The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Grid Computing in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grid Computing over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grid Computing
Rank 540 487 488
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +1
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 39 65 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.50% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 57 60
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£575 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £635 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - £388 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Grid Computing
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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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13068 12980 13762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.10% 26.74% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7907 8091 8150
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 558 730
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Grid Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Grid Computing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Grid Computing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Grid Computing
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Grid Computing across the England region.

Grid Computing Daily Rate Trend in England

Grid Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Grid Computing across the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Grid Computing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Grid Computing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Grid Computing across the England region.

Grid Computing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Grid Computing
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grid Computing within the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -10 39 £575 -4.16% 5
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Grid Computing
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Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 49 (61.25%) C#
2 36 (45.00%) C++
3 30 (37.50%) Banking
4 28 (35.00%) .NET
5 25 (31.25%) Finance
6 24 (30.00%) Front Office
7 23 (28.75%) Java
7 23 (28.75%) Derivative
7 23 (28.75%) WCF
8 22 (27.50%) Oracle
9 16 (20.00%) Fixed Income
9 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 16 (20.00%) DataSynapse
10 15 (18.75%) Credit Risk
10 15 (18.75%) SQL
10 15 (18.75%) Linux
11 14 (17.50%) Investment Banking
12 13 (16.25%) WPF
12 13 (16.25%) Degree
12 13 (16.25%) Multithreading
12 13 (16.25%) Windows
12 13 (16.25%) Python
13 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
13 12 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (12.50%) TDD
16 9 (11.25%) XML
16 9 (11.25%) Perl
16 9 (11.25%) Oracle Coherence
16 9 (11.25%) SQL Server Integration Services

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 9 (11.25%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (3.75%) SAS
3 2 (2.50%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.25%) GemFire
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.25%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) GitHub
2 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) SMTP
1 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.25%) FTP
1 1 (1.25%) HTTP
1 1 (1.25%) SNMP
1 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.25%) DNS
1 1 (1.25%) SAN
1 1 (1.25%) NAS
1 1 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 5 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.75%) KDB
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.50%) OLAP
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (2.50%) Big Data
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.25%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.25%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (5.00%) IntelliJ
1 4 (5.00%) TeamCity
1 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.75%) Maven
3 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.25%) JUnit
4 1 (1.25%) Gradle
General
1 30 (37.50%) Banking
2 25 (31.25%) Finance
3 24 (30.00%) Front Office
4 14 (17.50%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.75%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.50%) Back Office
6 2 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (71.25%) Developer
2 22 (27.50%) C# Developer
3 17 (21.25%) C++ Developer
4 15 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 9 (11.25%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.75%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.75%) C++/C# Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Quantitative Developer
9 3 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.75%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 3 (3.75%) DBA
9 3 (3.75%) Front Office Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Analyst Developer
10 2 (2.50%) SQL DBA
10 2 (2.50%) Systems Manager
10 2 (2.50%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.00%) .NET
2 23 (28.75%) WCF
3 13 (16.25%) WPF
4 9 (11.25%) XML
5 8 (10.00%) Middleware
5 8 (10.00%) WinForms
5 8 (10.00%) Spring
5 8 (10.00%) STL
6 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.00%) HTML
7 4 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (5.00%) MDX
7 4 (5.00%) LINQ
7 4 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (5.00%) HTML5
8 3 (3.75%) SciPy
8 3 (3.75%) NumPy
8 3 (3.75%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.75%) Task Parallel Library
8 3 (3.75%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.75%) Derivative
2 16 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 15 (18.75%) Credit Risk
4 12 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (8.75%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
6 6 (7.50%) Market Risk
6 6 (7.50%) Visualisation
7 5 (6.25%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (5.00%) Clustering
9 2 (2.50%) Equities
9 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.25%) Economics
10 1 (1.25%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.75%) Linux
2 13 (16.25%) Windows
3 8 (10.00%) UNIX
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) Solaris
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) Multithreading
2 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.50%) TDD
4 8 (10.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 8 (10.00%) OO
4 8 (10.00%) Analytics
5 7 (8.75%) Risk Management
5 7 (8.75%) Scrum
5 7 (8.75%) Greeks
6 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.00%) ITIL
8 4 (5.00%) Workflow
8 4 (5.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.00%) Rapid Prototyping
9 3 (3.75%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.75%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (3.75%) Low Latency
9 3 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 49 (61.25%) C#
2 36 (45.00%) C++
3 23 (28.75%) Java
4 15 (18.75%) SQL
5 13 (16.25%) Python
6 9 (11.25%) Perl
7 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.75%) VBA
8 2 (2.50%) C++/CLI
8 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.25%) Haskell
9 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.25%) F#
9 1 (1.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.25%) MCSE
4 4 (5.00%) MCSD
5 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) MCSA
6 2 (2.50%) OCP
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.25%) MCITP
7 1 (1.25%) CFA
7 1 (1.25%) PhD
7 1 (1.25%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.25%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) NCDA
7 1 (1.25%) NCIE
7 1 (1.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
1 2 (2.50%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.50%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.25%) Legato
2 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (27.50%) Oracle
2 16 (20.00%) DataSynapse
3 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.25%) DevExpress
4 5 (6.25%) Infragistics
5 4 (5.00%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.75%) Adobe
7 2 (2.50%) Sybase
7 2 (2.50%) EMC
7 2 (2.50%) Reuters
7 2 (2.50%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.50%) Vertica
8 1 (1.25%) OpenLink
8 1 (1.25%) NetApp
8 1 (1.25%) IBM
8 1 (1.25%) Sun
8 1 (1.25%) Murex
8 1 (1.25%) HP
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago