The table below looks at the statistics for Low Latency skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 248 254 234
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.058% 0.011% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.014% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £600 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Low Latency
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6791 7200 6227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.38% 77.44% 74.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4176 3942 3316
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 232 260
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Low Latency
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Low Latency Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Low Latency
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +5 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £600 -
Low Latency
England

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (43.48%) High Availability
2 9 (39.13%) Big Data
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Python
3 8 (34.78%) OO
3 8 (34.78%) JMS
3 8 (34.78%) Web Services
3 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 8 (34.78%) Multithreading
4 7 (30.43%) Maven
4 7 (30.43%) Spring
4 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
4 7 (30.43%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
5 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
6 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
6 5 (21.74%) C#
6 5 (21.74%) C++
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle
6 5 (21.74%) SOAP
6 5 (21.74%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) XML
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 4 (17.39%) Unix
7 4 (17.39%) OOD
7 4 (17.39%) C
7 4 (17.39%) DB2
7 4 (17.39%) JUnit

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.35%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) HTTP
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
1 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Big Data
2 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (17.39%) DB2
4 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
4 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (4.35%) JasperReports
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
1 7 (30.43%) Maven
2 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) AccuRev
3 4 (17.39%) JIRA
3 4 (17.39%) JUnit
4 3 (13.04%) Ant
4 3 (13.04%) ANTLR
4 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
4 3 (13.04%) VisualVM
4 3 (13.04%) YourKit
5 1 (4.35%) DbUnit
5 1 (4.35%) EasyMock
5 1 (4.35%) Grunt
5 1 (4.35%) HttpUnit
5 1 (4.35%) Protractor
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Ab Initio Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (8.70%) MongoDB Developer
5 2 (8.70%) NoSQL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Python Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) AIX Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) JMS
1 8 (34.78%) Web Services
2 7 (30.43%) Spring
3 5 (21.74%) SOAP
3 5 (21.74%) XML
4 4 (17.39%) Apache Wicket
4 4 (17.39%) GWT
4 4 (17.39%) Java EE
4 4 (17.39%) JSF
4 4 (17.39%) RESTful
4 4 (17.39%) Spring MVC
4 4 (17.39%) WSDL
5 3 (13.04%) Apache Thrift
5 3 (13.04%) Drools
5 3 (13.04%) Middleware
5 3 (13.04%) MyBatis
5 3 (13.04%) REST
5 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (13.04%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
3 4 (17.39%) DataPower
3 4 (17.39%) Device Driver
4 3 (13.04%) Data Integration
5 2 (8.70%) Social Media
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) Android
3 4 (17.39%) Mac OS X
3 4 (17.39%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) High Availability
2 8 (34.78%) Multithreading
2 8 (34.78%) OO
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Android Development
4 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) Memory Management
4 4 (17.39%) MVC
4 4 (17.39%) OOD
4 4 (17.39%) SDLC
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) BPMN
5 3 (13.04%) Code Coverage
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security
5 3 (13.04%) SOA
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Python
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) C++
4 4 (17.39%) C
4 4 (17.39%) Objective-C
4 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) PhD
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Ab Initio
2 4 (17.39%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.35%) BEA
4 1 (4.35%) Lumension
4 1 (4.35%) Sun