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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Low Latency
England / South East
Rank 220 256 -
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 19 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.080% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.098% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 0
Median daily rate £400 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £625
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
6185 7114 7546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.81% 81.31% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3650 4401 4125
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 276 249
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.03 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Low Latency across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Low Latency Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +9 9 £350 -41.66%
Surrey - 4 £500 -
Hampshire - 3 £525 -
Berkshire +19 1 £400 +33.33% 2
Low Latency
England

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 19 (79.17%) Java
2 14 (58.33%) Spring
3 12 (50.00%) Maven
4 10 (41.67%) Groovy
4 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 10 (41.67%) Apache Camel
4 10 (41.67%) Microservices
5 9 (37.50%) Spring Integration
5 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (33.33%) IBM
6 8 (33.33%) XML
6 8 (33.33%) XSLT
6 8 (33.33%) Gradle
6 8 (33.33%) Grails
7 7 (29.17%) Multithreading
8 6 (25.00%) RESTful
8 6 (25.00%) Web Services
8 6 (25.00%) TDD
9 5 (20.83%) WPF
9 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
9 5 (20.83%) Apache
9 5 (20.83%) C#
9 5 (20.83%) .NET
9 5 (20.83%) MVVM
9 5 (20.83%) BDD
9 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (16.67%) High Availability
10 4 (16.67%) JMS
10 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
11 3 (12.50%) Scrum

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 5 (20.83%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Big Data
1 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Maven
2 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (33.33%) Gradle
4 3 (12.50%) Bitbucket
4 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.33%) JUnit
6 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.17%) Mockito
6 1 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
1 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (70.83%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) C# Developer
3 5 (20.83%) C# WPF Developer
3 5 (20.83%) WPF Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Agile Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Apache Spark Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) Spring
2 10 (41.67%) Apache Camel
3 9 (37.50%) Spring Integration
4 8 (33.33%) Grails
4 8 (33.33%) XML
4 8 (33.33%) XSLT
5 6 (25.00%) RESTful
5 6 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.83%) .NET
6 5 (20.83%) WPF
7 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 4 (16.67%) JMS
8 3 (12.50%) J2EE
8 3 (12.50%) REST
9 2 (8.33%) Akka
9 2 (8.33%) Java EE
9 2 (8.33%) Play Framework
9 2 (8.33%) spray
10 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
10 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) iPad
1 1 (4.17%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Microservices
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Multithreading
4 6 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.83%) BDD
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.83%) MVVM
5 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) High Availability
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 2 (8.33%) Kanban
9 1 (4.17%) Concurrent Programming
9 1 (4.17%) DevOps
9 1 (4.17%) MVC
9 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) Groovy
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) Scala
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle