The first table below looks at the demand for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 28 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 of the Processes & Methodologies 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 37 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 12 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.57% 0.26% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 0.38% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
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£385 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.59% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £15.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+67.74% -51.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
318 266 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 68.09% 69.27% 58.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 122 122
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 71
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £31.00 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.25 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Load Balancing
Cambridgeshire

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Load Balancing 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 Load Balancing.

1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (46.67%) Multithreading
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Clustering
3 7 (46.67%) UML
3 7 (46.67%) OOA/OOD
3 7 (46.67%) OO
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) UNIX
3 7 (46.67%) Solaris
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) J2EE
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) J2SE
3 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
3 7 (46.67%) Sun
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (40.00%) Perl
4 6 (40.00%) Atlassian
5 5 (33.33%) JSON
5 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) Sybase
5 5 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (33.33%) HTTP
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Load Balancing 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 Load Balancing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
2 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (20.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) HTTP
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Python Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Design Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) J2EE
1 7 (46.67%) J2SE
2 5 (33.33%) XML
2 5 (33.33%) JSON
2 5 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (33.33%) Twisted
3 4 (26.67%) CGI
4 2 (13.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) UNIX
2 7 (46.67%) Solaris
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) UML
1 7 (46.67%) OOA/OOD
1 7 (46.67%) OO
1 7 (46.67%) Multithreading
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Perl
3 5 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
1 7 (46.67%) Sun
2 6 (40.00%) Atlassian
3 5 (33.33%) Sybase
4 1 (6.67%) F5
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