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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grid Computing
Rank 149 137 190
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +53
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 11 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.79% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 1.97% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 13
Median daily rate £500 £650 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £650 £515
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -
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
1337 1372 2154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.77% 40.07% 37.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1010 1054 1669
Median daily rate £505 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +30.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.70 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.85 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.81 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +19.61%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 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 13 (92.86%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
5 5 (35.71%) Spring
5 5 (35.71%) Credit Risk
5 5 (35.71%) DevOps
6 4 (28.57%) Derivative
6 4 (28.57%) Change Management
6 4 (28.57%) Fixed Income
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) Unix
6 4 (28.57%) Middleware
7 3 (21.43%) ClearCase
7 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
7 3 (21.43%) IntelliJ
7 3 (21.43%) JUnit
7 3 (21.43%) C++
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
7 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Front Office
7 3 (21.43%) DataSynapse
7 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
7 3 (21.43%) NUnit
7 3 (21.43%) Banking

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 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DDNS
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) ClearCase
1 3 (21.43%) CruiseControl
1 3 (21.43%) EasyMock
1 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
1 3 (21.43%) IntelliJ
1 3 (21.43%) JUnit
1 3 (21.43%) Mockito
1 3 (21.43%) NUnit
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) VisualVM
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
2 3 (21.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
1 9 (64.29%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Credit Risk Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Credit Risk Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Scala Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Scala Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Grid Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Credit Risk Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Core Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Qualitative Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) Spring
3 4 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (14.29%) ELK Stack
4 2 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE
5 1 (7.14%) JMS
5 1 (7.14%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Credit Risk
1 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
2 4 (28.57%) Derivative
2 4 (28.57%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) Market Risk
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) BDD
3 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
3 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Monte Carlo Method
5 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Scala
4 2 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Ansible
2 2 (14.29%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (7.14%) Cacti
3 1 (7.14%) Nagios
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) DataSynapse
3 2 (14.29%) Splunk
3 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
4 1 (7.14%) Cognos
4 1 (7.14%) Dynatrace
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) IBM