Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 38 23
Rank change year-on-year +19 -15 +7
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 95 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 16.13% 0.72% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.96% 0.93% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 0 5
County Antrim median daily rate £445 - £425
10th Percentile £376 - £413
90th Percentile £600 - £445
Northern Ireland median daily rate £445 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

Low Latency is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 529 216 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 89.81% 78.26% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 127 55
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +7.69% +3.17%
10th Percentile £303 £138 £101
90th Percentile £501 £425 £525
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £360 £325
% change year-on-year +14.58% +10.77% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 2
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £13.63 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.75% -10.66% +17.31%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £23.75 £35.15 £16.38
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year -1.75% -6.56% +17.31%

Low Latency
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing Low Latency as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +22 95 £445 - 1
Low Latency
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 (75.79%) Finance
2 57 (60.00%) Unix
3 56 (58.95%) Banking
4 53 (55.79%) C++
5 52 (54.74%) Linux
6 51 (53.68%) Multithreading
7 47 (49.47%) Front Office
8 39 (41.05%) Market Making
9 38 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
10 30 (31.58%) Equities
11 29 (30.53%) KDB
12 26 (27.37%) Electronic Trading
13 25 (26.32%) OOP
13 25 (26.32%) OOA/OOD
14 24 (25.26%) Visual Studio
14 24 (25.26%) FIX Protocol
15 22 (23.16%) Test Automation
15 22 (23.16%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (22.11%) C#
17 20 (21.05%) Degree
17 20 (21.05%) TDD
17 20 (21.05%) Asynchronous Programming
17 20 (21.05%) Performance Improvement
18 16 (16.84%) Java
19 15 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
20 14 (14.74%) Refactoring
20 14 (14.74%) Data Structures
21 12 (12.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 12 (12.63%) Physics
22 11 (11.58%) Virtual Team

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 29 (30.53%) KDB
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (25.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.11%) Hudson
2 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.11%) JHipster
3 1 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 72 (75.79%) Finance
2 56 (58.95%) Banking
3 47 (49.47%) Front Office
4 7 (7.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (97.89%) Developer
2 49 (51.58%) C++ Developer
3 36 (37.89%) Senior Developer
4 27 (28.42%) KDB Developer
5 26 (27.37%) Senior C++ Developer
6 20 (21.05%) C# Developer
7 16 (16.84%) C++/C# Developer
7 16 (16.84%) Real Time Developer
8 14 (14.74%) Java Developer
9 13 (13.68%) Senior C# Developer
10 10 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (9.47%) Low Latency C++ Developer
12 8 (8.42%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 7 (7.37%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
13 7 (7.37%) Front Office Developer
13 7 (7.37%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
14 6 (6.32%) Front Office C++ Developer
15 4 (4.21%) C Developer
15 4 (4.21%) Linux Developer
16 2 (2.11%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.26%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (2.11%) Spring Boot
2 2 (2.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (31.58%) Equities
3 14 (14.74%) Data Structures
4 12 (12.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (11.58%) Virtual Team
6 9 (9.47%) Fixed Income
7 8 (8.42%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 57 (60.00%) Unix
2 52 (54.74%) Linux
3 8 (8.42%) Windows
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (53.68%) Multithreading
2 39 (41.05%) Market Making
3 26 (27.37%) Electronic Trading
4 25 (26.32%) OOA/OOD
4 25 (26.32%) OOP
5 22 (23.16%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (23.16%) Test Automation
6 20 (21.05%) Asynchronous Programming
6 20 (21.05%) Performance Improvement
6 20 (21.05%) TDD
7 15 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
8 14 (14.74%) Refactoring
9 12 (12.63%) Physics
10 9 (9.47%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.21%) UML
11 4 (4.21%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.16%) Risk Management
13 2 (2.11%) Functional Testing
13 2 (2.11%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (55.79%) C++
2 21 (22.11%) C#
3 16 (16.84%) Java
4 6 (6.32%) R
5 5 (5.26%) SQL
6 4 (4.21%) C
6 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.21%) Ruby
7 3 (3.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (21.05%) Degree
2 8 (8.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.05%) ISEB
3 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (1.05%) HP