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 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grid Computing
Rank 522 488 522
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +34
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 57 72 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.47% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 67 53
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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 £475 £515 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - £388 -
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
16144 15216 16408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.77% 31.60% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9925 9574 9667
Average daily rate £413 £420 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £245 £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 677 603 820
Average hourly rate £18.54 £19.00 £24.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% -23.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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 September 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 23 September 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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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 +2 57 £600 +9.09% 8
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Grid Computing
UK

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 51 (59.30%) C#
2 41 (47.67%) C++
3 34 (39.53%) Oracle
4 33 (38.37%) Finance
5 32 (37.21%) .NET
6 31 (36.05%) Banking
7 28 (32.56%) Derivative
8 24 (27.91%) Front Office
9 23 (26.74%) SQL
10 20 (23.26%) Java
10 20 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (22.09%) WCF
12 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
13 17 (19.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (18.60%) Fixed Income
14 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
14 16 (18.60%) Multithreading
15 15 (17.44%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 15 (17.44%) DataSynapse
16 14 (16.28%) Degree
16 14 (16.28%) Windows
17 13 (15.12%) STL
17 13 (15.12%) Investment Banking
18 12 (13.95%) Oracle Coherence
18 12 (13.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 12 (13.95%) Analytics
18 12 (13.95%) XML
19 11 (12.79%) Python
19 11 (12.79%) Risk Analysis
19 11 (12.79%) TDD

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (13.95%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (3.49%) SAS
3 1 (1.16%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.16%) GemFire
3 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.16%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.98%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (6.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.16%) GitHub
2 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) SAN
1 2 (2.33%) NAS
2 1 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.16%) SMTP
2 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.16%) FTP
2 1 (1.16%) HTTP
2 1 (1.16%) SNMP
2 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (6.98%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.81%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.49%) Big Data
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.33%) OLAP
8 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.16%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.16%) MySQL
9 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Eclipse
1 4 (4.65%) IntelliJ
1 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (4.65%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.33%) Maven
3 1 (1.16%) jMock
3 1 (1.16%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.16%) Mockito
3 1 (1.16%) Hudson
3 1 (1.16%) Gradle
3 1 (1.16%) JUnit
3 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (38.37%) Finance
2 31 (36.05%) Banking
3 24 (27.91%) Front Office
4 13 (15.12%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.49%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.33%) Back Office
6 2 (2.33%) Legal
7 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (75.58%) Developer
2 23 (26.74%) C# Developer
3 22 (25.58%) C++ Developer
4 13 (15.12%) Java Developer
5 11 (12.79%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.47%) C++/C# Developer
7 8 (9.30%) .NET Developer
7 8 (9.30%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Technical Leader
8 5 (5.81%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Technical Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Python Developer
9 3 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.49%) DBA
9 3 (3.49%) Front Office Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Quantitative Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.49%) SQL DBA
10 2 (2.33%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (37.21%) .NET
2 19 (22.09%) WCF
3 13 (15.12%) STL
4 12 (13.95%) XML
4 12 (13.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 10 (11.63%) Middleware
6 9 (10.47%) WPF
7 7 (8.14%) Spring
8 6 (6.98%) WinForms
8 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.65%) J2EE
9 4 (4.65%) HTML
9 4 (4.65%) MDX
9 4 (4.65%) Hibernate
9 4 (4.65%) LINQ
9 4 (4.65%) HTML5
10 3 (3.49%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (3.49%) Task Parallel Library
10 3 (3.49%) WF
11 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.56%) Derivative
2 17 (19.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (18.60%) Fixed Income
4 15 (17.44%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 10 (11.63%) Credit Risk
6 7 (8.14%) Market Risk
6 7 (8.14%) Visualisation
7 6 (6.98%) Computer Science
8 5 (5.81%) Credit Derivative
8 5 (5.81%) Clustering
9 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.33%) Equities
10 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
10 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.16%) Economics
11 1 (1.16%) Replication
11 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
11 1 (1.16%) Open Source
11 1 (1.16%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.28%) Windows
2 10 (11.63%) Linux
3 6 (6.98%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.49%) UNIX
6 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.60%) Multithreading
3 12 (13.95%) Analytics
4 11 (12.79%) TDD
4 11 (12.79%) Risk Analysis
5 10 (11.63%) Greeks
6 9 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (9.30%) Scrum
7 8 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (6.98%) Low Latency
8 6 (6.98%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.98%) OO
8 6 (6.98%) Project Planning
9 5 (5.81%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.65%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (4.65%) Monte Carlo Method
10 4 (4.65%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.65%) Workflow
10 4 (4.65%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 51 (59.30%) C#
2 41 (47.67%) C++
3 23 (26.74%) SQL
4 20 (23.26%) Java
5 11 (12.79%) Python
6 4 (4.65%) Assembly Language
7 3 (3.49%) VBA
7 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.33%) Perl
8 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.33%) C++/CLI
9 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.16%) Scala
9 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.16%) VBScript
9 1 (1.16%) VB
9 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) Degree
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.81%) MCSE
4 4 (4.65%) MCSD
5 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.33%) MCSA
7 1 (1.16%) PhD
7 1 (1.16%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.16%) OCP
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.16%) MCITP
7 1 (1.16%) CFA
7 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) NCDA
7 1 (1.16%) NCIE
7 1 (1.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) SLA
1 2 (2.33%) Basel III
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Platform Symphony
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.16%) logstash
2 1 (1.16%) Kibana
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 34 (39.53%) Oracle
2 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 15 (17.44%) DataSynapse
4 4 (4.65%) DevExpress
4 4 (4.65%) Infragistics
5 3 (3.49%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.49%) Sybase
6 2 (2.33%) Sun
6 2 (2.33%) Reuters
6 2 (2.33%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.33%) Vertica
6 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.16%) Netezza
7 1 (1.16%) OpenLink
7 1 (1.16%) Murex
7 1 (1.16%) HP
7 1 (1.16%) EMC
7 1 (1.16%) NetApp
7 1 (1.16%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.16%) IBM
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £610 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £501 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago