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 26 June 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.

Low Latency
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 61 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 18.15% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 53 0 0
Median daily rate £445 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -8.89% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 282 73 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 83.93% 85.88% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 38 26
Median daily rate £413 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £13.78 £17.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.97% -46.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Low Latency in County Antrim over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 26 June 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 - 61 £445 - 1
Low Latency
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 72 (88.89%) Finance
2 62 (76.54%) Linux
3 60 (74.07%) C++
4 58 (71.60%) Unix
5 49 (60.49%) Banking
6 48 (59.26%) Front Office
7 45 (55.56%) Multithreading
8 40 (49.38%) Market Making
9 38 (46.91%) OOP
9 38 (46.91%) OOA/OOD
10 36 (44.44%) FIX Protocol
11 31 (38.27%) Electronic Trading
12 27 (33.33%) Equities
13 20 (24.69%) Visual Studio
14 18 (22.22%) Windows
14 18 (22.22%) Java
15 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
15 15 (18.52%) UML
15 15 (18.52%) Unit Testing
16 14 (17.28%) Virtual Team
17 12 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
17 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (13.58%) Degree
18 11 (13.58%) SQL
19 10 (12.35%) OO
20 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
21 8 (9.88%) Computer Science Degree
22 7 (8.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 7 (8.64%) C#
23 6 (7.41%) Fixed Income

Low Latency
Co-occurring 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 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.17%) KDB
4 1 (1.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (24.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 72 (88.89%) Finance
2 49 (60.49%) Banking
3 48 (59.26%) Front Office
4 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (96.30%) Developer
2 57 (70.37%) C++ Developer
3 30 (37.04%) Senior Developer
4 16 (19.75%) Java Developer
4 16 (19.75%) Senior C++ Developer
5 15 (18.52%) Low Latency C++ Developer
6 14 (17.28%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
6 14 (17.28%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 14 (17.28%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (12.35%) Front Office C++ Developer
7 10 (12.35%) Front Office Developer
8 6 (7.41%) C# Developer
9 5 (6.17%) C++/C# Developer
9 5 (6.17%) KDB Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Linux Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Real Time Developer
11 3 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
12 2 (2.47%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (44.44%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (4.94%) WPF
3 2 (2.47%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (33.33%) Equities
2 14 (17.28%) Virtual Team
3 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (7.41%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.70%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 62 (76.54%) Linux
2 58 (71.60%) Unix
3 18 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (55.56%) Multithreading
2 40 (49.38%) Market Making
3 38 (46.91%) OOA/OOD
3 38 (46.91%) OOP
4 31 (38.27%) Electronic Trading
5 15 (18.52%) UML
5 15 (18.52%) Unit Testing
6 12 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (12.35%) OO
8 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.17%) Asynchronous Programming
9 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.17%) Performance Improvement
9 5 (6.17%) TDD
9 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.94%) Index Arbitrage
11 3 (3.70%) Physics
11 3 (3.70%) Refactoring
11 3 (3.70%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.47%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 60 (74.07%) C++
2 18 (22.22%) Java
3 11 (13.58%) SQL
4 7 (8.64%) C#
5 2 (2.47%) R
6 1 (1.23%) Python
6 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) Degree
2 8 (9.88%) Computer Science Degree
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 10 hours ago