The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 38 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.36% 0.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £22.75
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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 Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
226 332 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.48% 83.63% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 234 76
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £11.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +137.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £27.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £27.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Load Balancing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) CMS

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (50.00%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP