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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grid Computing
Rank 410 382 376
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -6
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 20 64 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.73% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 51 57
Median daily rate £575 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £525 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £650 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £475 -
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -
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
8213 8733 9254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.99% 37.50% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5761 6030 6326
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 161 211
Median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.58 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -2 4 £575 -11.53%
Docklands, London - 1 £750 -
Grid Computing
England

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 25 (59.52%) C#
2 23 (54.76%) Derivative
3 16 (38.10%) Finance
3 16 (38.10%) C++
4 15 (35.71%) Java
4 15 (35.71%) Fixed Income
4 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (33.33%) TDD
6 12 (28.57%) Risk Management
7 11 (26.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (23.81%) Windows
8 10 (23.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 9 (21.43%) Front Office
9 9 (21.43%) Monte Carlo Method
9 9 (21.43%) Quantitative Finance
10 8 (19.05%) Performance Optimisation
10 8 (19.05%) Linux
10 8 (19.05%) Unix
10 8 (19.05%) TIBCO
11 7 (16.67%) Credit Derivative
12 6 (14.29%) DataSynapse
12 6 (14.29%) DevOps
12 6 (14.29%) Big Data
13 5 (11.90%) Analytics
13 5 (11.90%) Puppet
13 5 (11.90%) Hadoop
13 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
13 5 (11.90%) Multithreading
13 5 (11.90%) Middleware
13 5 (11.90%) Python

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 3 (7.14%) Apache
1 3 (7.14%) IIS
1 3 (7.14%) JBoss
1 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.38%) iPlanet
3 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.38%) SAS
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) DDNS
1 3 (7.14%) DHCP
1 3 (7.14%) DNS
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) FTP
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) LDAP
2 1 (2.38%) NAS
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Big Data
2 5 (11.90%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.38%) DB2
5 1 (2.38%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.38%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) EasyMock
1 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.76%) IntelliJ
1 2 (4.76%) JUnit
1 2 (4.76%) Mockito
1 2 (4.76%) VisualVM
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Front Office
3 4 (9.52%) Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Agile Developer
3 11 (26.19%) C++ Developer
4 10 (23.81%) C++/C# Developer
4 10 (23.81%) Grid Developer
5 9 (21.43%) Agile C# Developer
5 9 (21.43%) Analyst
6 8 (19.05%) Qualitative Analyst
6 8 (19.05%) Quantitative Analyst
7 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
8 6 (14.29%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
8 6 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
9 5 (11.90%) Front Office Developer
9 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
10 4 (9.52%) Grid Engineer
11 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
12 2 (4.76%) Python Developer
12 2 (4.76%) Quantitative Developer
12 2 (4.76%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Middleware
2 4 (9.52%) ELK Stack
2 4 (9.52%) J2EE
2 4 (9.52%) Web Services
3 3 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (7.14%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (7.14%) XML
4 2 (4.76%) JMS
4 2 (4.76%) JMX
5 1 (2.38%) .NET
5 1 (2.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.38%) JSP
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (2.38%) STL
5 1 (2.38%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (2.38%) WCF
5 1 (2.38%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (54.76%) Derivative
2 15 (35.71%) Fixed Income
3 11 (26.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (23.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 7 (16.67%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (9.52%) Clustering
6 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
6 4 (9.52%) Statistics
7 3 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (4.76%) Credit Risk
8 2 (4.76%) Market Risk
8 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
9 1 (2.38%) Equities
9 1 (2.38%) GPGPU
9 1 (2.38%) HP Storage
9 1 (2.38%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
9 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) Unix
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) Solaris
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) TDD
3 12 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 9 (21.43%) Monte Carlo Method
4 9 (21.43%) Quantitative Finance
5 8 (19.05%) Performance Optimisation
6 6 (14.29%) DevOps
7 5 (11.90%) Analytics
7 5 (11.90%) Multithreading
8 4 (9.52%) Numerical Analysis
9 3 (7.14%) Concurrent Programming
9 3 (7.14%) High Availability
9 3 (7.14%) Scrum
9 3 (7.14%) SOA
10 2 (4.76%) Change Management
10 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.76%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (4.76%) ITIL
10 2 (4.76%) Regression Testing
10 2 (4.76%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) C#
2 16 (38.10%) C++
3 15 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (11.90%) Python
5 4 (9.52%) Perl
5 4 (9.52%) Scala
6 3 (7.14%) SQL
7 2 (4.76%) C
8 1 (2.38%) Haskell
8 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) PhD
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) JSP 440
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.38%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Puppet
2 4 (9.52%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (7.14%) Ansible
4 2 (4.76%) Ganglia
4 2 (4.76%) Kibana
4 2 (4.76%) logstash
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.38%) Cacti
5 1 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.38%) Nagios
5 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.38%) OpenView
5 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) TIBCO
2 6 (14.29%) DataSynapse
3 4 (9.52%) IBM
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) Splunk
4 3 (7.14%) F5
5 2 (4.76%) Cognos
5 2 (4.76%) Sun
6 1 (2.38%) BEA
6 1 (2.38%) BMC
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) EMC
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) MapR
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.38%) NetApp
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.38%) Symantec
6 1 (2.38%) Veritas
6 1 (2.38%) VMware