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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grid Computing
Rank 514 476 444
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -32
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 49 63 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.45% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 52 50
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£600 £570 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £396
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -24.29%
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
14081 14023 12433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.49% 31.50% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8990 8805 7549
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 564 583 745
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -11 47 £600 +4.34% 6
South East - 2 £425 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Grid Computing
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Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 74 (64.91%) C++
2 70 (61.40%) C#
3 49 (42.98%) Finance
4 48 (42.11%) SQL
5 45 (39.47%) Banking
6 43 (37.72%) .NET
6 43 (37.72%) Multithreading
7 41 (35.96%) Oracle
8 38 (33.33%) Java
8 38 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (27.19%) Analytics
10 27 (23.68%) Derivative
11 25 (21.93%) Front Office
12 23 (20.18%) Linux
13 21 (18.42%) Windows
13 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
13 21 (18.42%) Fixed Income
14 20 (17.54%) STL
14 20 (17.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 19 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
15 19 (16.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 19 (16.67%) Investment Banking
16 18 (15.79%) Python
17 17 (14.91%) Performance Tuning
18 16 (14.04%) Degree
18 16 (14.04%) XML
19 15 (13.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 15 (13.16%) Low Latency
20 14 (12.28%) FIX Protocol
20 14 (12.28%) Electronic Trading

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (7.02%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (6.14%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.63%) Apache
4 2 (1.75%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) JBoss
5 1 (0.88%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
1 12 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 12 (10.53%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) NAS
1 1 (0.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.89%) Hadoop
3 7 (6.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (6.14%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.63%) Big Data
5 3 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.88%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.75%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.75%) IntelliJ
2 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.88%) ANTLR
3 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.88%) Hudson
3 1 (0.88%) Mockito
3 1 (0.88%) jMock
3 1 (0.88%) yacc
3 1 (0.88%) Maven
3 1 (0.88%) CruiseControl
General
1 49 (42.98%) Finance
2 45 (39.47%) Banking
3 25 (21.93%) Front Office
4 19 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 97 (85.09%) Developer
2 46 (40.35%) C++ Developer
3 27 (23.68%) C# Developer
3 27 (23.68%) Java Developer
4 13 (11.40%) C++/Java Developer
5 12 (10.53%) Lead Developer
6 11 (9.65%) Technical Leader
6 11 (9.65%) Technical Developer
7 10 (8.77%) C++/C# Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Quantitative Developer
10 5 (4.39%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.51%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 3 (2.63%) Architect
12 3 (2.63%) Analyst
12 3 (2.63%) Technical Architect
13 2 (1.75%) Data Architect
13 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (37.72%) .NET
2 20 (17.54%) STL
2 20 (17.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 16 (14.04%) XML
4 14 (12.28%) FIX Protocol
5 11 (9.65%) WCF
6 7 (6.14%) WPF
7 5 (4.39%) WF
7 5 (4.39%) Middleware
7 5 (4.39%) J2EE
7 5 (4.39%) Spring
8 3 (2.63%) Web Services
8 3 (2.63%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.75%) WinForms
9 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.75%) JDBC
9 2 (1.75%) HTML
9 2 (1.75%) HTML5
9 2 (1.75%) AppFabric
10 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.68%) Derivative
2 21 (18.42%) Fixed Income
3 19 (16.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 15 (13.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (11.40%) Credit Risk
6 9 (7.89%) Computer Science
7 8 (7.02%) Open Source
7 8 (7.02%) Market Risk
8 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (5.26%) N-Tier
10 5 (4.39%) Mathematics
11 3 (2.63%) Physics
11 3 (2.63%) Credit Derivative
12 2 (1.75%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.88%) Exotic Derivative
13 1 (0.88%) Replication
13 1 (0.88%) Clustering
13 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.18%) Linux
2 21 (18.42%) Windows
3 12 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.14%) UNIX
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.72%) Multithreading
2 38 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (27.19%) Analytics
4 19 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 17 (14.91%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (13.16%) Low Latency
7 14 (12.28%) Electronic Trading
8 13 (11.40%) Project Planning
9 12 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (10.53%) TDD
9 12 (10.53%) OO
10 11 (9.65%) Scrum
11 10 (8.77%) Functional Programming
12 7 (6.14%) Greeks
12 7 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.14%) Risk Management
13 6 (5.26%) Risk Analytics
14 5 (4.39%) Release Management
14 5 (4.39%) OOP
15 4 (3.51%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 74 (64.91%) C++
2 70 (61.40%) C#
3 48 (42.11%) SQL
4 38 (33.33%) Java
5 18 (15.79%) Python
6 14 (12.28%) Assembly Language
7 4 (3.51%) Scala
8 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.63%) Perl
9 2 (1.75%) Groovy
9 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.88%) F#
10 1 (0.88%) C++/CLI
10 1 (0.88%) Haskell
10 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.88%) VBScript
10 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (14.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (1.75%) Docker
3 1 (0.88%) GridGain
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) Kibana
1 7 (6.14%) logstash
2 2 (1.75%) Ansible
3 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 41 (35.96%) Oracle
2 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.40%) DataSynapse
4 9 (7.89%) Sybase
5 5 (4.39%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.75%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.88%) Tableau
7 1 (0.88%) Vertica
7 1 (0.88%) Sun
7 1 (0.88%) Reuters
7 1 (0.88%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.88%) Informatica
7 1 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.88%) Netezza
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