The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Grid Computing in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grid Computing over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grid Computing
Rank 187 206 215
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +9
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 13 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.82% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 15
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£575 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £650 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate - £388 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2034 2699 3013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.44% 37.51% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1462 1987 2221
Average daily rate £463 £485 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.63% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 57 66
Average hourly rate £18.18 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £48.00 £32.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -36.36%

Grid Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Grid Computing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Grid Computing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Grid Computing across the City of London region.

Grid Computing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Grid Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Grid Computing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Grid Computing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Grid Computing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Grid Computing across the City of London region.

Grid Computing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Grid Computing 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 Grid Computing.

1 20 (74.07%) C#
2 15 (55.56%) Banking
3 14 (51.85%) Front Office
4 10 (37.04%) C++
4 10 (37.04%) Derivative
5 9 (33.33%) WCF
5 9 (33.33%) Java
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle
5 9 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (29.63%) .NET
6 8 (29.63%) Finance
6 8 (29.63%) DataSynapse
6 8 (29.63%) Multithreading
7 6 (22.22%) Market Risk
7 6 (22.22%) Degree
7 6 (22.22%) Spring
7 6 (22.22%) Investment Banking
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 5 (18.52%) Fixed Income
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (18.52%) Credit Risk
9 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (14.81%) LINQ
9 4 (14.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (14.81%) TDD
9 4 (14.81%) Middleware

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Grid Computing 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 Grid Computing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (3.70%) GemFire
2 1 (3.70%) TIBCO EMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (3.70%) Hazelcast
5 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Maven
2 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.41%) IntelliJ
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
3 1 (3.70%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.70%) jMock
3 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) Mockito
3 1 (3.70%) Hudson
3 1 (3.70%) Gradle
General
1 15 (55.56%) Banking
2 14 (51.85%) Front Office
3 8 (29.63%) Finance
4 6 (22.22%) Investment Banking
5 2 (7.41%) Back Office
6 1 (3.70%) Legal
6 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) C# Developer
3 6 (22.22%) C++ Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C++/C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) WCF
2 8 (29.63%) .NET
3 6 (22.22%) Spring
4 4 (14.81%) LINQ
4 4 (14.81%) STL
4 4 (14.81%) XML
4 4 (14.81%) Middleware
5 3 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (11.11%) WPF
5 3 (11.11%) Task Parallel Library
6 2 (7.41%) HTML5
6 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
6 2 (7.41%) WinForms
6 2 (7.41%) HTML
6 2 (7.41%) JDBC
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.70%) REST
7 1 (3.70%) WF
7 1 (3.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Derivative
2 9 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (22.22%) Market Risk
4 5 (18.52%) Credit Risk
4 5 (18.52%) Fixed Income
5 4 (14.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
6 2 (7.41%) Equities
6 2 (7.41%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (3.70%) Economics
7 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
7 1 (3.70%) CUDA
7 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Multithreading
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) TDD
2 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.11%) Monte Carlo Method
3 3 (11.11%) Greeks
3 3 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Data Management
5 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Workflow
5 1 (3.70%) Validation
5 1 (3.70%) MVC
5 1 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) C++
3 9 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) VBA
5 2 (7.41%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) MCSD
2 1 (3.70%) Postgraduate
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) PhD
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) DataSynapse
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Reuters
4 2 (7.41%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.70%) Infragistics
5 1 (3.70%) DevExpress
5 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.70%) Sybase
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