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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grid Computing
Rank 174 182 146
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -36
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 17 16 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.27% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.71% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 48
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£588 £600 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +2.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £235 £413
% change year-on-year
+32.97% -43.03%
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
1948 2257 2157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.95% 38.28% 37.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1507 1622 1662
Average daily rate £465 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 49
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.50 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% +6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £42.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

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
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 2 March 2015, 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 (82.14%) C++
2 22 (78.57%) SQL
3 21 (75.00%) Multithreading
4 20 (71.43%) Java
4 20 (71.43%) Linux
5 18 (64.29%) C#
6 14 (50.00%) Front Office
7 12 (42.86%) Banking
8 10 (35.71%) Oracle
9 8 (28.57%) Sybase
10 7 (25.00%) Finance
10 7 (25.00%) UNIX
11 5 (17.86%) .NET
12 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 4 (14.29%) Windows
12 4 (14.29%) Investment Banking
13 3 (10.71%) Degree
13 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
13 3 (10.71%) Market Risk
14 2 (7.14%) Credit Risk
14 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
14 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (7.14%) Risk Analytics
14 2 (7.14%) Analytics
14 2 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (7.14%) Control-M
14 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
14 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
14 2 (7.14%) STL

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) CruiseControl
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
1 1 (3.57%) Maven
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) jMock
1 1 (3.57%) Mockito
1 1 (3.57%) Hudson
General
1 14 (50.00%) Front Office
2 12 (42.86%) Banking
3 7 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Legal
5 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 14 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 13 (46.43%) Java Developer
4 12 (42.86%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Business Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) STL
2 2 (7.14%) WCF
2 2 (7.14%) WPF
3 1 (3.57%) WF
3 1 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.57%) HTML5
3 1 (3.57%) AppFabric
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) Spring
3 1 (3.57%) MDX
3 1 (3.57%) JDBC
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Market Risk
2 2 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (7.14%) Derivative
2 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.14%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Physics
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) UNIX
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (7.14%) Risk Analytics
2 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
2 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (3.57%) Low Latency
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.57%) Data Management
3 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.57%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.57%) Scrum
3 1 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (3.57%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (3.57%) OO
3 1 (3.57%) ETL
3 1 (3.57%) System Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Greeks
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) C++
2 22 (78.57%) SQL
3 20 (71.43%) Java
4 18 (64.29%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 8 (28.57%) Sybase
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) DataSynapse
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
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