%) Perforce
12 6 (1.07%) Sun
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