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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grid Computing
Rank 525 527 481
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -46
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 61 28 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.058% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.18% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 22 66
Average daily rate
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£600 £600 £594
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £543 £513
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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
16131 15568 15145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.83% 32.51% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10260 9669 9171
Average daily rate £420 £411 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 600 658
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +18 58 £600 - 5
South East - 2 £375 -
North West - 1 £375 - 1
South West - 1 £288 -
Grid Computing
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Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 35 (42.17%) Java
2 34 (40.96%) SQL
3 32 (38.55%) Finance
4 30 (36.14%) Front Office
5 28 (33.73%) Oracle
6 27 (32.53%) C++
7 26 (31.33%) Multithreading
8 25 (30.12%) XML
9 24 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (28.92%) Derivative
10 21 (25.30%) Python
11 19 (22.89%) C#
11 19 (22.89%) Credit Risk
12 18 (21.69%) OO
13 17 (20.48%) UNIX
14 16 (19.28%) Windows
14 16 (19.28%) Linux
14 16 (19.28%) Analytics
15 15 (18.07%) Fixed Income
16 14 (16.87%) Perl
17 13 (15.66%) MS Office
17 13 (15.66%) Banking
17 13 (15.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 13 (15.66%) Market Risk
18 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
18 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
19 10 (12.05%) SOA
19 10 (12.05%) .NET
19 10 (12.05%) STL
19 10 (12.05%) Subversion

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (10.84%) SharePoint
1 9 (10.84%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (8.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (4.82%) Apache
4 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.61%) JBoss
4 3 (3.61%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.41%) iPlanet
5 2 (2.41%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.41%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.20%) IIS
6 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (15.66%) MS Office
2 10 (12.05%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.41%) MS Project
4 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.41%) DNS
1 2 (2.41%) SAN
1 2 (2.41%) Firewall
1 2 (2.41%) VLAN
1 2 (2.41%) iSCSI
1 2 (2.41%) NAS
1 2 (2.41%) FCoE
1 2 (2.41%) LDAP
1 2 (2.41%) WAN
2 1 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.64%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.02%) Hadoop
4 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (4.82%) Big Data
6 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.61%) OLAP
6 3 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.41%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.20%) DB2
8 1 (1.20%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.20%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Subversion
2 3 (3.61%) XMLSpy
3 2 (2.41%) JIRA
4 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.20%) JUnit
4 1 (1.20%) Maven
General
1 32 (38.55%) Finance
2 30 (36.14%) Front Office
3 13 (15.66%) Banking
4 6 (7.23%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.02%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.41%) Games
7 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (77.11%) Developer
2 17 (20.48%) C++ Developer
3 16 (19.28%) Java Developer
3 16 (19.28%) Python Developer
4 11 (13.25%) Senior Developer
5 8 (9.64%) Architect
6 7 (8.43%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Senior C++ Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Quantitative Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (6.02%) Designer
9 4 (4.82%) Front Office Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Python Developer
10 3 (3.61%) C++/Java Developer
10 3 (3.61%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.61%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.61%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.12%) XML
2 10 (12.05%) .NET
2 10 (12.05%) STL
3 9 (10.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 7 (8.43%) Web Services
5 6 (7.23%) WCF
6 5 (6.02%) Twisted
7 4 (4.82%) WPF
7 4 (4.82%) SciPy
7 4 (4.82%) NumPy
7 4 (4.82%) Spring
7 4 (4.82%) MDX
8 3 (3.61%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (3.61%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (3.61%) XML Schema
8 3 (3.61%) J2EE
8 3 (3.61%) XSD
8 3 (3.61%) XSLT
9 2 (2.41%) JDBC
9 2 (2.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.92%) Derivative
2 19 (22.89%) Credit Risk
3 15 (18.07%) Fixed Income
4 13 (15.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (15.66%) Market Risk
5 8 (9.64%) Computer Science
6 6 (7.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 4 (4.82%) Mathematics
7 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.61%) W3C
8 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.41%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (2.41%) Clustering
9 2 (2.41%) Wiki
9 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
9 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.20%) Physics
10 1 (1.20%) Equity Risk
10 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.48%) UNIX
2 16 (19.28%) Windows
2 16 (19.28%) Linux
3 3 (3.61%) Solaris
3 3 (3.61%) AIX
4 2 (2.41%) HPUX
4 2 (2.41%) SUSE
5 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.33%) Multithreading
2 24 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.69%) OO
4 16 (19.28%) Analytics
5 10 (12.05%) SOA
6 9 (10.84%) UML
7 8 (9.64%) Risk Management
7 8 (9.64%) Risk Analysis
7 8 (9.64%) Functional Programming
8 7 (8.43%) Use Case
9 6 (7.23%) Software Architecture
9 6 (7.23%) SDLC
10 5 (6.02%) Waterfall
10 5 (6.02%) Low Latency
10 5 (6.02%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.02%) Asset Management
10 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (4.82%) TDD
11 4 (4.82%) Scrum
11 4 (4.82%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 35 (42.17%) Java
2 34 (40.96%) SQL
3 27 (32.53%) C++
4 21 (25.30%) Python
5 19 (22.89%) C#
6 14 (16.87%) Perl
7 6 (7.23%) Scala
8 5 (6.02%) R
9 4 (4.82%) Korn
10 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.61%) Assembly Language
10 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.41%) C-shell
12 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.20%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Samba
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (2.41%) Platform Symphony
1 2 (2.41%) KVM
2 1 (1.20%) iptables
2 1 (1.20%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Control-M
2 2 (2.41%) OpenView
3 1 (1.20%) Nagios
3 1 (1.20%) Ganglia
3 1 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (33.73%) Oracle
2 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.43%) GigaSpaces
4 4 (4.82%) Sybase
4 4 (4.82%) Business Objects
5 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.61%) DataSynapse
6 2 (2.41%) PlateSpin
6 2 (2.41%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.41%) VMware
6 2 (2.41%) Opsware
6 2 (2.41%) F5
6 2 (2.41%) Cognos
6 2 (2.41%) Cisco
6 2 (2.41%) Sun
6 2 (2.41%) HP
6 2 (2.41%) Veritas
7 1 (1.20%) Informatica
7 1 (1.20%) Murex
7 1 (1.20%) Tableau
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