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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grid Computing
Rank 410 401 387
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 16 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.33% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 38
Median daily rate £550 £600 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £650 £733
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £330 £268
% change year-on-year
+51.51% +23.36%
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
8257 8129 8836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.22% 36.35% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5909 5515 6211
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £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 115 127 160
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.87 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.75 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +32 2 £600 - 1
Grid Computing
England

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 48 (64.00%) Java
2 39 (52.00%) DataSynapse
3 37 (49.33%) Oracle
4 34 (45.33%) TDD
5 32 (42.67%) Front Office
6 29 (38.67%) Derivative
6 29 (38.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 27 (36.00%) Oracle Coherence
8 26 (34.67%) C#
9 25 (33.33%) Pair Programming
10 24 (32.00%) Finance
11 22 (29.33%) Banking
12 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (25.33%) TIBCO
14 17 (22.67%) Spring
15 16 (21.33%) SQL
15 16 (21.33%) DevOps
16 15 (20.00%) Big Data
16 15 (20.00%) Market Risk
16 15 (20.00%) Multithreading
17 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
18 13 (17.33%) C++
18 13 (17.33%) Windows
18 13 (17.33%) Scrum
19 12 (16.00%) Data Analysis
20 11 (14.67%) Investment Banking
20 11 (14.67%) Linux
21 10 (13.33%) XML
21 10 (13.33%) Analytics
22 9 (12.00%) PowerShell

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 27 (36.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (8.00%) Apache
3 5 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.67%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.67%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.67%) IIS
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.33%) Confluence
5 1 (1.33%) Node.js
5 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.33%) PaaS
3 3 (4.00%) IaaS
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) HTTP
2 3 (4.00%) DHCP
2 3 (4.00%) DNS
2 3 (4.00%) Firewall
3 2 (2.67%) LDAP
3 2 (2.67%) SAN
4 1 (1.33%) FTP
4 1 (1.33%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.33%) SMTP
4 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.33%) VLAN
4 1 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) Big Data
2 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (12.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (9.33%) Hadoop
4 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database
6 5 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.67%) MySQL
8 2 (2.67%) Spotfire
8 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.33%) Impala
9 1 (1.33%) OLAP
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.33%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.33%) Grunt
2 1 (1.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (1.33%) Subversion
2 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (42.67%) Front Office
2 24 (32.00%) Finance
3 22 (29.33%) Banking
4 11 (14.67%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.67%) International Banking
6 2 (2.67%) Marketing
7 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (66.67%) Developer
2 31 (41.33%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.67%) Senior Developer
4 10 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 10 (13.33%) Grid Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Risk Manager
7 6 (8.00%) Market Risk Project Manager
7 6 (8.00%) Project Manager
7 6 (8.00%) Risk Project Manager
8 5 (6.67%) Cassandra Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Database Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Front Office Developer
8 5 (6.67%) MongoDB Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Agile Developer
9 3 (4.00%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Grid Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Systems Developer
10 2 (2.67%) IT Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.67%) Spring
2 10 (13.33%) XML
3 9 (12.00%) .NET
4 8 (10.67%) RESTful
5 6 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (8.00%) TIBCO EMS
6 5 (6.67%) Kafka
6 5 (6.67%) Middleware
6 5 (6.67%) REST
6 5 (6.67%) Ultra Messaging
6 5 (6.67%) XSD
7 3 (4.00%) ELK Stack
8 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.67%) WCF
8 2 (2.67%) WF
9 1 (1.33%) CSS3
9 1 (1.33%) jQuery
9 1 (1.33%) Swing
9 1 (1.33%) WebSockets
9 1 (1.33%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (38.67%) Derivative
1 29 (38.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (20.00%) Market Risk
3 7 (9.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 6 (8.00%) Equities
5 5 (6.67%) Credit Risk
5 5 (6.67%) Fixed Income
5 5 (6.67%) N-Tier
5 5 (6.67%) Visualisation
6 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
7 3 (4.00%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.67%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.67%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.33%) Windows
2 11 (14.67%) Linux
3 9 (12.00%) Unix
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.33%) TDD
2 25 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (21.33%) DevOps
5 15 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 13 (17.33%) Scrum
7 12 (16.00%) Data Analysis
8 10 (13.33%) Analytics
9 8 (10.67%) Automated Testing
10 7 (9.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (9.33%) Kanban
11 6 (8.00%) Data Modelling
11 6 (8.00%) SDLC
12 5 (6.67%) OO
12 5 (6.67%) Open Source
12 5 (6.67%) SOA
12 5 (6.67%) UML
13 4 (5.33%) Low Latency
14 3 (4.00%) E-Commerce
14 3 (4.00%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 48 (64.00%) Java
2 26 (34.67%) C#
3 16 (21.33%) SQL
4 13 (17.33%) C++
5 9 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 8 (10.67%) Python
7 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.67%) C
8 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.67%) Perl
9 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.33%) Korn
9 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.33%) R
9 1 (1.33%) Ruby
9 1 (1.33%) Scala
9 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.67%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (2.67%) XenServer
3 1 (1.33%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.33%) HDFS
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) Control-M
2 4 (5.33%) Puppet
3 3 (4.00%) Ganglia
3 3 (4.00%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (4.00%) Kibana
3 3 (4.00%) logstash
4 2 (2.67%) SCCM
4 2 (2.67%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.33%) Oozie
5 1 (1.33%) SCOM
5 1 (1.33%) vRealize
5 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (52.00%) DataSynapse
2 37 (49.33%) Oracle
3 19 (25.33%) TIBCO
4 7 (9.33%) Sybase
5 5 (6.67%) Splunk
6 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.00%) VMware
7 2 (2.67%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.33%) Citrix
8 1 (1.33%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.33%) Dell
8 1 (1.33%) HP
8 1 (1.33%) MapR
8 1 (1.33%) WorldPay