The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grid Computing
Rank 541 418 507
Rank change year-on-year
-123 +89
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 49 85 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.76% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 75 60
Average daily rate £650 £588 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-37.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13400 11240 14111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.10% 26.08% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8401 6937 8355
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 572 723
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Grid Computing
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -59 44 £650 +10.63% 7
South East -11 3 £235 -
East of England - - - -
Grid Computing
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Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 65 (58.56%) C#
2 54 (48.65%) C++
3 49 (44.14%) Front Office
4 45 (40.54%) Banking
4 45 (40.54%) Derivative
5 37 (33.33%) Fixed Income
5 37 (33.33%) Windows
6 34 (30.63%) Oracle
6 34 (30.63%) DataSynapse
7 33 (29.73%) Multithreading
8 26 (23.42%) Finance
8 26 (23.42%) .NET
9 25 (22.52%) SQL
9 25 (22.52%) Python
9 25 (22.52%) Degree
10 24 (21.62%) Linux
11 22 (19.82%) UNIX
11 22 (19.82%) Oracle Coherence
11 22 (19.82%) WCF
12 20 (18.02%) Credit Risk
12 20 (18.02%) Java
13 18 (16.22%) Middleware
14 17 (15.32%) XML
14 17 (15.32%) Investment Banking
14 17 (15.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 16 (14.41%) Perl
16 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
17 13 (11.71%) STL
17 13 (11.71%) Solaris
17 13 (11.71%) Oracle Database

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (19.82%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle Spatial
2 5 (4.50%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.80%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.80%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.90%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Summit
2 2 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) Firewall
1 3 (2.70%) SAN
2 2 (1.80%) DHCP
2 2 (1.80%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.71%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.31%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (6.31%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (3.60%) KDB
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.90%) Infinispan
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.90%) DB2
7 1 (0.90%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Maven
2 1 (0.90%) Gradle
2 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.90%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.90%) Subversion
2 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.90%) JUnit
2 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
General
1 49 (44.14%) Front Office
2 45 (40.54%) Banking
3 26 (23.42%) Finance
4 17 (15.32%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.80%) French Language
6 1 (0.90%) Back Office
6 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (67.57%) Developer
2 32 (28.83%) C++ Developer
3 30 (27.03%) C# Developer
4 13 (11.71%) Java Developer
4 13 (11.71%) Analyst
5 9 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.50%) C++/C# Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.50%) Project Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Architect
9 4 (3.60%) Quantitative Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.70%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.42%) .NET
2 22 (19.82%) WCF
3 18 (16.22%) Middleware
4 17 (15.32%) XML
5 13 (11.71%) STL
6 11 (9.91%) WPF
7 6 (5.41%) .NET Framework
7 6 (5.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (4.50%) Web Services
9 4 (3.60%) WinForms
9 4 (3.60%) Apache Flex
10 3 (2.70%) SciPy
10 3 (2.70%) NumPy
10 3 (2.70%) Django
10 3 (2.70%) Spring
10 3 (2.70%) JSP
11 2 (1.80%) LINQ
11 2 (1.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (1.80%) REST
12 1 (0.90%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 45 (40.54%) Derivative
2 37 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 20 (18.02%) Credit Risk
4 17 (15.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 12 (10.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (4.50%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.60%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (3.60%) Equities
7 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.70%) CUDA
9 2 (1.80%) Clustering
10 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.90%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.90%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.90%) Swaptions
10 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.90%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.33%) Windows
2 24 (21.62%) Linux
3 22 (19.82%) UNIX
4 13 (11.71%) Solaris
5 6 (5.41%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.70%) VMS
7 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.80%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.73%) Multithreading
2 11 (9.91%) Monte Carlo Method
3 9 (8.11%) Risk Analysis
3 9 (8.11%) Analytics
4 8 (7.21%) ITIL
5 6 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (5.41%) Electronic Trading
6 5 (4.50%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (4.50%) High Availability
6 5 (4.50%) Risk Management
6 5 (4.50%) Scrum
6 5 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.50%) OO
6 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.50%) Data Modelling
6 5 (4.50%) SOA
7 4 (3.60%) UML
7 4 (3.60%) Validation
7 4 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.60%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 65 (58.56%) C#
2 54 (48.65%) C++
3 25 (22.52%) SQL
3 25 (22.52%) Python
4 20 (18.02%) Java
5 16 (14.41%) Perl
6 8 (7.21%) Scala
7 7 (6.31%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.60%) VBA
9 3 (2.70%) C++/CLI
10 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.90%) F#
11 1 (0.90%) Haskell
11 1 (0.90%) XAML
11 1 (0.90%) C
11 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (22.52%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) CFA
3 1 (0.90%) PhD
3 1 (0.90%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.90%) OCP
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.70%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.80%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) Data Guard
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.80%) Legato
3 2 (1.80%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (30.63%) Oracle
1 34 (30.63%) DataSynapse
2 12 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.21%) TIBCO
4 6 (5.41%) Sybase
5 4 (3.60%) Adobe
5 4 (3.60%) Infragistics
6 3 (2.70%) DevExpress
6 3 (2.70%) GigaSpaces
6 3 (2.70%) Cisco
6 3 (2.70%) Sun
7 2 (1.80%) HP
7 2 (1.80%) EMC
7 2 (1.80%) Citrix
7 2 (1.80%) BMC
7 2 (1.80%) Remedy
7 2 (1.80%) VMware
8 1 (0.90%) Veritas
8 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
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