Period
to 22 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 April 2019 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
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 196 188
Rank change year-on-year +26 -8 -21
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.098% 0.11% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.13% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
East of England median daily rate £575 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% -10.64%
10th Percentile £489 £500 £513
90th Percentile £600 £633 £538
England median daily rate £650 £675 £588
% change year-on-year -3.70% +14.89% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,447 3,791 3,685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.18% 85.29% 84.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,000 2,133 2,197
East of England median daily rate £450 £436 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +8.88% -3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £238 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £463 £445
% change year-on-year +2.70% +3.93% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 225 263
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -43.28% +21.82%
10th Percentile £11.16 £11.43 £13.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.40 £47.70
England median hourly rate £24.96 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.93% -10.00% +7.11%

Low Latency
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Low Latency as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Low Latency in the East of England

Low Latency
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Low Latency in the East of England

Low Latency
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 22 April 2019. 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
Bedfordshire - 4 £575 -
Low Latency
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Low Latency also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 4 (100.00%) Data Transformation
2 3 (75.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (50.00%) RIA
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) GDPR
4 1 (25.00%) Business Process Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

Low Latency
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (75.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Lead Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) RIA
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Transformation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian