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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lightstreamer
UK
Rank 597 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Lightstreamer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.026% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £531 - -
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 7784 9113 9021
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.41% 17.25% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5089 5794 5356
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £561 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 225 316
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.92 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +4.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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

Lightstreamer
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lightstreamer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 2 £531 -
England - 2 £531 -

Lightstreamer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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%) MS 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
Top Related 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%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS 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%) ISO20022
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft