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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grid Computing
Rank 546 522 462
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -60
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 33 40 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.082% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.26% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 36 66
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£600 £600 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £435 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £268 £500
% change year-on-year
+16.82% -46.50%
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
15637 15569 13403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.89% 31.78% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9740 9813 8201
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 619 569
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.70%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 -17 29 £606 +1.04% 7
South East -8 2 £313 +32.97%
East Midlands - 2 £347 -
Grid Computing
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Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 40 (54.79%) C++
2 37 (50.68%) SQL
3 35 (47.95%) Java
4 34 (46.58%) C#
5 33 (45.21%) Multithreading
6 24 (32.88%) Finance
6 24 (32.88%) Linux
7 20 (27.40%) Front Office
8 19 (26.03%) Oracle
8 19 (26.03%) .NET
9 18 (24.66%) Banking
10 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (19.18%) Fixed Income
11 13 (17.81%) Derivative
12 12 (16.44%) Credit Risk
13 11 (15.07%) Analytics
13 11 (15.07%) UNIX
13 11 (15.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (13.70%) Python
14 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
14 10 (13.70%) Computer Science
15 9 (12.33%) STL
15 9 (12.33%) Risk Management
16 8 (10.96%) OO
16 8 (10.96%) Sybase
16 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
16 8 (10.96%) WCF
16 8 (10.96%) Risk Analysis
16 8 (10.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 7 (9.59%) Cloud Computing

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 3 (4.11%) WebLogic
1 3 (4.11%) JBoss
1 3 (4.11%) Apache
1 3 (4.11%) MQSeries
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle Coherence
1 3 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.74%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.74%) iPlanet
2 2 (2.74%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Project
1 2 (2.74%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) LDAP
1 2 (2.74%) WAN
1 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.74%) DNS
1 2 (2.74%) SAN
1 2 (2.74%) Firewall
1 2 (2.74%) VLAN
1 2 (2.74%) iSCSI
1 2 (2.74%) NAS
1 2 (2.74%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (9.59%) NoSQL
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (8.22%) Hadoop
4 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.48%) Big Data
6 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.37%) OLAP
8 1 (1.37%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Subversion
2 1 (1.37%) Maven
2 1 (1.37%) JIRA
2 1 (1.37%) yacc
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.37%) ANTLR
2 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (32.88%) Finance
2 20 (27.40%) Front Office
3 18 (24.66%) Banking
4 7 (9.59%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.74%) Games
7 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (79.45%) Developer
2 26 (35.62%) C++ Developer
3 21 (28.77%) Java Developer
4 13 (17.81%) C++/Java Developer
5 9 (12.33%) C# Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Quantitative Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Senior C++ Developer
7 5 (6.85%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Python Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Architect
9 3 (4.11%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (4.11%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Data Architect
10 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse Architect
10 2 (2.74%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.03%) .NET
2 9 (12.33%) STL
3 8 (10.96%) WCF
3 8 (10.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (8.22%) XML
5 5 (6.85%) WF
6 4 (5.48%) WPF
7 3 (4.11%) MDX
7 3 (4.11%) Twisted
7 3 (4.11%) Web Services
7 3 (4.11%) J2EE
7 3 (4.11%) Spring
8 2 (2.74%) WinForms
8 2 (2.74%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (2.74%) Java RMI
8 2 (2.74%) XML-RPC
8 2 (2.74%) JDBC
8 2 (2.74%) SOAP
8 2 (2.74%) REST
8 2 (2.74%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Fixed Income
2 13 (17.81%) Derivative
3 12 (16.44%) Credit Risk
4 11 (15.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (13.70%) Computer Science
6 7 (9.59%) Market Risk
7 6 (8.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 5 (6.85%) Mathematics
9 4 (5.48%) Open Source
9 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (4.11%) Physics
11 2 (2.74%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
11 2 (2.74%) Clustering
12 1 (1.37%) Equities
12 1 (1.37%) Exotic Derivative
12 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
12 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
12 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (1.37%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.88%) Linux
2 11 (15.07%) UNIX
3 6 (8.22%) Windows
4 2 (2.74%) AIX
4 2 (2.74%) HPUX
4 2 (2.74%) Solaris
4 2 (2.74%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) Multithreading
2 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.07%) Analytics
4 9 (12.33%) Risk Management
5 8 (10.96%) OO
5 8 (10.96%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (9.59%) Functional Programming
7 6 (8.22%) Monte Carlo Method
7 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.85%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.48%) TDD
9 4 (5.48%) ETL
9 4 (5.48%) Low Latency
9 4 (5.48%) Risk Analytics
10 3 (4.11%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.11%) SOA
10 3 (4.11%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.11%) Scrum
10 3 (4.11%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.79%) C++
2 37 (50.68%) SQL
3 35 (47.95%) Java
4 34 (46.58%) C#
5 10 (13.70%) Python
6 6 (8.22%) Perl
7 5 (6.85%) Scala
8 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.11%) Korn
9 2 (2.74%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.74%) C-shell
9 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (2.74%) KVM
2 2 (2.74%) Samba
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.37%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Control-M
2 2 (2.74%) OpenView
3 1 (1.37%) logstash
3 1 (1.37%) Kibana
Vendors
1 19 (26.03%) Oracle
2 8 (10.96%) Sybase
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.85%) DataSynapse
4 4 (5.48%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.74%) Cognos
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco
5 2 (2.74%) Sun
5 2 (2.74%) HP
5 2 (2.74%) Veritas
5 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.74%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.74%) VMware
5 2 (2.74%) Opsware
5 2 (2.74%) F5
5 2 (2.74%) PlateSpin
6 1 (1.37%) GigaSpaces
6 1 (1.37%) Tableau
6 1 (1.37%) Solace
6 1 (1.37%) Informatica
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