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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grid Computing
Rank 361 345 365
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 65 75 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.78% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 72 47
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£600 £550 £580
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £478 £542
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £550 £175
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +214.28%
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
8744 9589 9128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.46% 37.84% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6105 6745 6293
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 164 224
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.03 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +12 14 £575 -2.12%
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Grid Computing
England

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 64 (62.75%) C#
2 53 (51.96%) C++
3 46 (45.10%) Finance
4 45 (44.12%) .NET
5 40 (39.22%) Oracle
6 39 (38.24%) Banking
7 35 (34.31%) Derivative
8 31 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (28.43%) SQL
10 26 (25.49%) Front Office
11 24 (23.53%) Microsoft
12 23 (22.55%) Analytics
13 21 (20.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 21 (20.59%) WCF
13 21 (20.59%) Multithreading
13 21 (20.59%) Fixed Income
14 20 (19.61%) Windows
15 19 (18.63%) STL
15 19 (18.63%) Java
15 19 (18.63%) Degree
15 19 (18.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 18 (17.65%) Investment Banking
16 18 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
16 18 (17.65%) XML
16 18 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 17 (16.67%) SQL Server
18 16 (15.69%) DataSynapse
19 15 (14.71%) Python
20 14 (13.73%) TDD
21 13 (12.75%) WPF

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (11.76%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.94%) SAS
4 1 (0.98%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.98%) GemFire
Applications
1 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.78%) Spreadsheet
2 11 (10.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) SAN
1 2 (1.96%) NAS
2 1 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.98%) SMTP
2 1 (0.98%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.98%) FTP
2 1 (0.98%) HTTP
2 1 (0.98%) SNMP
2 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.98%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (9.80%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.86%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.90%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.94%) Big Data
8 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.96%) OLAP
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.98%) MySQL
9 1 (0.98%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.92%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.92%) IntelliJ
2 4 (3.92%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.96%) Maven
4 1 (0.98%) jMock
4 1 (0.98%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.98%) Mockito
4 1 (0.98%) Hudson
4 1 (0.98%) Gradle
4 1 (0.98%) JUnit
General
1 46 (45.10%) Finance
2 39 (38.24%) Banking
3 26 (25.49%) Front Office
4 18 (17.65%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.94%) Legal
6 2 (1.96%) Back Office
7 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 81 (79.41%) Developer
2 29 (28.43%) C# Developer
3 28 (27.45%) C++ Developer
4 13 (12.75%) Java Developer
5 11 (10.78%) Senior Developer
6 10 (9.80%) Lead Developer
6 10 (9.80%) Technical Leader
6 10 (9.80%) C++/C# Developer
6 10 (9.80%) Technical Developer
7 9 (8.82%) .NET Developer
8 8 (7.84%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Front Office Developer
10 4 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.94%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Python Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Quantitative Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2 (1.96%) Senior DBA
12 2 (1.96%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (44.12%) .NET
2 21 (20.59%) WCF
3 19 (18.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 19 (18.63%) STL
4 18 (17.65%) XML
5 13 (12.75%) WPF
6 11 (10.78%) Middleware
7 7 (6.86%) Spring
8 6 (5.88%) WinForms
8 6 (5.88%) ASP.NET
9 5 (4.90%) HTML
9 5 (4.90%) MDX
9 5 (4.90%) HTML5
10 4 (3.92%) Hibernate
10 4 (3.92%) J2EE
11 3 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (2.94%) Task Parallel Library
11 3 (2.94%) WF
11 3 (2.94%) LINQ
12 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (34.31%) Derivative
2 21 (20.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 21 (20.59%) Fixed Income
3 18 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (8.82%) Credit Risk
5 7 (6.86%) Market Risk
5 7 (6.86%) Visualisation
5 7 (6.86%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.90%) Open Source
6 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.90%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (3.92%) Clustering
7 4 (3.92%) N-Tier
8 3 (2.94%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.98%) Replication
10 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.98%) Equities
10 1 (0.98%) Economics
10 1 (0.98%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.61%) Windows
2 11 (10.78%) Windows 7
3 9 (8.82%) Linux
4 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.94%) UNIX
6 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.55%) Analytics
3 21 (20.59%) Multithreading
4 18 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
5 14 (13.73%) TDD
6 12 (11.76%) Low Latency
6 12 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (10.78%) Project Planning
8 10 (9.80%) Greeks
8 10 (9.80%) OO
9 9 (8.82%) Scrum
9 9 (8.82%) Electronic Trading
10 8 (7.84%) Functional Programming
11 7 (6.86%) Risk Management
12 5 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.90%) Unit Testing
13 4 (3.92%) Data Modelling
13 4 (3.92%) Workflow
13 4 (3.92%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 64 (62.75%) C#
2 53 (51.96%) C++
3 29 (28.43%) SQL
4 19 (18.63%) Java
5 15 (14.71%) Python
6 9 (8.82%) Assembly Language
7 3 (2.94%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.96%) VBA
8 2 (1.96%) C++/CLI
9 1 (0.98%) Haskell
9 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.98%) F#
9 1 (0.98%) Scala
9 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.98%) Perl
9 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.98%) VBScript
9 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (18.63%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.90%) MCSE
4 4 (3.92%) MCSD
5 2 (1.96%) MCSA
5 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) NCDA
6 1 (0.98%) NCIE
6 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) MCP
6 1 (0.98%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.98%) OCP
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.98%) MCITP
6 1 (0.98%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) Basel III
3 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) Platform Symphony
2 3 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.98%) NFS
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) logstash
1 5 (4.90%) Kibana
2 3 (2.94%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.98%) Control-M
Vendors
1 40 (39.22%) Oracle
2 24 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 16 (15.69%) DataSynapse
4 4 (3.92%) DevExpress
4 4 (3.92%) Infragistics
5 3 (2.94%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.94%) Sybase
6 2 (1.96%) Sun
6 2 (1.96%) Reuters
6 2 (1.96%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.96%) Vertica
6 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.98%) Netezza
7 1 (0.98%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.98%) Murex
7 1 (0.98%) HP
7 1 (0.98%) EMC
7 1 (0.98%) NetApp
7 1 (0.98%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
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