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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grid Computing
Rank 517 540 497
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -43
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 71 43 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.084% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.26% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 41 65
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£600 £575 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
17450 16830 16209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.45% 32.89% 33.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11159 10264 10007
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 £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 674 709 656
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +13 65 £600 +4.34% 10
North West - 3 £450 -
South West - 3 £288 -
South East - 1 - - 1
Grid Computing
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Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 47 (43.12%) Finance
2 45 (41.28%) SQL
3 41 (37.61%) Front Office
4 38 (34.86%) Java
5 36 (33.03%) Oracle
6 35 (32.11%) Python
7 33 (30.28%) XML
7 33 (30.28%) Derivative
8 30 (27.52%) Banking
9 29 (26.61%) Credit Risk
10 28 (25.69%) C++
11 27 (24.77%) UNIX
11 27 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (24.77%) Multithreading
12 26 (23.85%) Analytics
12 26 (23.85%) Windows
12 26 (23.85%) C#
13 25 (22.94%) OO
14 21 (19.27%) Perl
15 20 (18.35%) Linux
15 20 (18.35%) Market Risk
16 19 (17.43%) Investment Banking
17 18 (16.51%) .NET
17 18 (16.51%) MS Office
17 18 (16.51%) Microsoft
18 17 (15.60%) Risk Management
18 17 (15.60%) Oracle Coherence
19 16 (14.68%) Spreadsheet
19 16 (14.68%) Fixed Income
19 16 (14.68%) SQL Server

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 17 (15.60%) Oracle Coherence
2 12 (11.01%) SharePoint
3 10 (9.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.67%) Apache
5 3 (2.75%) SAS
6 2 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.83%) iPlanet
6 2 (1.83%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.83%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.83%) JBoss
6 2 (1.83%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.92%) GemFire
7 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (16.51%) MS Office
2 16 (14.68%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) LDAP
1 2 (1.83%) WAN
1 2 (1.83%) HTTP
1 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.83%) DNS
1 2 (1.83%) SAN
1 2 (1.83%) Firewall
1 2 (1.83%) VLAN
1 2 (1.83%) iSCSI
1 2 (1.83%) NAS
1 2 (1.83%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (9.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.50%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (4.59%) OLAP
6 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.67%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.75%) DB2
8 3 (2.75%) Base SAS
9 2 (1.83%) Hazelcast
9 2 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.92%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Subversion
2 3 (2.75%) Maven
2 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.75%) XMLSpy
2 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.83%) Hudson
3 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.83%) JIRA
4 1 (0.92%) jMock
4 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.92%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.92%) MSTest
4 1 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.92%) Mockito
4 1 (0.92%) JUnit
4 1 (0.92%) NSubstitute
General
1 47 (43.12%) Finance
2 41 (37.61%) Front Office
3 30 (27.52%) Banking
4 19 (17.43%) Investment Banking
5 7 (6.42%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (72.48%) Developer
2 25 (22.94%) Python Developer
3 14 (12.84%) C++ Developer
4 13 (11.93%) C# Developer
4 13 (11.93%) Senior Developer
5 12 (11.01%) Java Developer
5 12 (11.01%) Architect
6 8 (7.34%) Solutions Designer
6 8 (7.34%) Designer
7 7 (6.42%) Senior C++ Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Senior Python Developer
8 6 (5.50%) SQL Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Front Office Developer
9 5 (4.59%) SharePoint Designer
10 4 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.67%) Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.67%) Quantitative Developer
10 4 (3.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (30.28%) XML
2 18 (16.51%) .NET
3 11 (10.09%) STL
3 11 (10.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 10 (9.17%) WCF
5 7 (6.42%) MDX
6 6 (5.50%) SciPy
6 6 (5.50%) NumPy
7 5 (4.59%) Spring
7 5 (4.59%) Web Services
7 5 (4.59%) Twisted
8 4 (3.67%) Middleware
8 4 (3.67%) WPF
9 3 (2.75%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (2.75%) XSD
9 3 (2.75%) XSLT
9 3 (2.75%) JMS
9 3 (2.75%) XML Schema
10 2 (1.83%) J2EE
10 2 (1.83%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 33 (30.28%) Derivative
2 29 (26.61%) Credit Risk
3 20 (18.35%) Market Risk
4 16 (14.68%) Fixed Income
5 14 (12.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (6.42%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 4 (3.67%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.75%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.75%) W3C
8 3 (2.75%) Clustering
8 3 (2.75%) Equities
8 3 (2.75%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.83%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.83%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.83%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.83%) Wiki
10 1 (0.92%) Physics
10 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.77%) UNIX
2 26 (23.85%) Windows
3 20 (18.35%) Linux
4 6 (5.50%) AIX
5 5 (4.59%) Solaris
6 2 (1.83%) HPUX
6 2 (1.83%) SUSE
6 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (24.77%) Multithreading
2 26 (23.85%) Analytics
3 25 (22.94%) OO
4 17 (15.60%) Risk Management
5 12 (11.01%) SOA
6 9 (8.26%) Asset Management
7 8 (7.34%) TDD
7 8 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.34%) UML
8 7 (6.42%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (6.42%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (6.42%) Use Case
8 7 (6.42%) SDLC
9 6 (5.50%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (5.50%) Low Latency
9 6 (5.50%) Functional Programming
9 6 (5.50%) System Testing
9 6 (5.50%) ETL
10 5 (4.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (41.28%) SQL
2 38 (34.86%) Java
3 35 (32.11%) Python
4 28 (25.69%) C++
5 26 (23.85%) C#
6 21 (19.27%) Perl
7 10 (9.17%) Scala
8 8 (7.34%) R
9 5 (4.59%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.59%) Korn
9 5 (4.59%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.75%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.83%) C-shell
12 1 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.59%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.92%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) QA
1 1 (0.92%) Basel III
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) Platform Symphony
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.83%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (1.83%) KVM
3 2 (1.83%) iptables
3 2 (1.83%) Samba
4 1 (0.92%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) Control-M
2 2 (1.83%) Nagios
2 2 (1.83%) Ganglia
2 2 (1.83%) Puppet
2 2 (1.83%) OpenView
Vendors
1 36 (33.03%) Oracle
2 18 (16.51%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.42%) DataSynapse
3 7 (6.42%) GigaSpaces
4 5 (4.59%) Sybase
5 4 (3.67%) IBM
5 4 (3.67%) Solace
5 4 (3.67%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.75%) Sun
6 3 (2.75%) HP
7 2 (1.83%) Veritas
7 2 (1.83%) Cognos
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco
7 2 (1.83%) VMware
7 2 (1.83%) PlateSpin
7 2 (1.83%) Opsware
7 2 (1.83%) F5
8 1 (0.92%) SAP
8 1 (0.92%) Murex
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