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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grid Computing
Rank 160 194 198
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +4
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 1 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.078% 0.35% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 15
Median daily rate - £600 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £347 £300
% change year-on-year
+43.89% +15.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Grid Computing
London

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
1285 1997 2301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.58% 36.76% 38.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1058 1558 1758
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 28
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.83 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.79% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.85 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

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
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 26 May 2016, 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 19 (90.48%) Front Office
1 19 (90.48%) Java
1 19 (90.48%) Oracle
1 19 (90.48%) Derivative
1 19 (90.48%) Oracle Coherence
2 17 (80.95%) DataSynapse
2 17 (80.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (80.95%) Spring
2 17 (80.95%) TDD
2 17 (80.95%) Pair Programming
3 6 (28.57%) Banking
4 3 (14.29%) Credit Risk
4 3 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Unix
5 2 (9.52%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
6 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
6 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
6 1 (4.76%) SAN
6 1 (4.76%) Sybase
6 1 (4.76%) Control-M
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) Data Management
6 1 (4.76%) Subversion
6 1 (4.76%) Korn
6 1 (4.76%) Finance

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 19 (90.48%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.76%) Impala
1 1 (4.76%) Mahout
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 19 (90.48%) Front Office
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 16 (76.19%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Data Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Hadoop Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (90.48%) Derivative
2 17 (80.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (14.29%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.76%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Pair Programming
1 17 (80.95%) TDD
2 3 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (4.76%) Change Control
3 1 (4.76%) Data Governance
3 1 (4.76%) Data Management
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.76%) SDLC
3 1 (4.76%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) Korn
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) R
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Flume
1 1 (4.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (4.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Control-M
1 1 (4.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Oracle
2 17 (80.95%) DataSynapse
3 1 (4.76%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.76%) MapR
3 1 (4.76%) Sybase