The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Lightstreamer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Lightstreamer over the 3 months to 25 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.

Lightstreamer
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 648 635
Contract jobs citing Lightstreamer 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.042% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £488 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Lightstreamer is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7676 9587 9977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.58% 18.07% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4899 6394 6227
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 235 341
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.50 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.51% -0.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

Lightstreamer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Lightstreamer as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Lightstreamer in the UK

Lightstreamer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lightstreamer in the UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Lightstreamer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Lightstreamer.

1 2 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Defensive Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Qpid
1 2 (100.00%) CloudFront
1 2 (100.00%) WebORB
1 2 (100.00%) Kafka
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (100.00%) ZeroMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Akka
1 2 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Internet

Lightstreamer
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (100.00%) Apache Qpid
1 2 (100.00%) WebORB
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (100.00%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Akka
1 2 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (100.00%) FpML
1 2 (100.00%) Kafka
1 2 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (100.00%) ZeroMQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Defensive Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 20022
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft