The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cambridge region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 42 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Clustering 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.67% 1.26% 1.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.42% 5.75% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Average daily rate
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£450 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -31.03%
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
124 87 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.68% 21.97% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 40 75
Average daily rate £388 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 32
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% -5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.06 £17.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
Clustering
Cambridgeshire

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Clustering across the Cambridge region.

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) UML
1 5 (83.33%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
1 5 (83.33%) J2SE
1 5 (83.33%) Sun
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
1 5 (83.33%) Multithreading
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Atlassian
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) Sybase
2 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 3 (50.00%) CGI
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Clustering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Clustering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Java Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
1 5 (83.33%) J2SE
2 3 (50.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) UML
1 5 (83.33%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
1 5 (83.33%) Multithreading
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Sun
2 4 (66.67%) Sybase
2 4 (66.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
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