The first 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 17 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 City of London 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grid Computing
Rank 193 162 208
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +46
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 17 38 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.61% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 1.95% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 13
Average daily rate £650 £588 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £535 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £730
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-37.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2111 1949 2675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.66% 31.38% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 1443 2001
Average daily rate £500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 54 81
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.83 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £135.00 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Grid Computing
London

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 30 (90.91%) C#
2 20 (60.61%) Banking
3 18 (54.55%) C++
4 15 (45.45%) Front Office
4 15 (45.45%) Derivative
5 12 (36.36%) Windows
6 11 (33.33%) .NET
6 11 (33.33%) WCF
7 9 (27.27%) Credit Risk
8 8 (24.24%) Multithreading
8 8 (24.24%) Investment Banking
9 7 (21.21%) Finance
9 7 (21.21%) DataSynapse
9 7 (21.21%) Perl
9 7 (21.21%) Python
9 7 (21.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (18.18%) Oracle
10 6 (18.18%) STL
10 6 (18.18%) XML
10 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
11 5 (15.15%) Monte Carlo Method
11 5 (15.15%) Fixed Income
11 5 (15.15%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (15.15%) Linux
11 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
11 5 (15.15%) Java
12 4 (12.12%) SQL
12 4 (12.12%) Middleware
12 4 (12.12%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 4 (12.12%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (15.15%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (6.06%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.03%) CruiseControl
1 1 (3.03%) Maven
1 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (60.61%) Banking
2 15 (45.45%) Front Office
3 8 (24.24%) Investment Banking
4 7 (21.21%) Finance
5 2 (6.06%) French Language
6 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (87.88%) Developer
2 20 (60.61%) C# Developer
3 8 (24.24%) C++ Developer
4 6 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) C++/C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.03%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Summit Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) .NET
1 11 (33.33%) WCF
2 6 (18.18%) STL
2 6 (18.18%) XML
2 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 4 (12.12%) WPF
3 4 (12.12%) Middleware
4 2 (6.06%) LINQ
4 2 (6.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (3.03%) REST
5 1 (3.03%) Spring
5 1 (3.03%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.03%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Derivative
2 9 (27.27%) Credit Risk
3 7 (21.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (15.15%) Fixed Income
5 4 (12.12%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.03%) Swaptions
7 1 (3.03%) Equities
7 1 (3.03%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (3.03%) Market Risk
7 1 (3.03%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
3 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Multithreading
2 5 (15.15%) Monte Carlo Method
3 3 (9.09%) Validation
3 3 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (6.06%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.06%) TDD
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.03%) Web Development
5 1 (3.03%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (3.03%) OO
5 1 (3.03%) SOA
5 1 (3.03%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.03%) Workflow
5 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (3.03%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) C#
2 18 (54.55%) C++
3 7 (21.21%) Perl
3 7 (21.21%) Python
4 5 (15.15%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) SQL
6 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.03%) VBA
7 1 (3.03%) XAML
7 1 (3.03%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) PhD
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) DataSynapse
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.06%) DevExpress
4 1 (3.03%) Infragistics
4 1 (3.03%) Sybase
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 7 days ago