The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Low Latency skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Low Latency
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank 21 - 20
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 20 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 9.39% - 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.93% - 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 1
Median daily rate £433 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -8.94% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Low Latency is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 183 93 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 85.92% 83.04% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 43 45
Median daily rate £400 £300 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +39.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £109 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.89% +16.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Low Latency
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim citing Low Latency as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Low Latency in County Antrim

Low Latency
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Low Latency in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for Low Latency in County Antrim

Low Latency
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

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 County Antrim region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Belfast - 19 £433 - 1
Low Latency
Northern Ireland

Low Latency
Top 29 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (95.45%) C++
3 20 (90.91%) Finance
4 17 (77.27%) Unix
5 14 (63.64%) Front Office
5 14 (63.64%) OOP
5 14 (63.64%) OOA/OOD
5 14 (63.64%) FIX Protocol
5 14 (63.64%) Market Making
5 14 (63.64%) Multithreading
6 13 (59.09%) Banking
7 10 (45.45%) Virtual Team
8 8 (36.36%) Electronic Trading
9 6 (27.27%) Equities
10 5 (22.73%) Degree
10 5 (22.73%) Windows
10 5 (22.73%) UML
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
10 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
10 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
11 3 (13.64%) Algorithms
12 2 (9.09%) Index Arbitrage
12 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
12 2 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (9.09%) SQL
13 1 (4.55%) OO
13 1 (4.55%) Java
13 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
13 1 (4.55%) Algorithmic Trading

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (90.91%) Finance
2 14 (63.64%) Front Office
3 13 (59.09%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 19 (86.36%) C++ Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Senior Developer
4 7 (31.82%) Senior C++ Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Front Office C++ Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Front Office Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Low Latency C++ Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Algorithmic Trading Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Virtual Team
2 6 (27.27%) Equities
3 3 (13.64%) Algorithms
4 2 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (77.27%) Unix
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Market Making
1 14 (63.64%) Multithreading
1 14 (63.64%) OOA/OOD
1 14 (63.64%) OOP
2 8 (36.36%) Electronic Trading
3 5 (22.73%) UML
3 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Index Arbitrage
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £466.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago