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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grid Computing over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grid Computing
Rank 586 563 562
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 27 54 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.11% 0.055%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.33% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 45 20
Median daily rate £550 £600 £594
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £384 £530
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Grid Computing
UK

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
16276 16565 16048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.19% 32.50% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10662 10555 9948
Median daily rate £430 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 610 656
Median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

Grid Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Grid Computing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grid Computing within the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -37 22 £550 -8.33% 4
South East +6 2 £525 +40.00%
North East - 2 £500 -
West Midlands - 1 £400 - 1
Grid Computing
UK

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 England region with a requirement for Grid Computing.

1 36 (48.65%) C#
2 35 (47.30%) Derivative
3 33 (44.59%) TDD
4 32 (43.24%) Java
5 30 (40.54%) Oracle
5 30 (40.54%) Finance
6 27 (36.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 26 (35.14%) DataSynapse
8 22 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (29.73%) Oracle Coherence
9 20 (27.03%) Front Office
9 20 (27.03%) Banking
10 17 (22.97%) Pair Programming
10 17 (22.97%) C++
11 14 (18.92%) Windows
11 14 (18.92%) Spring
12 13 (17.57%) DevOps
13 12 (16.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 12 (16.22%) SQL
13 12 (16.22%) .NET
13 12 (16.22%) Unix
14 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
14 11 (14.86%) TIBCO
15 10 (13.51%) Risk Management
15 10 (13.51%) Fixed Income
15 10 (13.51%) Linux
15 10 (13.51%) Big Data
16 9 (12.16%) Analytics
16 9 (12.16%) Monte Carlo Method
16 9 (12.16%) Scrum

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 22 (29.73%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (6.76%) Apache
2 5 (6.76%) IIS
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.70%) iPlanet
3 2 (2.70%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.35%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (5.41%) PaaS
2 3 (4.05%) IaaS
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) Firewall
2 7 (9.46%) LDAP
2 7 (9.46%) SAN
3 6 (8.11%) HTTP
4 5 (6.76%) DHCP
4 5 (6.76%) DNS
5 4 (5.41%) VLAN
5 4 (5.41%) VPN
6 3 (4.05%) FTP
7 2 (2.70%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.70%) NAS
7 2 (2.70%) SSH
8 1 (1.35%) Internet
8 1 (1.35%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.35%) LAN
8 1 (1.35%) Network Security
8 1 (1.35%) SMTP
8 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.51%) Big Data
3 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.11%) Hadoop
4 6 (8.11%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.70%) DB2
8 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.35%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.35%) Mahout
9 1 (1.35%) MySQL
9 1 (1.35%) OLAP
9 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.35%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.35%) JIRA
1 1 (1.35%) Subversion
1 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (40.54%) Finance
2 20 (27.03%) Banking
2 20 (27.03%) Front Office
3 8 (10.81%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.76%) International Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Marketing
6 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (59.46%) Developer
2 21 (28.38%) Java Developer
3 16 (21.62%) C# Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Agile Developer
5 10 (13.51%) C++ Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Agile C# Developer
6 9 (12.16%) C++/C# Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Grid Developer
7 8 (10.81%) Analyst
7 8 (10.81%) Qualitative Analyst
7 8 (10.81%) Quantitative Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) Risk Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) Cassandra Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Database Developer
9 5 (6.76%) MongoDB Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Grid Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
10 4 (5.41%) Risk Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.92%) Spring
2 12 (16.22%) .NET
3 8 (10.81%) RESTful
4 7 (9.46%) XML
5 5 (6.76%) Kafka
5 5 (6.76%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (6.76%) REST
5 5 (6.76%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (6.76%) Ultra Messaging
5 5 (6.76%) XSD
6 3 (4.05%) Middleware
6 3 (4.05%) Web Services
7 2 (2.70%) J2EE
7 2 (2.70%) JSP
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (2.70%) WCF
7 2 (2.70%) WF
8 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.35%) ELK Stack
8 1 (1.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 35 (47.30%) Derivative
2 27 (36.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (16.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 10 (13.51%) Fixed Income
5 8 (10.81%) Market Risk
6 6 (8.11%) Credit Derivative
7 5 (6.76%) Credit Risk
7 5 (6.76%) Mathematics
7 5 (6.76%) N-Tier
8 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
8 4 (5.41%) Statistics
9 3 (4.05%) Clustering
9 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
10 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.70%) HP Storage
10 2 (2.70%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
10 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
11 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
11 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Windows
2 12 (16.22%) Unix
3 10 (13.51%) Linux
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.05%) AIX
5 3 (4.05%) Solaris
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) TDD
2 22 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.97%) Pair Programming
4 13 (17.57%) DevOps
5 10 (13.51%) Risk Management
6 9 (12.16%) Analytics
6 9 (12.16%) Monte Carlo Method
6 9 (12.16%) Quantitative Finance
6 9 (12.16%) Scrum
7 8 (10.81%) Performance Optimisation
8 7 (9.46%) Multithreading
9 6 (8.11%) Data Analysis
9 6 (8.11%) Load Balancing
9 6 (8.11%) SDLC
10 5 (6.76%) Automated Testing
10 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.76%) OO
10 5 (6.76%) SOA
10 5 (6.76%) UML
11 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.65%) C#
2 32 (43.24%) Java
3 17 (22.97%) C++
4 12 (16.22%) SQL
5 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.76%) Perl
6 5 (6.76%) Python
7 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.70%) C
9 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.35%) Korn
9 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.35%) R
9 1 (1.35%) Ruby
9 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) PhD
2 1 (1.35%) CISSP
2 1 (1.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) SAS Certification
2 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) JSP 440
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.76%) XenServer
4 4 (5.41%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Flume
6 1 (1.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.35%) HDFS
6 1 (1.35%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) SCCM
1 5 (6.76%) SCOrch
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (5.41%) SCOM
2 4 (5.41%) WSUS
3 3 (4.05%) Control-M
4 2 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.70%) OpenView
4 2 (2.70%) Puppet
4 2 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.35%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.35%) Ganglia
5 1 (1.35%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (1.35%) logstash
5 1 (1.35%) Oozie
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (40.54%) Oracle
2 26 (35.14%) DataSynapse
3 11 (14.86%) TIBCO
4 8 (10.81%) VMware
5 6 (8.11%) HP
5 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.41%) Citrix
6 4 (5.41%) Dell
6 4 (5.41%) Sybase
7 2 (2.70%) BEA
7 2 (2.70%) BMC
7 2 (2.70%) Cisco
7 2 (2.70%) Cognos
7 2 (2.70%) EMC
7 2 (2.70%) NetApp
7 2 (2.70%) Qualys
7 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.70%) Sun
7 2 (2.70%) Symantec
7 2 (2.70%) Veritas