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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grid Computing over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Grid Computing
London / City of London
Rank 146 140 170
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +30
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 8 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.89% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 21
Median daily rate £390 £600 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £600 £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £630 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1129 1241 1983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.34% 40.40% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 850 944 1561
Median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 27
Median hourly rate £22.13 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.00 £13.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.60 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

Grid Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Grid Computing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Grid Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Grid Computing.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) N-Tier
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) Spring
4 5 (41.67%) Credit Risk
4 5 (41.67%) DevOps
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) NUnit
5 3 (25.00%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) CruiseControl
5 3 (25.00%) Subversion
5 3 (25.00%) Derivative
5 3 (25.00%) DataSynapse
5 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Middleware
5 3 (25.00%) EasyMock
5 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (25.00%) Scala
5 3 (25.00%) Mockito
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) ClearCase
5 3 (25.00%) JUnit
5 3 (25.00%) C++

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (25.00%) CruiseControl
1 3 (25.00%) EasyMock
1 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
1 3 (25.00%) Mockito
1 3 (25.00%) NUnit
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
1 9 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Credit Risk Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Credit Risk Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Scala Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Scala Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Grid Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Credit Risk Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Core Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Spring
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (16.67%) ELK Stack
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Credit Risk
1 5 (41.67%) N-Tier
2 3 (25.00%) Derivative
2 3 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (8.33%) Market Risk
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) BDD
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Presales
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) DataSynapse
3 2 (16.67%) Splunk
3 2 (16.67%) TIBCO