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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grid Computing
Rank 538 494 510
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +16
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 62 77 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.50% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 70 49
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£600 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £470 £514
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 £175
% change year-on-year
- +171.42%
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
16559 15425 15918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.18% 32.14% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10463 9852 9532
Average daily rate £423 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 693 607 771
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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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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 -19 62 £600 +9.09% 6
South East - - - - 3
East of England - - - -
Grid Computing
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Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 60 (61.86%) C#
2 50 (51.55%) C++
3 42 (43.30%) .NET
3 42 (43.30%) Finance
4 38 (39.18%) Oracle
5 37 (38.14%) Banking
6 33 (34.02%) Derivative
7 28 (28.87%) SQL
7 28 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (24.74%) Front Office
9 23 (23.71%) Microsoft
10 20 (20.62%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 20 (20.62%) WCF
10 20 (20.62%) Analytics
11 19 (19.59%) Multithreading
11 19 (19.59%) Java
11 19 (19.59%) Fixed Income
12 18 (18.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 18 (18.56%) STL
12 18 (18.56%) Windows
12 18 (18.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 17 (17.53%) Risk Analysis
13 17 (17.53%) Degree
14 16 (16.49%) DataSynapse
14 16 (16.49%) Investment Banking
14 16 (16.49%) XML
14 16 (16.49%) SQL Server
15 14 (14.43%) Python
16 13 (13.40%) TDD
17 12 (12.37%) Oracle Coherence

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 12 (12.37%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.09%) SAS
4 1 (1.03%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.03%) GemFire
Applications
1 11 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.31%) Spreadsheet
2 10 (10.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.06%) SaaS
2 1 (1.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) SAN
1 2 (2.06%) NAS
2 1 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.03%) SMTP
2 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.03%) FTP
2 1 (1.03%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) SNMP
2 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (9.28%) Hadoop
4 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.22%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.15%) RDBMS
6 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.09%) Big Data
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.06%) OLAP
8 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.03%) MySQL
9 1 (1.03%) Hazelcast
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Eclipse
1 4 (4.12%) IntelliJ
1 4 (4.12%) TeamCity
1 4 (4.12%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.06%) Maven
2 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.03%) JUnit
3 1 (1.03%) jMock
3 1 (1.03%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.03%) Mockito
3 1 (1.03%) Hudson
3 1 (1.03%) Gradle
General
1 42 (43.30%) Finance
2 37 (38.14%) Banking
3 24 (24.74%) Front Office
4 16 (16.49%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.09%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.09%) Legal
6 2 (2.06%) Back Office
7 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 76 (78.35%) Developer
2 27 (27.84%) C++ Developer
3 26 (26.80%) C# Developer
4 13 (13.40%) Java Developer
5 11 (11.34%) Senior Developer
6 10 (10.31%) C++/C# Developer
7 9 (9.28%) Technical Developer
7 9 (9.28%) Lead Developer
7 9 (9.28%) Technical Leader
8 8 (8.25%) .NET Developer
8 8 (8.25%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) Front Office Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Quantitative Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Python Developer
10 3 (3.09%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.09%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 2 (2.06%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (2.06%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (43.30%) .NET
2 20 (20.62%) WCF
3 18 (18.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 18 (18.56%) STL
4 16 (16.49%) XML
5 12 (12.37%) WPF
6 11 (11.34%) Middleware
7 7 (7.22%) Spring
8 6 (6.19%) WinForms
8 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET
9 5 (5.15%) HTML
9 5 (5.15%) MDX
9 5 (5.15%) HTML5
10 4 (4.12%) Hibernate
10 4 (4.12%) J2EE
11 3 (3.09%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (3.09%) Task Parallel Library
11 3 (3.09%) WF
11 3 (3.09%) LINQ
12 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (34.02%) Derivative
2 20 (20.62%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 19 (19.59%) Fixed Income
4 18 (18.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (9.28%) Credit Risk
6 7 (7.22%) Market Risk
6 7 (7.22%) Visualisation
6 7 (7.22%) Computer Science
7 5 (5.15%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (4.12%) Clustering
8 4 (4.12%) Open Source
8 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (3.09%) N-Tier
10 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
10 2 (2.06%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.03%) Physics
11 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
11 1 (1.03%) Replication
11 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 1 (1.03%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.56%) Windows
2 10 (10.31%) Windows 7
3 9 (9.28%) Linux
4 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.09%) UNIX
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.62%) Analytics
3 19 (19.59%) Multithreading
4 17 (17.53%) Risk Analysis
5 13 (13.40%) TDD
6 11 (11.34%) Low Latency
6 11 (11.34%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (10.31%) Project Planning
7 10 (10.31%) Greeks
8 9 (9.28%) OO
8 9 (9.28%) Scrum
9 8 (8.25%) Electronic Trading
10 7 (7.22%) Risk Management
10 7 (7.22%) Functional Programming
11 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.15%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.12%) Data Modelling
12 4 (4.12%) Workflow
12 4 (4.12%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 60 (61.86%) C#
2 50 (51.55%) C++
3 28 (28.87%) SQL
4 19 (19.59%) Java
5 14 (14.43%) Python
6 8 (8.25%) Assembly Language
7 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.06%) VBA
8 2 (2.06%) C++/CLI
9 1 (1.03%) Haskell
9 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.03%) F#
9 1 (1.03%) Scala
9 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.03%) Perl
9 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.03%) VBScript
9 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (17.53%) Degree
2 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.15%) MCSE
4 4 (4.12%) MCSD
5 2 (2.06%) MCSA
5 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) NCDA
6 1 (1.03%) NCIE
6 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) MCP
6 1 (1.03%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.03%) OCP
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.03%) MCITP
6 1 (1.03%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) QA
1 2 (2.06%) Basel III
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Platform Symphony
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.03%) NFS
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) logstash
1 4 (4.12%) Kibana
2 3 (3.09%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.03%) Control-M
Vendors
1 38 (39.18%) Oracle
2 23 (23.71%) Microsoft
3 16 (16.49%) DataSynapse
4 4 (4.12%) DevExpress
4 4 (4.12%) Infragistics
5 3 (3.09%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.09%) Sybase
6 2 (2.06%) Sun
6 2 (2.06%) Reuters
6 2 (2.06%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.06%) Vertica
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.03%) Netezza
7 1 (1.03%) OpenLink
7 1 (1.03%) Murex
7 1 (1.03%) HP
7 1 (1.03%) EMC
7 1 (1.03%) NetApp
7 1 (1.03%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
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