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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grid Computing
Rank 363 383 364
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -19
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 65 43 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.47% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 41 65
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£600 £575 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £388
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
8790 9091 9760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.49% 37.36% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6082 6056 6653
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 187 197
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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
City of London +8 15 £631 +9.78% 3
Hayes - 1 - -
Grid Computing
England

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 45 (44.55%) SQL
2 42 (41.58%) Finance
3 41 (40.59%) Front Office
4 38 (37.62%) Java
5 35 (34.65%) Python
6 34 (33.66%) Derivative
7 32 (31.68%) Oracle
7 32 (31.68%) XML
8 29 (28.71%) C++
8 29 (28.71%) Credit Risk
9 27 (26.73%) Multithreading
9 27 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (26.73%) Banking
10 26 (25.74%) C#
10 26 (25.74%) Analytics
11 25 (24.75%) OO
12 24 (23.76%) Windows
13 20 (19.80%) Market Risk
14 19 (18.81%) UNIX
14 19 (18.81%) Perl
14 19 (18.81%) Investment Banking
15 18 (17.82%) .NET
16 17 (16.83%) Linux
16 17 (16.83%) Oracle Coherence
16 17 (16.83%) Fixed Income
16 17 (16.83%) Risk Management
17 16 (15.84%) SQL Server
17 16 (15.84%) Spreadsheet
18 15 (14.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 14 (13.86%) Microsoft

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 17 (16.83%) Oracle Coherence
2 10 (9.90%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.99%) GemFire
Applications
1 16 (15.84%) Spreadsheet
2 12 (11.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.90%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (9.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (5.94%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.97%) DB2
7 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.98%) Hazelcast
8 2 (1.98%) OLAP
9 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.99%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.99%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.99%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Subversion
2 3 (2.97%) Maven
2 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.98%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.98%) XMLSpy
3 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.98%) Hudson
4 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.99%) NSubstitute
4 1 (0.99%) JUnit
4 1 (0.99%) MSTest
4 1 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.99%) Mockito
4 1 (0.99%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.99%) jMock
4 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 42 (41.58%) Finance
2 41 (40.59%) Front Office
3 27 (26.73%) Banking
4 19 (18.81%) Investment Banking
5 7 (6.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (79.21%) Developer
2 25 (24.75%) Python Developer
3 15 (14.85%) C++ Developer
4 13 (12.87%) C# Developer
4 13 (12.87%) Senior Developer
5 12 (11.88%) Java Developer
6 11 (10.89%) Architect
7 8 (7.92%) Solutions Designer
7 8 (7.92%) Designer
8 7 (6.93%) Senior C++ Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Senior Python Developer
9 6 (5.94%) SQL Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Front Office Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Quantitative Developer
10 5 (4.95%) SharePoint Designer
11 4 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.96%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Technical Architect
12 3 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (31.68%) XML
2 18 (17.82%) .NET
3 12 (11.88%) STL
3 12 (11.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 10 (9.90%) WCF
5 7 (6.93%) MDX
6 6 (5.94%) SciPy
6 6 (5.94%) NumPy
7 5 (4.95%) Twisted
7 5 (4.95%) Web Services
7 5 (4.95%) Spring
8 4 (3.96%) Middleware
8 4 (3.96%) WPF
9 3 (2.97%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (2.97%) JMS
10 2 (1.98%) XML Schema
10 2 (1.98%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.98%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (1.98%) Struts
10 2 (1.98%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 34 (33.66%) Derivative
2 29 (28.71%) Credit Risk
3 20 (19.80%) Market Risk
4 17 (16.83%) Fixed Income
5 15 (14.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (6.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.97%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.97%) Equities
9 2 (1.98%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.98%) W3C
9 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.98%) Wiki
10 1 (0.99%) Physics
10 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.99%) Equity Risk
10 1 (0.99%) Clustering
10 1 (0.99%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.76%) Windows
2 19 (18.81%) UNIX
3 17 (16.83%) Linux
4 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (26.73%) Multithreading
2 26 (25.74%) Analytics
3 25 (24.75%) OO
4 17 (16.83%) Risk Management
5 11 (10.89%) SOA
6 9 (8.91%) Asset Management
7 8 (7.92%) TDD
7 8 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.92%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (6.93%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (6.93%) UML
8 7 (6.93%) SDLC
9 6 (5.94%) Low Latency
9 6 (5.94%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (5.94%) Functional Programming
9 6 (5.94%) ETL
9 6 (5.94%) Use Case
9 6 (5.94%) System Testing
10 4 (3.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.55%) SQL
2 38 (37.62%) Java
3 35 (34.65%) Python
4 29 (28.71%) C++
5 26 (25.74%) C#
6 19 (18.81%) Perl
7 10 (9.90%) Scala
8 8 (7.92%) R
9 5 (4.95%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.97%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.97%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.97%) Korn
11 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.99%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) QA
1 1 (0.99%) Basel III
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.99%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) Control-M
Vendors
1 32 (31.68%) Oracle
2 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.93%) DataSynapse
4 6 (5.94%) GigaSpaces
5 5 (4.95%) Sybase
6 4 (3.96%) Solace
7 3 (2.97%) IBM
8 1 (0.99%) Sun
8 1 (0.99%) Murex
8 1 (0.99%) HP
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per week
Posted: 4 days ago