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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grid Computing
Rank 371 384 336
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -48
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 51 26 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.11% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.30% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 62
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£600 £594 £594
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £530 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £658 £673
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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
8342 8724 9174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.60% 37.50% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5831 5979 6265
Average daily rate £470 £450 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -1.09%
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 150 196
Average hourly rate £19.80 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £14.04 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.00 £47.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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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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 11 £600 - 2
Hayes - 2 £425 -
Docklands, London - 1 £613 -
Grid Computing
England

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 31 (45.59%) Java
2 30 (44.12%) SQL
2 30 (44.12%) Finance
3 26 (38.24%) C++
4 25 (36.76%) Front Office
5 24 (35.29%) Oracle
6 23 (33.82%) Derivative
7 22 (32.35%) Multithreading
8 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (29.41%) XML
9 20 (29.41%) Python
10 17 (25.00%) OO
10 17 (25.00%) Credit Risk
11 16 (23.53%) C#
12 15 (22.06%) Fixed Income
13 13 (19.12%) Linux
13 13 (19.12%) Analytics
14 12 (17.65%) Market Risk
14 12 (17.65%) UNIX
14 12 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (16.18%) Windows
15 11 (16.18%) Perl
15 11 (16.18%) Banking
16 10 (14.71%) .NET
16 10 (14.71%) STL
17 9 (13.24%) SOA
17 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
17 9 (13.24%) Subversion
17 9 (13.24%) Spreadsheet
17 9 (13.24%) Boost C++ Libraries

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 8 (11.76%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) JBoss
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (8.82%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (8.82%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.94%) OLAP
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.94%) Big Data
6 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.47%) DB2
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.47%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.47%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Subversion
2 2 (2.94%) XMLSpy
3 1 (1.47%) JUnit
3 1 (1.47%) Maven
3 1 (1.47%) JIRA
3 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (44.12%) Finance
2 25 (36.76%) Front Office
3 11 (16.18%) Banking
4 5 (7.35%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.35%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.94%) Games
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (83.82%) Developer
2 17 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 15 (22.06%) Python Developer
4 13 (19.12%) Java Developer
5 10 (14.71%) Senior Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Architect
6 7 (10.29%) Senior C++ Developer
7 6 (8.82%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Quantitative Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Front Office Developer
10 3 (4.41%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Senior Python Developer
10 3 (4.41%) C++/Java Developer
10 3 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.41%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 2 (2.94%) Designer
11 2 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.41%) XML
2 10 (14.71%) .NET
2 10 (14.71%) STL
3 9 (13.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 7 (10.29%) Web Services
5 6 (8.82%) WCF
6 5 (7.35%) Twisted
7 4 (5.88%) WPF
7 4 (5.88%) Spring
7 4 (5.88%) MDX
8 3 (4.41%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (4.41%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (4.41%) SciPy
8 3 (4.41%) NumPy
9 2 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.94%) RESTful
9 2 (2.94%) WinForms
9 2 (2.94%) XML-RPC
9 2 (2.94%) Java RMI
9 2 (2.94%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.82%) Derivative
2 17 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 15 (22.06%) Fixed Income
4 12 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (17.65%) Market Risk
5 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
5 6 (8.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 4 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.94%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.94%) W3C
8 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.47%) Equities
8 1 (1.47%) Economics
8 1 (1.47%) Physics
8 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.47%) Equity Risk
8 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Linux
2 12 (17.65%) UNIX
3 11 (16.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) Multithreading
2 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.00%) OO
4 13 (19.12%) Analytics
5 9 (13.24%) SOA
6 8 (11.76%) UML
6 8 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
6 8 (11.76%) Functional Programming
7 6 (8.82%) SDLC
7 6 (8.82%) Use Case
7 6 (8.82%) Software Architecture
7 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.35%) Asset Management
8 5 (7.35%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (7.35%) Low Latency
9 4 (5.88%) TDD
9 4 (5.88%) Scrum
9 4 (5.88%) ETL
10 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 31 (45.59%) Java
2 30 (44.12%) SQL
3 26 (38.24%) C++
4 20 (29.41%) Python
5 16 (23.53%) C#
6 11 (16.18%) Perl
7 6 (8.82%) Scala
8 4 (5.88%) R
9 3 (4.41%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.94%) Korn
11 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.47%) C
11 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.47%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (1.47%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (35.29%) Oracle
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.82%) GigaSpaces
4 4 (5.88%) Sybase
4 4 (5.88%) Business Objects
5 3 (4.41%) DataSynapse
6 2 (2.94%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.47%) Tableau
7 1 (1.47%) Solace
7 1 (1.47%) Informatica
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £565 per day
Posted: 7 days ago