The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 41 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 10 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.03% 0.55% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 0.74% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
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£430 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 - £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.95% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.68%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
319 271 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 64.71% 74.45% 63.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 121 128
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 £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 74
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.44 £24.60 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.25 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 9 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) Clustering
3 9 (50.00%) UML
3 9 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 9 (50.00%) OO
3 9 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (50.00%) UNIX
3 9 (50.00%) Solaris
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) J2EE
3 9 (50.00%) Oracle
3 9 (50.00%) J2SE
3 9 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 9 (50.00%) Sun
3 9 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
4 8 (44.44%) WebLogic
4 8 (44.44%) Perl
4 8 (44.44%) Atlassian
5 6 (33.33%) JSON
5 6 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 6 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 6 (33.33%) XML
5 6 (33.33%) Python
5 6 (33.33%) HTTP
5 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (44.44%) WebLogic
3 3 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) HTTP
1 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (27.78%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Python Software Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Java Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Principal Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Design Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) J2EE
1 9 (50.00%) J2SE
2 6 (33.33%) JSON
2 6 (33.33%) XML
2 6 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (33.33%) Twisted
3 4 (22.22%) CGI
4 2 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Clustering
2 5 (27.78%) Open Source
3 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) UNIX
2 9 (50.00%) Solaris
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 9 (50.00%) UML
1 9 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 9 (50.00%) OO
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) DevOps
3 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) DSDM
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Perl
3 6 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
1 9 (50.00%) Sun
2 8 (44.44%) Atlassian
3 5 (27.78%) Sybase
4 1 (5.56%) F5