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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Grid Computing
UK / England
Rank 551 560 556
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 21 56 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.12% 0.076%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.38% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 50 31
Median daily rate £625 £600 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £558
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
12918 14551 14503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.88% 31.02% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8336 9513 9088
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 516 530 599
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -29 18 £638 +6.25% 5
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 £500 -
Grid Computing
UK

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 52 (69.33%) Java
2 30 (40.00%) Finance
3 29 (38.67%) Big Data
4 28 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (37.33%) Banking
5 27 (36.00%) Oracle
6 24 (32.00%) C++
6 24 (32.00%) Scala
7 23 (30.67%) Hadoop
7 23 (30.67%) Unix
8 22 (29.33%) SQL
8 22 (29.33%) DevOps
9 21 (28.00%) Linux
10 20 (26.67%) Apache Spark
11 19 (25.33%) Risk Management
11 19 (25.33%) Scrum
12 18 (24.00%) Derivative
12 18 (24.00%) HBase
12 18 (24.00%) Apache Hive
13 17 (22.67%) Windows
14 16 (21.33%) C#
14 16 (21.33%) Apache Solr
14 16 (21.33%) Oozie
14 16 (21.33%) DataSynapse
14 16 (21.33%) HDFS
15 15 (20.00%) Degree
15 15 (20.00%) Analytics
15 15 (20.00%) Front Office
16 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
16 14 (18.67%) Kafka

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 20 (26.67%) Apache Spark
2 16 (21.33%) Apache Solr
2 16 (21.33%) DataSynapse
3 12 (16.00%) Apache
4 10 (13.33%) Apache Pig
5 5 (6.67%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (5.33%) WebSphere
7 3 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.67%) iPlanet
8 2 (2.67%) MQSeries
8 2 (2.67%) SAS
8 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.67%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.33%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) LAN
1 9 (12.00%) WAN
2 8 (10.67%) Kerberos
3 4 (5.33%) HTTP
4 2 (2.67%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.67%) Firewall
4 2 (2.67%) FTP
4 2 (2.67%) LDAP
4 2 (2.67%) NAS
4 2 (2.67%) SAN
4 2 (2.67%) SSH
5 1 (1.33%) Anycast
5 1 (1.33%) DHCP
5 1 (1.33%) DNS
5 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (38.67%) Big Data
2 23 (30.67%) Hadoop
3 18 (24.00%) Apache Hive
3 18 (24.00%) HBase
4 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
5 11 (14.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (13.33%) NoSQL
7 9 (12.00%) MySQL
7 9 (12.00%) Oracle Exadata
8 8 (10.67%) Apache Zeppelin
8 8 (10.67%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (10.67%) Impala
8 8 (10.67%) QlikView
8 8 (10.67%) Sqoop
9 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database
10 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (4.00%) DB2
11 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
12 2 (2.67%) Hazelcast
12 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) ClearCase
1 6 (8.00%) CruiseControl
1 6 (8.00%) NUnit
1 6 (8.00%) Subversion
1 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.33%) EasyMock
3 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.33%) IntelliJ
3 4 (5.33%) JIRA
3 4 (5.33%) JUnit
3 4 (5.33%) Mockito
4 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.33%) JConsole
4 1 (1.33%) JProfiler
4 1 (1.33%) RSpec
4 1 (1.33%) VisualVM
General
1 30 (40.00%) Finance
2 28 (37.33%) Banking
3 15 (20.00%) Front Office
4 10 (13.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.67%) Law
6 2 (2.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (69.33%) Developer
2 28 (37.33%) Java Developer
3 16 (21.33%) Scala Developer
4 11 (14.67%) Senior Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Hadoop Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Administrator
6 8 (10.67%) Java Scala Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (9.33%) C# Developer
7 7 (9.33%) C++ Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Credit Risk Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Credit Risk Java Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Data Administrator
8 6 (8.00%) Python Developer
9 5 (6.67%) Senior Credit Risk Java Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Consultant
10 4 (5.33%) Front Office Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Grid Engineer
11 3 (4.00%) Architect
11 3 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.67%) Kafka
2 13 (17.33%) Web Services
3 11 (14.67%) Apache Avro
4 10 (13.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 9 (12.00%) Spring
6 8 (10.67%) Apache Tez
6 8 (10.67%) REST
6 8 (10.67%) XML
7 5 (6.67%) .NET
7 5 (6.67%) Middleware
8 3 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (4.00%) HTML
8 3 (4.00%) JSON
8 3 (4.00%) Protocol Buffers
8 3 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (4.00%) SOAP
8 3 (4.00%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (2.67%) Akka
9 2 (2.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (2.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) Derivative
2 12 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (13.33%) Fixed Income
4 9 (12.00%) Credit Risk
5 8 (10.67%) N-Tier
6 4 (5.33%) Clustering
6 4 (5.33%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (5.33%) Public Cloud
7 3 (4.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.00%) Market Risk
8 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.67%) HP Storage
8 2 (2.67%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.67%) Unix
2 21 (28.00%) Linux
3 17 (22.67%) Windows
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.67%) AIX
5 2 (2.67%) Solaris
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.33%) DevOps
3 19 (25.33%) Risk Management
3 19 (25.33%) Scrum
4 15 (20.00%) Analytics
5 14 (18.67%) Multithreading
6 12 (16.00%) SDLC
6 12 (16.00%) Visualisation
7 10 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 10 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (12.00%) Benchmarking
8 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (12.00%) High Availability
8 9 (12.00%) Open Source
8 9 (12.00%) Project Management
9 8 (10.67%) Data Architecture
9 8 (10.67%) Data Visualisation
9 8 (10.67%) MapReduce
9 8 (10.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (69.33%) Java
2 24 (32.00%) C++
2 24 (32.00%) Scala
3 22 (29.33%) SQL
4 16 (21.33%) C#
5 13 (17.33%) Python
6 12 (16.00%) Perl
7 10 (13.33%) C
8 7 (9.33%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.33%) AWK
10 2 (2.67%) Haskell
10 2 (2.67%) Ruby
11 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.33%) R
11 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.67%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (21.33%) HDFS
2 11 (14.67%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (10.67%) Apache Flume
3 8 (10.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.33%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 16 (21.33%) Oozie
2 8 (10.67%) Ambari
2 8 (10.67%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (5.33%) Puppet
4 3 (4.00%) Ansible
4 3 (4.00%) Control-M
4 3 (4.00%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (2.67%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.67%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.67%) OpenView
5 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.33%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.33%) Kibana
6 1 (1.33%) logstash
6 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (36.00%) Oracle
2 11 (14.67%) Cisco
3 9 (12.00%) Teradata
4 8 (10.67%) Cloudera
4 8 (10.67%) Hortonworks
5 6 (8.00%) TIBCO
6 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.00%) Bloomberg
7 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.00%) Reuters
7 3 (4.00%) Splunk
8 2 (2.67%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.67%) BEA
8 2 (2.67%) BMC
8 2 (2.67%) F5
8 2 (2.67%) NetApp
8 2 (2.67%) Opsware
8 2 (2.67%) Qualys
8 2 (2.67%) Symantec
8 2 (2.67%) VMware