The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 3 months to 29 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.

Low Latency
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 108 109
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1  
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.074% 0.41% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.49% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Median daily rate £475 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -8.94% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Low Latency is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1144 1617 1560
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 85.18% 82.92% 85.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 1135 997
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 40
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.63 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.80% -13.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £9.12 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.45 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Low Latency
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Low Latency as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Low Latency in West Yorkshire

Low Latency
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Low Latency in West Yorkshire

Low Latency
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Leeds +2 1 £475 +11.76% 2
Low Latency
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
1 5 (100.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) Scala
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) API Development
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) Dropwizard
5 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Docker
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) Puppet
5 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (20.00%) Node.js
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering

Low Latency
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Scala Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) REST
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Dropwizard
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
1 5 (100.00%) Microservices
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) API Development
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet