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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grid Computing
Rank 410 380 399
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +19
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 23 47 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.56% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 39 21
Median daily rate £550 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
+50.94% +10.41%
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
7953 8398 8749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.68% 36.54% 38.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5656 5878 5988
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 142 153
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.20 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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
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 28 June 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 +28 2 £610 +1.66% 1
Grid Computing
England

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 38 (54.29%) C#
2 35 (50.00%) Derivative
3 33 (47.14%) TDD
4 32 (45.71%) Java
5 28 (40.00%) Oracle
5 28 (40.00%) Finance
5 28 (40.00%) DataSynapse
6 27 (38.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (31.43%) Oracle Coherence
9 21 (30.00%) Front Office
10 17 (24.29%) Pair Programming
10 17 (24.29%) C++
11 16 (22.86%) Banking
12 14 (20.00%) Spring
12 14 (20.00%) DevOps
13 13 (18.57%) TIBCO
14 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
14 12 (17.14%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 11 (15.71%) Big Data
16 10 (14.29%) Fixed Income
16 10 (14.29%) Risk Management
16 10 (14.29%) Scrum
17 9 (12.86%) Market Risk
17 9 (12.86%) Windows
17 9 (12.86%) .NET
17 9 (12.86%) Monte Carlo Method
17 9 (12.86%) Quantitative Finance
18 8 (11.43%) Performance Optimisation
18 8 (11.43%) RESTful

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 22 (31.43%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (7.14%) Apache
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (2.86%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.71%) PaaS
3 3 (4.29%) IaaS
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) HTTP
2 3 (4.29%) Firewall
3 2 (2.86%) DHCP
3 2 (2.86%) DNS
3 2 (2.86%) LDAP
3 2 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (1.43%) FTP
4 1 (1.43%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.43%) SMTP
4 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.43%) VLAN
4 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.71%) Big Data
3 6 (8.57%) Hadoop
3 6 (8.57%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.43%) Impala
7 1 (1.43%) Mahout
7 1 (1.43%) OLAP
7 1 (1.43%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.43%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.43%) JIRA
1 1 (1.43%) Subversion
1 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (40.00%) Finance
2 21 (30.00%) Front Office
3 16 (22.86%) Banking
4 7 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 5 (7.14%) International Banking
6 2 (2.86%) Marketing
7 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (64.29%) Developer
2 21 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 17 (24.29%) C# Developer
4 11 (15.71%) Agile Developer
5 10 (14.29%) C++ Developer
6 9 (12.86%) Agile C# Developer
6 9 (12.86%) C++/C# Developer
6 9 (12.86%) Grid Developer
7 8 (11.43%) Analyst
7 8 (11.43%) Qualitative Analyst
7 8 (11.43%) Quantitative Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) Grid Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) Risk Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) Cassandra Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Database Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Market Risk Project Manager
9 5 (7.14%) MongoDB Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Risk Manager
9 5 (7.14%) Risk Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) Spring
2 9 (12.86%) .NET
3 8 (11.43%) RESTful
3 8 (11.43%) XML
4 5 (7.14%) Kafka
4 5 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (7.14%) REST
4 5 (7.14%) TIBCO EMS
4 5 (7.14%) Ultra Messaging
4 5 (7.14%) XSD
5 3 (4.29%) Middleware
6 2 (2.86%) WCF
6 2 (2.86%) WF
7 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.43%) ELK Stack
7 1 (1.43%) MDX
7 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (50.00%) Derivative
2 27 (38.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (17.14%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 10 (14.29%) Fixed Income
5 9 (12.86%) Market Risk
6 6 (8.57%) Credit Derivative
7 5 (7.14%) Credit Risk
7 5 (7.14%) Mathematics
7 5 (7.14%) N-Tier
8 4 (5.71%) Statistics
9 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
9 3 (4.29%) Visualisation
10 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.86%) Public Cloud
11 1 (1.43%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (1.43%) Hedge funds
11 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Windows
2 7 (10.00%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) TDD
2 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (24.29%) Pair Programming
4 14 (20.00%) DevOps
5 10 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 10 (14.29%) Scrum
6 9 (12.86%) Monte Carlo Method
6 9 (12.86%) Quantitative Finance
7 8 (11.43%) Analytics
7 8 (11.43%) Data Analysis
7 8 (11.43%) Multithreading
7 8 (11.43%) Performance Optimisation
8 6 (8.57%) Automated Testing
8 6 (8.57%) SDLC
9 5 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 5 (7.14%) Kanban
9 5 (7.14%) OO
9 5 (7.14%) SOA
9 5 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 38 (54.29%) C#
2 32 (45.71%) Java
3 17 (24.29%) C++
4 8 (11.43%) SQL
5 6 (8.57%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.14%) Python
7 2 (2.86%) C
7 2 (2.86%) Perl
7 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.43%) Korn
8 1 (1.43%) R
8 1 (1.43%) Ruby
8 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) PhD
2 1 (1.43%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) XenServer
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.43%) HDFS
3 1 (1.43%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Control-M
2 2 (2.86%) Puppet
2 2 (2.86%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.43%) Ganglia
3 1 (1.43%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.43%) Kibana
3 1 (1.43%) logstash
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.43%) Oozie
3 1 (1.43%) SCOM
3 1 (1.43%) vRealize
3 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (40.00%) DataSynapse
1 28 (40.00%) Oracle
2 13 (18.57%) TIBCO
3 4 (5.71%) Sybase
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.29%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) Splunk
6 1 (1.43%) Citrix
6 1 (1.43%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.43%) Dell
6 1 (1.43%) HP
6 1 (1.43%) Infoblox
6 1 (1.43%) MapR