The first table below looks at the demand for Low Latency skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank 114 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 8 36 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.31% 1.44% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 35 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £481
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1942 1769 1686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 74.15% 70.73% 65.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 891 793
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 56
Average hourly rate £26.25 £19.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.00 £40.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Low Latency
UK

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Low Latency across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Low Latency
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Low Latency Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Low Latency
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +4 8 £400 +6.66%
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Low Latency
UK

Low Latency
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Low Latency also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Low Latency.

1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
3 4 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
3 4 (33.33%) KDB
3 4 (33.33%) Front Office
3 4 (33.33%) Middleware
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) UML
4 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) J2EE
4 3 (25.00%) Java SE
4 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (16.67%) Network Design
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) JMS
6 1 (8.33%) Spring
6 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Banking
6 1 (8.33%) Memory Management
6 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (8.33%) WebSockets

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Low Latency also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Low Latency. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) KDB
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Front Office
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Java Technical Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (25.00%) J2EE
2 3 (25.00%) Java SE
3 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (8.33%) WebSockets
3 1 (8.33%) JMS
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
3 3 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Memory Management
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java