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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grid Computing
Rank 348 337 314
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -23
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 46 60 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.74% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 51 46
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£600 £575 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £525 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £300 £396
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -24.29%
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
7407 8155 7386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.28% 37.29% 37.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5190 5622 5184
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 159 189
Average hourly rate £19.75 £24.50 £20.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.38% +17.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -9.37%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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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 +14 20 £588 -9.61% 3
Canary Wharf - - - -
Grid Computing
England

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 74 (66.67%) C++
2 69 (62.16%) C#
3 48 (43.24%) SQL
4 47 (42.34%) Finance
5 43 (38.74%) Banking
5 43 (38.74%) Multithreading
6 42 (37.84%) .NET
7 40 (36.04%) Oracle
8 35 (31.53%) Java
8 35 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (26.13%) Analytics
10 26 (23.42%) Derivative
11 25 (22.52%) Front Office
12 22 (19.82%) Linux
13 21 (18.92%) Windows
13 21 (18.92%) Microsoft
14 20 (18.02%) STL
14 20 (18.02%) Fixed Income
14 20 (18.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 19 (17.12%) Risk Analysis
15 19 (17.12%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 18 (16.22%) Investment Banking
16 18 (16.22%) Python
17 17 (15.32%) Performance Tuning
18 15 (13.51%) Low Latency
18 15 (13.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 15 (13.51%) XML
19 14 (12.61%) Assembly Language
19 14 (12.61%) Degree
19 14 (12.61%) FIX Protocol

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 7 (6.31%) Oracle Coherence
1 7 (6.31%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.80%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.90%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.90%) IIS
3 1 (0.90%) JBoss
3 1 (0.90%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (10.81%) MS Project
1 12 (10.81%) MS Excel
1 12 (10.81%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) SAN
1 1 (0.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.11%) Hadoop
3 7 (6.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.70%) Big Data
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.90%) OLAP
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.90%) ANTLR
3 1 (0.90%) Mockito
3 1 (0.90%) Hudson
3 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.90%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.90%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.90%) Maven
3 1 (0.90%) jMock
3 1 (0.90%) yacc
General
1 47 (42.34%) Finance
2 43 (38.74%) Banking
3 25 (22.52%) Front Office
4 18 (16.22%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Back Office
6 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (84.68%) Developer
2 46 (41.44%) C++ Developer
3 27 (24.32%) C# Developer
4 24 (21.62%) Java Developer
5 13 (11.71%) C++/Java Developer
6 12 (10.81%) Lead Developer
7 11 (9.91%) Technical Leader
7 11 (9.91%) Technical Developer
8 10 (9.01%) C++/C# Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.41%) Quantitative Developer
11 5 (4.50%) .NET Developer
12 4 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (3.60%) C++ Quantitative Developer
13 3 (2.70%) Analyst
13 3 (2.70%) Architect
13 3 (2.70%) Technical Architect
14 2 (1.80%) Data Architect
14 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (37.84%) .NET
2 20 (18.02%) STL
2 20 (18.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 15 (13.51%) XML
4 14 (12.61%) FIX Protocol
5 11 (9.91%) WCF
6 7 (6.31%) WPF
7 5 (4.50%) WF
7 5 (4.50%) J2EE
7 5 (4.50%) Middleware
8 2 (1.80%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.80%) WinForms
8 2 (1.80%) Spring
8 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.80%) HTML
8 2 (1.80%) JDBC
8 2 (1.80%) HTML5
8 2 (1.80%) AppFabric
9 1 (0.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.42%) Derivative
2 20 (18.02%) Fixed Income
3 19 (17.12%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 15 (13.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (11.71%) Credit Risk
6 9 (8.11%) Computer Science
7 8 (7.21%) Market Risk
7 8 (7.21%) Open Source
8 6 (5.41%) N-Tier
9 5 (4.50%) Mathematics
9 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (2.70%) Physics
11 2 (1.80%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.80%) Credit Derivative
12 1 (0.90%) Exotic Derivative
12 1 (0.90%) Clustering
12 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.90%) Replication
12 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.82%) Linux
2 21 (18.92%) Windows
3 12 (10.81%) Windows 7
4 6 (5.41%) UNIX
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (38.74%) Multithreading
2 35 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (26.13%) Analytics
4 19 (17.12%) Risk Analysis
5 17 (15.32%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (13.51%) Low Latency
7 14 (12.61%) Electronic Trading
8 13 (11.71%) Project Planning
9 11 (9.91%) Scrum
10 10 (9.01%) TDD
10 10 (9.01%) OO
10 10 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (9.01%) Functional Programming
11 7 (6.31%) Greeks
11 7 (6.31%) Risk Management
12 6 (5.41%) Risk Analytics
13 5 (4.50%) OOP
13 5 (4.50%) Release Management
13 5 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (3.60%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 74 (66.67%) C++
2 69 (62.16%) C#
3 48 (43.24%) SQL
4 35 (31.53%) Java
5 18 (16.22%) Python
6 14 (12.61%) Assembly Language
7 4 (3.60%) Scala
8 3 (2.70%) Perl
9 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.90%) C++/CLI
9 1 (0.90%) Haskell
9 1 (0.90%) F#
9 1 (0.90%) VBScript
9 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (12.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.90%) GridGain
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) logstash
1 7 (6.31%) Kibana
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.90%) Control-M
2 1 (0.90%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 40 (36.04%) Oracle
2 21 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.81%) DataSynapse
4 9 (8.11%) Sybase
5 5 (4.50%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.80%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.90%) Tableau
7 1 (0.90%) Vertica
7 1 (0.90%) Sun
7 1 (0.90%) Informatica
7 1 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.90%) Reuters
7 1 (0.90%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.90%) Netezza
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