The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Clustering in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Clustering 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 terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Gloucestershire 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
Clustering
Rank 38 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Clustering 7 14 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.79% 4.24% 4.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.29% 20.59% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 33
Average daily rate £325 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+20.37% +3.84%
Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
96 68 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.62% 20.61% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 38 104
Average daily rate £325 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £165 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Average hourly rate £13.75 £40.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.83% +8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £16.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Clustering
South West

Clustering
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Clustering Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Clustering
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Clustering Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Clustering
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Clustering across the Gloucestershire region.

Clustering Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Clustering
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Clustering within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 5 £300 -
Clustering
South West

Clustering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Clustering 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 Clustering.

1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Solaris
1 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
1 5 (62.50%) webMethods
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Sybase
3 2 (25.00%) Replication
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Gerrit
4 1 (12.50%) HornetQ
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) JPA
4 1 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (12.50%) Maven
4 1 (12.50%) RIA
4 1 (12.50%) GWT
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) EJB
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) C

Clustering
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Clustering 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 Clustering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Gerrit
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (25.00%) webMethods Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) webMethods Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HornetQ
1 1 (12.50%) JPA
1 1 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (12.50%) GWT
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) EJB
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Swing
1 1 (12.50%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) webMethods
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Sybase
4 1 (12.50%) JBoss