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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank 240 248 228
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 30 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.033% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.044% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 3
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£475 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
7601 6804 6394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.70% 74.39% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4657 3831 3521
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 260 258
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015. 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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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
Berkshire +15 20 £475 - 2
Surrey - 7 £418 -
Hampshire -6 3 - - 2
Low Latency
England

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 37 (66.07%) Big Data
2 30 (53.57%) Web Services
3 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (41.07%) Ab Initio
5 22 (39.29%) JMS
6 21 (37.50%) UNIX
6 21 (37.50%) Shell Script
7 18 (32.14%) IBM
7 18 (32.14%) SOAP
7 18 (32.14%) TCP/IP
7 18 (32.14%) Finance
8 17 (30.36%) DataPower
8 17 (30.36%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (25.00%) WSDL
9 14 (25.00%) HTTP
9 14 (25.00%) XML
9 14 (25.00%) Multithreading
10 13 (23.21%) REST
10 13 (23.21%) High Availability
10 13 (23.21%) Java
10 13 (23.21%) Configuration Management
11 12 (21.43%) WebSphere
12 11 (19.64%) DB2
13 10 (17.86%) Linux
13 10 (17.86%) Python
13 10 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
14 9 (16.07%) TIBCO
14 9 (16.07%) Eclipse
14 9 (16.07%) Spring
14 9 (16.07%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 8 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) TCP/IP
2 14 (25.00%) HTTP
3 4 (7.14%) IPsec
3 4 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (7.14%) VPN
3 4 (7.14%) SSL
3 4 (7.14%) OSPF
3 4 (7.14%) BGP
3 4 (7.14%) TACACS
3 4 (7.14%) Firewall
4 3 (5.36%) EIGRP
4 3 (5.36%) ATM
5 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.79%) Network Security
5 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (66.07%) Big Data
2 11 (19.64%) DB2
3 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Eclipse
1 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.29%) VisualVM
2 8 (14.29%) YourKit
2 8 (14.29%) JUnit
2 8 (14.29%) Maven
2 8 (14.29%) ANTLR
3 1 (1.79%) Hudson
3 1 (1.79%) GCC
3 1 (1.79%) SCons
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.79%) Build Forge
3 1 (1.79%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.79%) Robot Framework
3 1 (1.79%) Juju
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.79%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 48 (85.71%) Developer
2 23 (41.07%) Ab Initio Developer
3 17 (30.36%) Senior Developer
4 13 (23.21%) Java Developer
5 9 (16.07%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
6 8 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Network Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Android Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Implementation Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Consultant
10 1 (1.79%) Business Developer
10 1 (1.79%) C++ Software Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) Business Consultant
10 1 (1.79%) Network Security Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Specialist
10 1 (1.79%) Security Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (53.57%) Web Services
2 22 (39.29%) JMS
3 18 (32.14%) SOAP
4 14 (25.00%) WSDL
4 14 (25.00%) XML
5 13 (23.21%) REST
6 10 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (16.07%) Spring
8 8 (14.29%) XACML
8 8 (14.29%) Drools
8 8 (14.29%) RESTful
8 8 (14.29%) MyBatis
8 8 (14.29%) Apache Thrift
9 6 (10.71%) Middleware
10 5 (8.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 1 (1.79%) JPA
11 1 (1.79%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (1.79%) JSON
11 1 (1.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) DataPower
1 17 (30.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) UNIX
2 10 (17.86%) Linux
3 5 (8.93%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) CentOS
4 1 (1.79%) Scientific Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 13 (23.21%) High Availability
3 13 (23.21%) Configuration Management
4 8 (14.29%) Code Coverage
4 8 (14.29%) Information Security
4 8 (14.29%) SOA
4 8 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (14.29%) BPMN
5 6 (10.71%) Resource Management
6 5 (8.93%) Android Development
7 4 (7.14%) Network Design
8 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.57%) ETL
8 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.79%) UML
9 1 (1.79%) OO
9 1 (1.79%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.79%) Change Management
9 1 (1.79%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 21 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 13 (23.21%) Java
3 10 (17.86%) Python
4 8 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (1.79%) VBA
5 1 (1.79%) Perl
5 1 (1.79%) C#
5 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) CCNP
1 4 (7.14%) CCNA
1 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Ab Initio
2 18 (32.14%) IBM
3 9 (16.07%) TIBCO
4 8 (14.29%) Oracle
5 5 (8.93%) Cisco
6 4 (7.14%) Nokia
6 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.36%) BT
8 1 (1.79%) VMware
8 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.79%) Remedy
8 1 (1.79%) Intel
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