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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grid Computing
Rank 609 574 556
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -18
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 21 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.061% 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.19% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 39
Median daily rate £500 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £332 £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £650 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £330 £268
% change year-on-year
+51.51% +23.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
16644 16301 16309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.68% 32.20% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10948 10025 10117
Median daily rate £430 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 624 714
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £11.58 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.46 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -9 16 £550 -8.33% 2
South East -14 2 - -
North East - 2 £500 -
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
Grid Computing
UK

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 50 (58.82%) Java
2 41 (48.24%) Oracle
3 39 (45.88%) DataSynapse
4 34 (40.00%) TDD
5 32 (37.65%) Front Office
6 29 (34.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 29 (34.12%) Derivative
7 28 (32.94%) Finance
8 27 (31.76%) Oracle Coherence
9 26 (30.59%) Banking
9 26 (30.59%) C#
10 25 (29.41%) Pair Programming
11 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (24.71%) SQL
12 19 (22.35%) Windows
12 19 (22.35%) TIBCO
13 17 (20.00%) Unix
13 17 (20.00%) Spring
14 16 (18.82%) Linux
14 16 (18.82%) Big Data
14 16 (18.82%) DevOps
15 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
15 15 (17.65%) Market Risk
15 15 (17.65%) Multithreading
16 13 (15.29%) C++
16 13 (15.29%) Scrum
17 12 (14.12%) .NET
17 12 (14.12%) PowerShell
17 12 (14.12%) Investment Banking
17 12 (14.12%) Data Analysis

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 27 (31.76%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (7.06%) Apache
3 5 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.88%) IIS
3 5 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.35%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.35%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.35%) iPlanet
4 2 (2.35%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.35%) SAS
4 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.35%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.18%) Confluence
5 1 (1.18%) Node.js
5 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
2 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.71%) PaaS
3 3 (3.53%) IaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) Firewall
2 8 (9.41%) SAN
3 7 (8.24%) LDAP
4 6 (7.06%) DHCP
4 6 (7.06%) DNS
4 6 (7.06%) HTTP
5 4 (4.71%) VLAN
5 4 (4.71%) VPN
6 3 (3.53%) FTP
7 2 (2.35%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.35%) NAS
7 2 (2.35%) SSH
8 1 (1.18%) Internet
8 1 (1.18%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.18%) LAN
8 1 (1.18%) Network Security
8 1 (1.18%) SMTP
8 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.82%) Big Data
2 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 10 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 9 (10.59%) NoSQL
5 8 (9.41%) Hadoop
6 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (5.88%) MongoDB
9 3 (3.53%) MySQL
9 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.35%) Apache Hive
10 2 (2.35%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.35%) DB2
10 2 (2.35%) Impala
10 2 (2.35%) OLAP
10 2 (2.35%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (2.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (2.35%) SAS EBI
10 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.18%) Grunt
2 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (1.18%) Subversion
2 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (37.65%) Front Office
2 28 (32.94%) Finance
3 26 (30.59%) Banking
4 12 (14.12%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.88%) International Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Marketing
7 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.18%) German Language
7 1 (1.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (58.82%) Developer
2 31 (36.47%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.94%) Senior Developer
4 10 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 10 (11.76%) Grid Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Risk Manager
7 6 (7.06%) Market Risk Project Manager
7 6 (7.06%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.06%) Risk Project Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Cassandra Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Database Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Front Office Developer
8 5 (5.88%) MongoDB Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Agile Developer
10 3 (3.53%) C++ Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Grid Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) Spring
2 12 (14.12%) .NET
3 10 (11.76%) XML
4 8 (9.41%) RESTful
5 6 (7.06%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (7.06%) TIBCO EMS
6 5 (5.88%) Kafka
6 5 (5.88%) Middleware
6 5 (5.88%) REST
6 5 (5.88%) Ultra Messaging
6 5 (5.88%) XSD
7 3 (3.53%) ELK Stack
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (3.53%) Web Services
8 2 (2.35%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.35%) J2EE
8 2 (2.35%) JSP
8 2 (2.35%) WCF
8 2 (2.35%) WF
9 1 (1.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (34.12%) Derivative
1 29 (34.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (17.65%) Market Risk
3 7 (8.24%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 6 (7.06%) Equities
5 5 (5.88%) Credit Risk
5 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.88%) Fixed Income
5 5 (5.88%) N-Tier
5 5 (5.88%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.53%) Clustering
6 3 (3.53%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.35%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (2.35%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.35%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.35%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.35%) Windows
2 17 (20.00%) Unix
3 16 (18.82%) Linux
4 6 (7.06%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.53%) AIX
5 3 (3.53%) Solaris
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.00%) TDD
2 25 (29.41%) Pair Programming
3 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.82%) DevOps
5 15 (17.65%) Multithreading
6 13 (15.29%) Scrum
7 12 (14.12%) Analytics
7 12 (14.12%) Data Analysis
8 8 (9.41%) Automated Testing
9 7 (8.24%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (8.24%) Kanban
10 6 (7.06%) Data Modelling
10 6 (7.06%) Load Balancing
10 6 (7.06%) SDLC
11 5 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (5.88%) OO
11 5 (5.88%) Open Source
11 5 (5.88%) SOA
11 5 (5.88%) UML
12 4 (4.71%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 50 (58.82%) Java
2 26 (30.59%) C#
3 21 (24.71%) SQL
4 13 (15.29%) C++
5 12 (14.12%) PowerShell
6 9 (10.59%) Python
7 6 (7.06%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.88%) Perl
9 2 (2.35%) C
9 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.35%) R
10 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.18%) Korn
10 1 (1.18%) Ruby
10 1 (1.18%) Scala
10 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) SAS Certification
2 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) JSP 440
1 2 (2.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.06%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.88%) XenServer
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (4.71%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.35%) Apache Flume
5 2 (2.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (2.35%) HDFS
5 2 (2.35%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) Control-M
2 5 (5.88%) SCCM
2 5 (5.88%) SCOrch
3 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (4.71%) Puppet
3 4 (4.71%) SCOM
3 4 (4.71%) WSUS
4 3 (3.53%) Ganglia
4 3 (3.53%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (3.53%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (3.53%) Kibana
4 3 (3.53%) logstash
5 2 (2.35%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.35%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.35%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.35%) Oozie
5 2 (2.35%) OpenView
5 2 (2.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.18%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 41 (48.24%) Oracle
2 39 (45.88%) DataSynapse
3 19 (22.35%) TIBCO
4 9 (10.59%) VMware
5 7 (8.24%) HP
5 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.24%) Sybase
6 5 (5.88%) Splunk
7 4 (4.71%) Citrix
7 4 (4.71%) Dell
8 3 (3.53%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.53%) NetApp
9 2 (2.35%) Cloudera
9 2 (2.35%) F5
9 2 (2.35%) Infoblox
9 2 (2.35%) MapR
9 2 (2.35%) Opsware
9 2 (2.35%) Qualys
9 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.35%) Veritas