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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grid Computing over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grid Computing
Rank 367 346 294
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -52
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 28 57 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.70% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 49 69
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£600 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £495
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £730 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £235 £413
% change year-on-year
+32.97% -43.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7564 8201 7637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.56% 37.36% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5233 5611 5413
Average daily rate £455 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 169 158
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.67 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.50% +12.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%

Grid Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Grid Computing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grid Computing within the London region over the 3 months to 3 March 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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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
City of London +11 16 £588 -2.08% 3
Canary Wharf - - - -
Grid Computing
England

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 62 (65.96%) C++
2 54 (57.45%) C#
3 44 (46.81%) Finance
4 43 (45.74%) Multithreading
5 41 (43.62%) SQL
6 37 (39.36%) Banking
7 36 (38.30%) .NET
8 31 (32.98%) Java
9 30 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (27.66%) Oracle
10 26 (27.66%) Analytics
11 23 (24.47%) Linux
11 23 (24.47%) Front Office
12 19 (20.21%) Derivative
13 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
14 16 (17.02%) Windows
14 16 (17.02%) Python
14 16 (17.02%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (15.96%) Low Latency
15 15 (15.96%) STL
15 15 (15.96%) Investment Banking
15 15 (15.96%) Fixed Income
16 14 (14.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 14 (14.89%) FIX Protocol
16 14 (14.89%) Assembly Language
16 14 (14.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 14 (14.89%) Electronic Trading
16 14 (14.89%) Risk Analysis
17 12 (12.77%) Credit Risk
17 12 (12.77%) XML

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (9.57%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.19%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (2.13%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.06%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.06%) IIS
4 1 (1.06%) JBoss
4 1 (1.06%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) MS Project
1 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
1 9 (9.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) SAN
1 1 (1.06%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
1 10 (10.64%) Hadoop
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.19%) Big Data
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.06%) ANTLR
2 1 (1.06%) Mockito
2 1 (1.06%) Hudson
2 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.06%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.06%) Subversion
2 1 (1.06%) Maven
2 1 (1.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) jMock
2 1 (1.06%) yacc
General
1 44 (46.81%) Finance
2 37 (39.36%) Banking
3 23 (24.47%) Front Office
4 15 (15.96%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Games
5 2 (2.13%) Legal
6 1 (1.06%) Advertising
6 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 79 (84.04%) Developer
2 37 (39.36%) C++ Developer
3 20 (21.28%) C# Developer
3 20 (21.28%) Java Developer
4 13 (13.83%) C++/Java Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Lead Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Technical Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Technical Leader
7 6 (6.38%) Quantitative Developer
8 4 (4.26%) C++/C# Developer
8 4 (4.26%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Architect
9 3 (3.19%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.19%) Python Developer
9 3 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.19%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse Architect
10 2 (2.13%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.13%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (38.30%) .NET
2 15 (15.96%) STL
3 14 (14.89%) FIX Protocol
3 14 (14.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 12 (12.77%) XML
5 10 (10.64%) WCF
6 7 (7.45%) WPF
7 5 (5.32%) WF
8 4 (4.26%) Middleware
9 3 (3.19%) Spring
9 3 (3.19%) JDBC
10 2 (2.13%) SOAP
10 2 (2.13%) J2EE
10 2 (2.13%) Web Services
10 2 (2.13%) XML-RPC
10 2 (2.13%) Java RMI
10 2 (2.13%) WinForms
10 2 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (2.13%) RESTful
10 2 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.21%) Derivative
2 15 (15.96%) Fixed Income
3 14 (14.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 12 (12.77%) Credit Risk
5 10 (10.64%) Open Source
6 8 (8.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (7.45%) Computer Science
7 7 (7.45%) Market Risk
8 6 (6.38%) N-Tier
9 5 (5.32%) Mathematics
9 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (3.19%) Physics
10 3 (3.19%) Client/Server
11 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.06%) Replication
11 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
11 1 (1.06%) Clustering
11 1 (1.06%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.47%) Linux
2 16 (17.02%) Windows
3 9 (9.57%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.45%) UNIX
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (45.74%) Multithreading
2 30 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (27.66%) Analytics
4 16 (17.02%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (15.96%) Low Latency
6 14 (14.89%) Electronic Trading
6 14 (14.89%) Risk Analysis
7 11 (11.70%) Project Planning
7 11 (11.70%) OO
8 10 (10.64%) TDD
8 10 (10.64%) Functional Programming
9 9 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (8.51%) Scrum
11 7 (7.45%) Risk Analytics
12 6 (6.38%) Risk Management
13 5 (5.32%) OOP
13 5 (5.32%) Monte Carlo Method
13 5 (5.32%) Release Management
14 4 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
15 3 (3.19%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 62 (65.96%) C++
2 54 (57.45%) C#
3 41 (43.62%) SQL
4 31 (32.98%) Java
5 16 (17.02%) Python
6 14 (14.89%) Assembly Language
7 5 (5.32%) Scala
8 3 (3.19%) Perl
9 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.06%) Korn
10 1 (1.06%) Haskell
10 1 (1.06%) F#
10 1 (1.06%) VBScript
10 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (1.06%) GridGain
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) logstash
1 7 (7.45%) Kibana
2 2 (2.13%) Control-M
3 1 (1.06%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (27.66%) Oracle
2 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.64%) Sybase
4 8 (8.51%) DataSynapse
5 5 (5.32%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.13%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.06%) Tableau
7 1 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.06%) Netezza
7 1 (1.06%) Sun
7 1 (1.06%) Informatica
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