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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 30 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 10 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.71% 1.21% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 1.64% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£405 £369 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.83% -7.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -34.37%
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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
259 244 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 70.19% 73.72% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 110 141
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £459 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 50
Average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 17 (85.00%) Linux
1 17 (85.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (55.00%) HTTP
2 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (55.00%) Python
2 11 (55.00%) XML
2 11 (55.00%) JSON
2 11 (55.00%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (55.00%) Ubuntu
2 11 (55.00%) RabbitMQ
2 11 (55.00%) Twisted
2 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (55.00%) Docker
2 11 (55.00%) DevOps
3 6 (30.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (30.00%) Sun
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) UNIX
3 6 (30.00%) Solaris
3 6 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) Perl
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) J2EE
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 6 (30.00%) J2SE
3 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (30.00%) UML
3 6 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (30.00%) OO

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (30.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) HTTP
1 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (85.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Python Developer
3 9 (45.00%) Python Software Engineer
3 9 (45.00%) Software Engineer
4 8 (40.00%) Software Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Design Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Python Programmer
6 3 (15.00%) Programmer
7 2 (10.00%) Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Java Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Technical Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Project Manager
8 1 (5.00%) Software Programmer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) XML
1 11 (55.00%) JSON
1 11 (55.00%) RabbitMQ
1 11 (55.00%) Twisted
2 6 (30.00%) J2EE
2 6 (30.00%) J2SE
3 2 (10.00%) CGI
3 2 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Clustering
2 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) Ubuntu
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle Linux
3 6 (30.00%) UNIX
3 6 (30.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
1 11 (55.00%) DevOps
2 6 (30.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) UML
2 6 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
2 6 (30.00%) OO
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) DSDM
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Python
2 6 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Perl
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
1 6 (30.00%) Sun
1 6 (30.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (5.00%) F5