The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grid Computing
Rank 373 349 356
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 38 65 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.82% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 59 48
Average daily rate
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£594 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £525 £518
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £655 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7230 7925 8157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.62% 32.69% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4861 5471 5512
Average daily rate £450 £460 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 174 205
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.53 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Grid Computing
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -2 12 £600 - 3
Grid Computing
England

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 47 (60.26%) C#
2 32 (41.03%) Banking
3 31 (39.74%) C++
4 27 (34.62%) Front Office
4 27 (34.62%) WCF
5 26 (33.33%) Derivative
5 26 (33.33%) .NET
6 21 (26.92%) Java
7 19 (24.36%) Finance
8 17 (21.79%) Linux
9 16 (20.51%) Fixed Income
9 16 (20.51%) DataSynapse
9 16 (20.51%) Credit Risk
10 15 (19.23%) Multithreading
10 15 (19.23%) Investment Banking
10 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
11 14 (17.95%) WPF
12 13 (16.67%) Windows
13 12 (15.38%) Oracle
13 12 (15.38%) Python
14 11 (14.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (12.82%) TDD
15 10 (12.82%) UNIX
15 10 (12.82%) SQL
15 10 (12.82%) Degree
15 10 (12.82%) Oracle Coherence
15 10 (12.82%) Monte Carlo Method
16 9 (11.54%) Perl
16 9 (11.54%) OO
16 9 (11.54%) Microsoft

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 10 (12.82%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (3.85%) SAS
3 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.56%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.28%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.28%) GemFire
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Endur
1 1 (1.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) GitHub
2 3 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) SMTP
1 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.28%) FTP
1 1 (1.28%) HTTP
1 1 (1.28%) SNMP
1 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.28%) DNS
1 1 (1.28%) SAN
1 1 (1.28%) NAS
1 1 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.41%) Hadoop
4 5 (6.41%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.13%) KDB
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.56%) OLAP
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.28%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.28%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) TeamCity
1 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.85%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.85%) IntelliJ
2 3 (3.85%) Maven
3 1 (1.28%) JUnit
3 1 (1.28%) Gradle
3 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (41.03%) Banking
2 27 (34.62%) Front Office
3 19 (24.36%) Finance
4 15 (19.23%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.56%) Legal
7 1 (1.28%) Back Office
7 1 (1.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 54 (69.23%) Developer
2 21 (26.92%) C# Developer
3 13 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 12 (15.38%) C++ Developer
5 7 (8.97%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Quantitative Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Front Office Developer
8 3 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.85%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Scala Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Systems Manager
9 2 (2.56%) Architect
9 2 (2.56%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.56%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.62%) WCF
2 26 (33.33%) .NET
3 14 (17.95%) WPF
4 9 (11.54%) Middleware
5 8 (10.26%) WinForms
6 7 (8.97%) Spring
7 6 (7.69%) STL
7 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 5 (6.41%) XML
9 4 (5.13%) LINQ
9 4 (5.13%) Django
9 4 (5.13%) HTML5
9 4 (5.13%) SciPy
9 4 (5.13%) NumPy
9 4 (5.13%) HTML
9 4 (5.13%) MDX
9 4 (5.13%) Apache Flex
10 3 (3.85%) WF
10 3 (3.85%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.33%) Derivative
2 16 (20.51%) Fixed Income
2 16 (20.51%) Credit Risk
3 11 (14.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (10.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 6 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.13%) Market Risk
6 4 (5.13%) Clustering
6 4 (5.13%) Equities
7 3 (3.85%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (3.85%) CUDA
8 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.28%) Economics
9 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.79%) Linux
2 13 (16.67%) Windows
3 10 (12.82%) UNIX
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.56%) Solaris
5 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.23%) Multithreading
2 10 (12.82%) Monte Carlo Method
2 10 (12.82%) TDD
3 9 (11.54%) OO
4 8 (10.26%) Risk Management
4 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.97%) Data Modelling
6 5 (6.41%) Scrum
6 5 (6.41%) ITIL
6 5 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (6.41%) Analytics
6 5 (6.41%) Low Latency
7 4 (5.13%) Rapid Prototyping
7 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.13%) Workflow
8 3 (3.85%) Validation
8 3 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.85%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.85%) Greeks
Programming Languages
1 47 (60.26%) C#
2 31 (39.74%) C++
3 21 (26.92%) Java
4 12 (15.38%) Python
5 10 (12.82%) SQL
6 9 (11.54%) Perl
7 5 (6.41%) VBA
8 3 (3.85%) Scala
8 3 (3.85%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.28%) C
9 1 (1.28%) C++/CLI
9 1 (1.28%) Haskell
9 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.28%) F#
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.41%) MCSE
4 4 (5.13%) MCSD
5 2 (2.56%) MCSA
5 2 (2.56%) OCP
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) NCDA
6 1 (1.28%) NCIE
6 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) MCP
6 1 (1.28%) MCITP
6 1 (1.28%) CFA
6 1 (1.28%) PhD
6 1 (1.28%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
1 1 (1.28%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.56%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.28%) Legato
3 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) DataSynapse
2 12 (15.38%) Oracle
3 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.41%) DevExpress
4 5 (6.41%) Infragistics
5 4 (5.13%) Sybase
5 4 (5.13%) TIBCO
5 4 (5.13%) Adobe
6 2 (2.56%) EMC
6 2 (2.56%) Vertica
7 1 (1.28%) IBM
7 1 (1.28%) Reuters
7 1 (1.28%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.28%) OpenLink
7 1 (1.28%) NetApp
7 1 (1.28%) Veritas
7 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.28%) Sun
7 1 (1.28%) Murex
7 1 (1.28%) HP
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £585 - £620 per day
Posted: 5 days ago