The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Grid Computing in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grid Computing over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grid Computing
Rank 380 358 376
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 47 66 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.79% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 48 59
Median daily rate £650 £650 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £536 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Grid Computing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7751 8356 8570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.03% 37.04% 36.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5390 5798 6102
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 144 194
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.00 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

Grid Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Grid Computing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Grid Computing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Grid Computing
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Grid Computing across the London region.

Grid Computing Daily Rate Trend in London

Grid Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Grid Computing across the London region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Grid Computing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Grid Computing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Grid Computing across the London region.

Grid Computing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Grid Computing
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
City of London -22 11 £500 -23.07%
Docklands, London +2 3 £750 +25.00%
Canary Wharf +6 2 £625 -
Grid Computing
England

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 London region with a requirement for Grid Computing.

1 41 (60.29%) Java
2 35 (51.47%) Finance
3 28 (41.18%) Banking
4 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (36.76%) Risk Management
6 21 (30.88%) Derivative
7 20 (29.41%) Scala
7 20 (29.41%) DevOps
8 19 (27.94%) Big Data
8 19 (27.94%) Scrum
8 19 (27.94%) C#
8 19 (27.94%) Windows
9 18 (26.47%) C++
9 18 (26.47%) Oracle
10 17 (25.00%) Front Office
11 16 (23.53%) Fixed Income
11 16 (23.53%) Unix
12 15 (22.06%) Web Services
12 15 (22.06%) SQL
12 15 (22.06%) DataSynapse
13 14 (20.59%) Hadoop
13 14 (20.59%) Multithreading
14 13 (19.12%) Perl
14 13 (19.12%) Linux
15 12 (17.65%) Python
16 11 (16.18%) Apache Spark
16 11 (16.18%) Visualisation
16 11 (16.18%) Degree
16 11 (16.18%) SDLC
17 10 (14.71%) Computer Science

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 11 (16.18%) Apache Spark
2 8 (11.76%) Apache Solr
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (5.88%) Apache
4 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.41%) IIS
5 3 (4.41%) JBoss
5 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.47%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.47%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.47%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.47%) SAS
7 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) HTTP
2 3 (4.41%) DDNS
2 3 (4.41%) DHCP
2 3 (4.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.47%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.47%) Firewall
3 1 (1.47%) FTP
3 1 (1.47%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) LDAP
3 1 (1.47%) NAS
3 1 (1.47%) SAN
3 1 (1.47%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) Big Data
2 14 (20.59%) Hadoop
3 9 (13.24%) Apache Hive
3 9 (13.24%) HBase
4 8 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (11.76%) Impala
4 8 (11.76%) QlikView
5 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.94%) DB2
8 2 (2.94%) MySQL
9 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.47%) Hazelcast
9 1 (1.47%) Mahout
9 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.47%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) ClearCase
1 6 (8.82%) CruiseControl
1 6 (8.82%) NUnit
1 6 (8.82%) Subversion
1 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.88%) EasyMock
3 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.88%) IntelliJ
3 4 (5.88%) JUnit
3 4 (5.88%) Mockito
4 3 (4.41%) JIRA
4 3 (4.41%) VisualVM
5 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.47%) JConsole
5 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.47%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.47%) RSpec
General
1 35 (51.47%) Finance
2 28 (41.18%) Banking
3 17 (25.00%) Front Office
4 10 (14.71%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.41%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.94%) Law
6 2 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (73.53%) Developer
2 24 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 14 (20.59%) Scala Developer
4 11 (16.18%) Senior Developer
5 9 (13.24%) C++ Developer
6 8 (11.76%) Hadoop Developer
6 8 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (10.29%) C# Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Credit Risk Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Credit Risk Java Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Python Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Java Scala Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Front Office Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Qualitative Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) Quantitative Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) Senior Credit Risk Java Developer
10 4 (5.88%) C++/C# Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Grid Engineer
11 3 (4.41%) Grid Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) Web Services
2 10 (14.71%) XML
3 9 (13.24%) Spring
4 8 (11.76%) Apache Avro
4 8 (11.76%) REST
5 7 (10.29%) Middleware
6 4 (5.88%) ELK Stack
6 4 (5.88%) J2EE
7 3 (4.41%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (4.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (4.41%) HTML
7 3 (4.41%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (4.41%) SOAP
7 3 (4.41%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (2.94%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.94%) CSS
8 2 (2.94%) HTML5
8 2 (2.94%) JMS
8 2 (2.94%) JMX
8 2 (2.94%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.88%) Derivative
2 16 (23.53%) Fixed Income
3 11 (16.18%) Visualisation
4 10 (14.71%) Computer Science
4 10 (14.71%) Credit Risk
5 8 (11.76%) N-Tier
6 6 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (5.88%) Clustering
7 4 (5.88%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (5.88%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (5.88%) Market Risk
8 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
8 3 (4.41%) Statistics
9 2 (2.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.94%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
10 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.47%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) Windows
2 16 (23.53%) Unix
3 13 (19.12%) Linux
4 5 (7.35%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.41%) Solaris
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.76%) Risk Management
3 20 (29.41%) DevOps
4 19 (27.94%) Scrum
5 14 (20.59%) Multithreading
6 11 (16.18%) SDLC
7 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (13.24%) Analytics
9 8 (11.76%) API Design
9 8 (11.76%) Data Architecture
9 8 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
9 8 (11.76%) OO
9 8 (11.76%) Project Management
9 8 (11.76%) TDD
10 7 (10.29%) Planning and Forecasting
10 7 (10.29%) Stress Testing
10 7 (10.29%) Technical Analysis
11 6 (8.82%) BDD
11 6 (8.82%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 41 (60.29%) Java
2 20 (29.41%) Scala
3 19 (27.94%) C#
4 18 (26.47%) C++
5 15 (22.06%) SQL
6 13 (19.12%) Perl
7 12 (17.65%) Python
8 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.41%) AWK
9 3 (4.41%) C
10 2 (2.94%) Ruby
11 1 (1.47%) Haskell
11 1 (1.47%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.47%) R
11 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) HDFS
2 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.47%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) Oozie
2 5 (7.35%) Puppet
3 4 (5.88%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (4.41%) Ansible
4 3 (4.41%) Control-M
5 2 (2.94%) Ganglia
5 2 (2.94%) Kibana
5 2 (2.94%) logstash
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.47%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.47%) Cacti
6 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.47%) Nagios
6 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.47%) OpenView
6 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) Oracle
2 15 (22.06%) DataSynapse
3 8 (11.76%) Cloudera
3 8 (11.76%) TIBCO
4 4 (5.88%) IBM
4 4 (5.88%) Splunk
5 3 (4.41%) Bloomberg
5 3 (4.41%) F5
5 3 (4.41%) Reuters
6 2 (2.94%) Cognos
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.94%) Sun
7 1 (1.47%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco
7 1 (1.47%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.47%) EMC
7 1 (1.47%) HP
7 1 (1.47%) MapR
7 1 (1.47%) Opsware
7 1 (1.47%) Qualys