The 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Clustering
Rank 41 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Clustering 7 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.56% 1.34% 1.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.07% 3.52% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +40.24%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
138 142 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.67% 38.17% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 72 63
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 22 35
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.00 £17.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (81.82%) SQL
1 9 (81.82%) J2EE
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) Solaris
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) UML
1 9 (81.82%) OOA/OOD
1 9 (81.82%) OO
1 9 (81.82%) UNIX
1 9 (81.82%) Tomcat
1 9 (81.82%) J2SE
1 9 (81.82%) Sun
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) Load Balancing
1 9 (81.82%) Multithreading
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Atlassian
2 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (72.73%) Perl
2 8 (72.73%) WebLogic
3 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Open Source
4 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
4 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Sybase
4 5 (45.45%) Internet

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (81.82%) Tomcat
2 8 (72.73%) WebLogic
3 3 (27.27%) Apache
4 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Zen Cart
1 1 (9.09%) osCommerce
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Java Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Design Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Principal Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
5 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) J2EE
1 9 (81.82%) J2SE
2 4 (36.36%) CGI
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) Zend Framework
3 1 (9.09%) CakePHP
3 1 (9.09%) XML-RPC
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) Ext JS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Open Source
2 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Solaris
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) UNIX
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) UML
1 9 (81.82%) OOA/OOD
1 9 (81.82%) OO
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) Load Balancing
1 9 (81.82%) Multithreading
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
3 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Process Management
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
1 9 (81.82%) Sun
2 8 (72.73%) Atlassian
3 5 (45.45%) Sybase
4 1 (9.09%) Zend
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix