Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 195 180
Rank change year-on-year -3 -15 +9
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 7 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.14% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
East of England median daily rate £375 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -4.76% -10.64%
10th Percentile £333 £415 £304
90th Percentile £488 £585 £538
England median daily rate £650 £650 £593
% change year-on-year - +9.70% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £50.00 -

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 4,203 4,294 3,975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.55% 84.78% 82.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,487 2,490 2,287
East of England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £581 £542
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 244 316
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £36.50 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.68% +14.96% +27.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.33 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.30 £50.69 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.20 £25.00 £23.10
% change year-on-year -11.22% +8.25% +4.98%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Low Latency in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 15 December 2018. 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 +9 6 £413 -8.33%
Hertfordshire - 1 £375 -
Low Latency
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) Workflow
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) Use Case
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
1 4 (57.14%) Confluence
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (57.14%) User Stories
1 4 (57.14%) Data Transformation
1 4 (57.14%) GDPR
1 4 (57.14%) Business Process Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 2 (28.57%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading

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 4 (57.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (14.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) HR Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) HR Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior C++ Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Process Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) Data Transformation
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Use Case
1 4 (57.14%) User Stories
1 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Data Privacy
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) GDPR
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
2 1 (14.29%) Ruckus Wireless