The table below looks at the statistics for Low Latency skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 136 135 123
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 2 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.078% 0.094% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.12% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +31.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00
Low Latency
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2126 2587 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.14% 81.15% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1257 1301 1149
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 37
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.28 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow - 2 £463 - 1
Low Latency
UK

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Front Office
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Code Optimisation
2 1 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) CakePHP
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (20.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Front Office
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CakePHP
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Equities
1 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (20.00%) Code Optimisation
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO