The first table below looks at the demand for Low Latency skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank 88 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.18% 0.066% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.088% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £513
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -26.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1318 1135 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.62% 74.82% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 612 776
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 36
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Low Latency
Yorkshire

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Low Latency
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Low Latency Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Low Latency
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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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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
Leeds -1 2 £320 -39.04% 1
Low Latency
Yorkshire

Low Latency
Top 10 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Java Concurrency
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) C++

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Java Concurrency
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C++