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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grid Computing
Rank 529 544 503
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -41
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 62 38 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.082% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.26% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 33 49
Average daily rate £600 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £561 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £670 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+44.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
15359 14723 14698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.48% 31.62% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10044 9274 8993
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 621 636
Average hourly rate £22.31 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.93% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grid Computing within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +27 58 £600 - 3
South East +13 3 £450 +44.00% 2
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
Grid Computing
UK

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 83 (61.94%) Java
2 51 (38.06%) Finance
3 48 (35.82%) DataSynapse
4 47 (35.07%) Front Office
5 45 (33.58%) Oracle
5 45 (33.58%) Unix
6 41 (30.60%) Derivative
7 39 (29.10%) Linux
8 38 (28.36%) Banking
9 37 (27.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 34 (25.37%) Oracle Coherence
11 32 (23.88%) Multithreading
11 32 (23.88%) SQL
12 30 (22.39%) TDD
12 30 (22.39%) Fixed Income
13 27 (20.15%) C#
14 26 (19.40%) Electronic Trading
15 25 (18.66%) Pair Programming
16 24 (17.91%) C++
16 24 (17.91%) Market Risk
16 24 (17.91%) Software Engineering
17 23 (17.16%) Eclipse
17 23 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (16.42%) Functional Programming
18 22 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (16.42%) Scala
19 21 (15.67%) Spring
20 20 (14.93%) JUnit
20 20 (14.93%) Gradle
21 18 (13.43%) Low Latency

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 34 (25.37%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.99%) Apache
3 4 (2.99%) IIS
3 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.49%) Confluence
4 2 (1.49%) Node.js
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (1.49%) SAS
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (2.24%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.97%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.48%) DHCP
1 6 (4.48%) DNS
2 4 (2.99%) Firewall
2 4 (2.99%) SAN
2 4 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.24%) LDAP
3 3 (2.24%) Network Security
3 3 (2.24%) VLAN
3 3 (2.24%) VPN
4 2 (1.49%) HTTP
5 1 (0.75%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.45%) Big Data
2 12 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 9 (6.72%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (5.97%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.48%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.99%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.24%) OLAP
7 3 (2.24%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (2.24%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.49%) MySQL
8 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.49%) PowerCenter
8 2 (1.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (1.49%) SAS EBI
8 2 (1.49%) Spotfire
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.49%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 23 (17.16%) Eclipse
2 20 (14.93%) Gradle
2 20 (14.93%) JUnit
3 5 (3.73%) JIRA
3 5 (3.73%) Maven
4 4 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.99%) SonarQube
5 3 (2.24%) Subversion
5 3 (2.24%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.49%) Grunt
6 2 (1.49%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.49%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 51 (38.06%) Finance
2 47 (35.07%) Front Office
3 38 (28.36%) Banking
4 15 (11.19%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.22%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.49%) International Banking
6 2 (1.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) German Language
7 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 76 (56.72%) Developer
2 40 (29.85%) Java Developer
3 21 (15.67%) Java Engineer
3 21 (15.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 21 (15.67%) Software Engineer
4 20 (14.93%) Java Scala Software Engineer
4 20 (14.93%) Scala Software Engineer
5 12 (8.96%) C++ Developer
5 12 (8.96%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.46%) Grid Engineer
6 10 (7.46%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (5.97%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.97%) Front Office Developer
7 8 (5.97%) Quantitative Developer
8 7 (5.22%) Risk Manager
9 6 (4.48%) Architect
9 6 (4.48%) Grid Developer
9 6 (4.48%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.48%) Risk Project Manager
9 6 (4.48%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.67%) Spring
2 13 (9.70%) XML
3 7 (5.22%) .NET
4 5 (3.73%) Middleware
5 4 (2.99%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (2.99%) Swing
6 3 (2.24%) ELK Stack
6 3 (2.24%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (2.24%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (1.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (1.49%) CSS
7 2 (1.49%) HTML
7 2 (1.49%) HTML5
7 2 (1.49%) jQuery
7 2 (1.49%) JSON
7 2 (1.49%) MDX
7 2 (1.49%) RESTful
7 2 (1.49%) STL
7 2 (1.49%) XSD
7 2 (1.49%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 41 (30.60%) Derivative
2 37 (27.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (22.39%) Fixed Income
4 24 (17.91%) Market Risk
5 23 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (7.46%) Equities
7 7 (5.22%) Equity Derivative
7 7 (5.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 6 (4.48%) Credit Risk
9 5 (3.73%) Mathematics
9 5 (3.73%) Visualisation
10 4 (2.99%) Data Centre
10 4 (2.99%) Fintech
11 2 (1.49%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (1.49%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.49%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (33.58%) Unix
2 39 (29.10%) Linux
3 16 (11.94%) Windows
4 5 (3.73%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.49%) Solaris
6 1 (0.75%) AIX
6 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.88%) Multithreading
2 30 (22.39%) TDD
3 26 (19.40%) Electronic Trading
4 25 (18.66%) Pair Programming
5 24 (17.91%) Software Engineering
6 22 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (16.42%) Functional Programming
7 18 (13.43%) Low Latency
8 13 (9.70%) Analytics
9 12 (8.96%) Data Analysis
9 12 (8.96%) DevOps
10 10 (7.46%) Risk Management
10 10 (7.46%) Scrum
11 8 (5.97%) Automated Testing
12 7 (5.22%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (5.22%) Kanban
12 7 (5.22%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (3.73%) Mentoring
13 5 (3.73%) Open Source
13 5 (3.73%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 83 (61.94%) Java
2 32 (23.88%) SQL
3 27 (20.15%) C#
4 24 (17.91%) C++
5 22 (16.42%) Scala
6 12 (8.96%) PowerShell
7 8 (5.97%) Perl
7 8 (5.97%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.22%) Korn
8 7 (5.22%) Python
9 4 (2.99%) Assembly Language
9 4 (2.99%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.99%) C-shell
10 3 (2.24%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.49%) C
11 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.75%) R
12 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.97%) Platform Symphony
2 3 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.24%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.24%) XenServer
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.75%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.75%) HDFS
4 1 (0.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (6.72%) Control-M
2 3 (2.24%) Ganglia
2 3 (2.24%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (2.24%) Kibana
2 3 (2.24%) logstash
2 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (2.24%) Puppet
2 3 (2.24%) SCCM
2 3 (2.24%) SCOM
2 3 (2.24%) SCOrch
2 3 (2.24%) WSUS
3 1 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.75%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.75%) Oozie
Vendors
1 48 (35.82%) DataSynapse
2 45 (33.58%) Oracle
3 17 (12.69%) TIBCO
4 9 (6.72%) Sybase
5 8 (5.97%) IBM
6 6 (4.48%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.73%) Citrix
7 5 (3.73%) HP
7 5 (3.73%) Splunk
8 4 (2.99%) VMware
9 3 (2.24%) Dell
9 3 (2.24%) Infoblox
10 2 (1.49%) Informatica
10 2 (1.49%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.75%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.75%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.75%) MapR
11 1 (0.75%) NetApp
11 1 (0.75%) Solace