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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grid Computing
Rank 386 371 317
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -54
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 22 42 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.099% 0.18% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.48% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 40 75
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£619 £638 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £529 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £268 £438
% change year-on-year
+23.36% -38.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Grid Computing
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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
7806 8833 8459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.05% 37.36% 38.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5340 6209 5862
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 149 168
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £22.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -8.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.02 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.85 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 April 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 24 April 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 +7 5 £600 -7.69% 2
Hammersmith - 2 £325 -
Docklands, London - 1 £613 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Grid Computing
England

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 43 (62.32%) C++
2 37 (53.62%) SQL
3 36 (52.17%) C#
4 34 (49.28%) Multithreading
5 30 (43.48%) Java
6 27 (39.13%) Finance
7 21 (30.43%) .NET
7 21 (30.43%) Banking
8 20 (28.99%) Linux
9 19 (27.54%) Front Office
10 15 (21.74%) Oracle
10 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (20.29%) Fixed Income
12 13 (18.84%) Python
12 13 (18.84%) Analytics
13 12 (17.39%) Credit Risk
14 10 (14.49%) Derivative
15 9 (13.04%) OO
15 9 (13.04%) STL
15 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
15 9 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
16 8 (11.59%) Risk Management
16 8 (11.59%) XML
16 8 (11.59%) Investment Banking
16 8 (11.59%) Risk Analysis
16 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
16 8 (11.59%) WCF
16 8 (11.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 7 (10.14%) Functional Programming

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.45%) JBoss
2 1 (1.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.90%) MS Project
1 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (7.25%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.25%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.90%) Big Data
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.45%) OLAP
7 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Subversion
2 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.45%) ANTLR
3 1 (1.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.45%) yacc
General
1 27 (39.13%) Finance
2 21 (30.43%) Banking
3 19 (27.54%) Front Office
4 8 (11.59%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.35%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.90%) Games
7 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (84.06%) Developer
2 28 (40.58%) C++ Developer
3 17 (24.64%) Java Developer
4 13 (18.84%) C++/Java Developer
5 10 (14.49%) C# Developer
6 9 (13.04%) Quantitative Developer
7 5 (7.25%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Senior C++ Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Python Developer
9 3 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.35%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Architect
10 2 (2.90%) Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Data Architect
10 2 (2.90%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse Architect
10 2 (2.90%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.43%) .NET
2 9 (13.04%) STL
3 8 (11.59%) XML
3 8 (11.59%) WCF
3 8 (11.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (7.25%) WF
4 5 (7.25%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (5.80%) WPF
6 3 (4.35%) Twisted
7 2 (2.90%) WinForms
7 2 (2.90%) XML-RPC
7 2 (2.90%) JDBC
7 2 (2.90%) SOAP
7 2 (2.90%) Java RMI
7 2 (2.90%) Web Services
7 2 (2.90%) RESTful
7 2 (2.90%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (2.90%) Spring
7 2 (2.90%) MDX
7 2 (2.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Fixed Income
2 12 (17.39%) Credit Risk
3 10 (14.49%) Derivative
4 9 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
6 6 (8.70%) Market Risk
6 6 (8.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 5 (7.25%) Open Source
7 5 (7.25%) Mathematics
8 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (4.35%) Physics
10 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
10 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
11 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (1.45%) Exotic Derivative
11 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.45%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) UNIX
2 7 (10.14%) Windows
3 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (49.28%) Multithreading
2 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.84%) Analytics
4 9 (13.04%) OO
5 8 (11.59%) Risk Management
5 8 (11.59%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (10.14%) Functional Programming
7 6 (8.70%) Monte Carlo Method
7 6 (8.70%) Low Latency
7 6 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (7.25%) TDD
8 5 (7.25%) Electronic Trading
8 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.80%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.80%) Risk Analytics
10 3 (4.35%) Scrum
10 3 (4.35%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.35%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.35%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 43 (62.32%) C++
2 37 (53.62%) SQL
3 36 (52.17%) C#
4 30 (43.48%) Java
5 13 (18.84%) Python
6 5 (7.25%) Assembly Language
7 4 (5.80%) Perl
7 4 (5.80%) Scala
8 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.45%) Korn
9 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (1.45%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Control-M
1 2 (2.90%) logstash
1 2 (2.90%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Oracle
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.14%) Sybase
4 4 (5.80%) DataSynapse
5 3 (4.35%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.90%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.45%) Solace
7 1 (1.45%) Tableau
7 1 (1.45%) Informatica
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago