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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 254 240 247
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 8 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.091% 0.25% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.31% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 2
Median daily rate £419 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £468 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £360
% change year-on-year
- +31.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
7206 7649 6953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.54% 79.89% 76.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4361 4568 3825
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 245 251
Median hourly rate £39.50 £23.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.31% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
Berkshire -9 2 £438 -7.89% 1
Hampshire +2 1 £400 -
Low Latency
England

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 12 (60.00%) High Availability
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) CSS
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Node.js
3 7 (35.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (30.00%) HTML5
4 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (30.00%) CSS3
4 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
6 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 4 (20.00%) REST
6 4 (20.00%) Microservices
7 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) Replication
7 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (15.00%) Spring
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
7 3 (15.00%) N-Tier
7 3 (15.00%) SOA
7 3 (15.00%) Dell
7 3 (15.00%) EMC
7 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (5.00%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
1 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) Multicast
2 2 (10.00%) Unicast
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) BGP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.00%) IPsec
3 1 (5.00%) MPLS
3 1 (5.00%) OSPF
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Mockito
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Node.js Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Ab Initio Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) DBA
5 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Angular Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark Developer
6 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (5.00%) MongoDB Developer
6 1 (5.00%) NoSQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) CSS
1 7 (35.00%) Node.js
2 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (30.00%) CSS3
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 6 (30.00%) HTML5
3 4 (20.00%) REST
4 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (15.00%) Middleware
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (15.00%) Spring
5 2 (10.00%) Express
5 2 (10.00%) Jade
5 2 (10.00%) RESTful
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (5.00%) EJS
6 1 (5.00%) OAuth
6 1 (5.00%) OAuth2
6 1 (5.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (15.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
1 3 (15.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Blockchain
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Social Media
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) High Availability
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (20.00%) Microservices
3 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (15.00%) Kanban
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) Service Design
4 3 (15.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Asynchronous Programming
5 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCIE
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Data Guard
1 3 (15.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco
1 3 (15.00%) Dell
1 3 (15.00%) EMC
1 3 (15.00%) F5
1 3 (15.00%) NetApp
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
1 3 (15.00%) Splunk
2 2 (10.00%) Ab Initio