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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grid Computing
Rank 532 489 506
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +17
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 43 72 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.56% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 65 60
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£575 £575 £578
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £548
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £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
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
13267 12925 13610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.93% 26.50% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8058 8100 8070
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 594 550 721
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.03 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £44.49 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.96 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.02% -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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -28 43 £575 - 9
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Grid Computing
UK

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 48 (64.00%) C#
2 33 (44.00%) C++
3 28 (37.33%) Oracle
4 27 (36.00%) .NET
4 27 (36.00%) Banking
5 24 (32.00%) Finance
5 24 (32.00%) Derivative
6 23 (30.67%) Front Office
7 20 (26.67%) Java
8 19 (25.33%) SQL
8 19 (25.33%) WCF
9 16 (21.33%) Fixed Income
10 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 14 (18.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (18.67%) Degree
12 13 (17.33%) DataSynapse
12 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
13 12 (16.00%) Python
13 12 (16.00%) Windows
13 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (16.00%) Investment Banking
13 12 (16.00%) Credit Risk
14 11 (14.67%) WPF
14 11 (14.67%) TDD
15 10 (13.33%) Linux
15 10 (13.33%) Oracle Coherence
15 10 (13.33%) Multithreading
16 9 (12.00%) Greeks
16 9 (12.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (13.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (4.00%) SAS
3 2 (2.67%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.33%) GemFire
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.33%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.67%) SaaS
1 2 (2.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) SMTP
1 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.33%) FTP
1 1 (1.33%) HTTP
1 1 (1.33%) SNMP
1 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.33%) DNS
1 1 (1.33%) SAN
1 1 (1.33%) NAS
1 1 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (9.33%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.00%) Big Data
7 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.67%) OLAP
7 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (1.33%) MySQL
8 1 (1.33%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
1 4 (5.33%) IntelliJ
1 4 (5.33%) TeamCity
1 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.00%) Maven
3 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.33%) JUnit
4 1 (1.33%) Gradle
General
1 27 (36.00%) Banking
2 24 (32.00%) Finance
3 23 (30.67%) Front Office
4 12 (16.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.67%) Back Office
6 2 (2.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (73.33%) Developer
2 22 (29.33%) C# Developer
3 16 (21.33%) C++ Developer
4 12 (16.00%) Java Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.33%) .NET Developer
6 7 (9.33%) C++/C# Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) DBA
9 3 (4.00%) Front Office Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Quantitative Developer
10 2 (2.67%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.67%) Technical Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Python Developer
10 2 (2.67%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.00%) .NET
2 19 (25.33%) WCF
3 11 (14.67%) WPF
4 9 (12.00%) STL
4 9 (12.00%) XML
5 8 (10.67%) Spring
6 7 (9.33%) Middleware
6 7 (9.33%) WinForms
7 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (8.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (5.33%) LINQ
8 4 (5.33%) HTML5
8 4 (5.33%) HTML
8 4 (5.33%) MDX
8 4 (5.33%) Hibernate
9 3 (4.00%) J2EE
9 3 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (4.00%) Task Parallel Library
9 3 (4.00%) WF
10 2 (2.67%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.00%) Derivative
2 16 (21.33%) Fixed Income
3 14 (18.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (16.00%) Credit Risk
5 9 (12.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 6 (8.00%) Market Risk
6 6 (8.00%) Visualisation
6 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
7 5 (6.67%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (5.33%) Clustering
9 2 (2.67%) Equities
9 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.33%) Economics
10 1 (1.33%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Windows
2 10 (13.33%) Linux
3 4 (5.33%) UNIX
4 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.67%) TDD
3 10 (13.33%) Multithreading
4 9 (12.00%) Greeks
5 8 (10.67%) Analytics
5 8 (10.67%) Scrum
6 7 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (8.00%) OO
7 6 (8.00%) Monte Carlo Method
8 5 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (5.33%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.33%) Rapid Prototyping
9 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.33%) Workflow
9 4 (5.33%) ITIL
10 3 (4.00%) Project Planning
10 3 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (2.67%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 48 (64.00%) C#
2 33 (44.00%) C++
3 20 (26.67%) Java
4 19 (25.33%) SQL
5 12 (16.00%) Python
6 6 (8.00%) Perl
7 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.00%) VBA
8 2 (2.67%) C++/CLI
8 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) Degree
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.67%) MCSE
4 4 (5.33%) MCSD
5 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.67%) MCSA
6 2 (2.67%) OCP
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.33%) MCITP
7 1 (1.33%) CFA
7 1 (1.33%) PhD
7 1 (1.33%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.33%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.33%) NCDA
7 1 (1.33%) NCIE
7 1 (1.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
1 2 (2.67%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.67%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.33%) Legato
2 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (37.33%) Oracle
2 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.33%) DataSynapse
3 4 (5.33%) DevExpress
3 4 (5.33%) Infragistics
4 3 (4.00%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.00%) Sybase
5 2 (2.67%) EMC
5 2 (2.67%) Reuters
5 2 (2.67%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.67%) Vertica
6 1 (1.33%) Netezza
6 1 (1.33%) OpenLink
6 1 (1.33%) NetApp
6 1 (1.33%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) Sun
6 1 (1.33%) Murex
6 1 (1.33%) HP
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £501 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 24 days ago