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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 40 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.82% 0.52% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.90% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £488 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £155.00 £32.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+376.92% -40.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
266 222 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 72.88% 57.51% 63.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 98 156
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 33
Average hourly rate £39.50 £38.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% -9.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.50 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Sybase
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Solaris
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) UML
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (100.00%) J2SE
1 7 (100.00%) Sun
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Clustering
1 7 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) OOA/OOD
2 6 (85.71%) OO
3 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
3 5 (71.43%) CGI
3 5 (71.43%) Perl
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Atlassian
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Advertising
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Architect
2 6 (85.71%) Java Architect
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
3 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (42.86%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 2 (28.57%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Java Solutions Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) J2SE
2 5 (71.43%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Solaris
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) UML
1 7 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (85.71%) OOA/OOD
2 6 (85.71%) OO
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Sybase
1 7 (100.00%) Sun
2 5 (71.43%) Atlassian
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