Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 20 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 128 136
Rank change year-on-year -14 +8 -6
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 3 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.11% 0.13% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.16% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Surrey median daily rate £525 £525 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +47.89% -29.00%
10th Percentile £513 £483 £343
90th Percentile £538 £538 £414
South East median daily rate £438 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -16.67% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2299 1921 2211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 83.39% 83.56% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1643 1275 1351
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £285
90th Percentile £580 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 83 51
Surrey median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.55 £12.70
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.07 £52.17
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%

Low Latency
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Low Latency in Surrey

Low Latency
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Low Latency in Surrey

Low Latency
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 20 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
Camberley - 1 - -
Low Latency
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 1 (33.33%) Video\Live Streaming
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) WebRTC
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware

Low Latency
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Python
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware