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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grid Computing
Rank 181 184 175
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 20 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.25% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 0.67% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 29
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£588 £625 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £650 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £370
% change year-on-year
- +14.86%
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
2044 2554 2213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.36% 37.97% 36.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1626 1887 1699
Average daily rate £470 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 57
Average hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.03 £42.50 £78.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 23 (71.88%) C#
1 23 (71.88%) C++
2 20 (62.50%) Java
2 20 (62.50%) Multithreading
3 19 (59.38%) SQL
4 16 (50.00%) Linux
4 16 (50.00%) Front Office
4 16 (50.00%) Banking
5 14 (43.75%) Oracle
6 8 (25.00%) .NET
6 8 (25.00%) Finance
7 7 (21.88%) Investment Banking
8 6 (18.75%) Sybase
8 6 (18.75%) DataSynapse
9 5 (15.63%) UNIX
9 5 (15.63%) Windows
9 5 (15.63%) Derivative
9 5 (15.63%) Degree
10 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.50%) XML
10 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (12.50%) Market Risk
11 3 (9.38%) STL
11 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (9.38%) Fixed Income
11 3 (9.38%) Spring
11 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 4 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.25%) IntelliJ
2 1 (3.13%) CruiseControl
2 1 (3.13%) Maven
2 1 (3.13%) jMock
2 1 (3.13%) Mockito
2 1 (3.13%) Hudson
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (50.00%) Front Office
1 16 (50.00%) Banking
2 8 (25.00%) Finance
3 7 (21.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) Java Developer
2 14 (43.75%) C++ Developer
3 10 (31.25%) C++/Java Developer
4 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Quantitative Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) XML
3 3 (9.38%) Spring
3 3 (9.38%) STL
3 3 (9.38%) WCF
3 3 (9.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (6.25%) WPF
4 2 (6.25%) JDBC
4 2 (6.25%) Middleware
4 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.13%) MDX
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
5 1 (3.13%) WF
5 1 (3.13%) HTML5
5 1 (3.13%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Derivative
2 4 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (12.50%) Market Risk
3 3 (9.38%) Fixed Income
4 2 (6.25%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (6.25%) Credit Risk
4 2 (6.25%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.13%) Physics
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) UNIX
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Multithreading
2 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.38%) Analytics
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Greeks
4 2 (6.25%) Risk Analytics
5 1 (3.13%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (3.13%) Software Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.13%) System Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Scrum
5 1 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (3.13%) Data Management
5 1 (3.13%) OO
5 1 (3.13%) SOA
5 1 (3.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) C#
1 23 (71.88%) C++
2 20 (62.50%) Java
3 19 (59.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Sybase
2 6 (18.75%) DataSynapse
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Reuters
4 2 (6.25%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) Business Objects