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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grid Computing
Rank 349 382 355
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -27
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 65 38 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.43% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 30 59
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£600 £594 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -1.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £469 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £375
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
8475 8857 9466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.99% 37.50% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5931 5986 6429
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 163 211
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.04 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +10 18 £613 +2.08% 1
Hayes - 2 £425 -
Grid Computing
England

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 42 (47.19%) SQL
2 38 (42.70%) Front Office
3 37 (41.57%) Finance
4 34 (38.20%) Java
5 31 (34.83%) XML
5 31 (34.83%) C++
5 31 (34.83%) Python
6 30 (33.71%) Derivative
7 28 (31.46%) Credit Risk
7 28 (31.46%) Oracle
8 27 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (29.21%) Multithreading
10 25 (28.09%) Analytics
11 23 (25.84%) C#
12 21 (23.60%) OO
12 21 (23.60%) Windows
13 18 (20.22%) Banking
13 18 (20.22%) Market Risk
13 18 (20.22%) Perl
14 17 (19.10%) Fixed Income
15 16 (17.98%) Risk Management
15 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
15 16 (17.98%) UNIX
16 15 (16.85%) Linux
16 15 (16.85%) .NET
17 14 (15.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 14 (15.73%) Spreadsheet
18 13 (14.61%) Microsoft Azure
18 13 (14.61%) Microsoft
18 13 (14.61%) STL

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (14.61%) Oracle Coherence
2 9 (10.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.12%) GemFire
Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Spreadsheet
2 11 (12.36%) MS Office
3 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.11%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.87%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.62%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.37%) DB2
7 2 (2.25%) OLAP
7 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.25%) Big Data
7 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.12%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.12%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Subversion
2 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.25%) XMLSpy
4 1 (1.12%) JUnit
4 1 (1.12%) Maven
4 1 (1.12%) JIRA
4 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.12%) MSTest
4 1 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.12%) NSubstitute
General
1 38 (42.70%) Front Office
2 37 (41.57%) Finance
3 18 (20.22%) Banking
4 13 (14.61%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.62%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (82.02%) Developer
2 21 (23.60%) Python Developer
3 17 (19.10%) C++ Developer
4 13 (14.61%) Senior Developer
5 11 (12.36%) C# Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Architect
7 7 (7.87%) Solutions Designer
7 7 (7.87%) Quantitative Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Senior C++ Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Designer
8 6 (6.74%) Senior Python Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Front Office Developer
9 5 (5.62%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.49%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.49%) SharePoint Designer
10 4 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.49%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.83%) XML
2 15 (16.85%) .NET
3 13 (14.61%) STL
4 12 (13.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 8 (8.99%) WCF
6 7 (7.87%) Web Services
7 6 (6.74%) MDX
7 6 (6.74%) SciPy
7 6 (6.74%) NumPy
8 5 (5.62%) Twisted
9 4 (4.49%) Spring
10 3 (3.37%) Middleware
10 3 (3.37%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (3.37%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (2.25%) RESTful
11 2 (2.25%) WPF
11 2 (2.25%) WF
11 2 (2.25%) REST
11 2 (2.25%) Kafka
11 2 (2.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (33.71%) Derivative
2 28 (31.46%) Credit Risk
3 18 (20.22%) Market Risk
4 17 (19.10%) Fixed Income
5 14 (15.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (6.74%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
8 4 (4.49%) Mathematics
9 3 (3.37%) Equities
10 2 (2.25%) W3C
10 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
10 2 (2.25%) Physics
10 2 (2.25%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (2.25%) Wiki
10 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
11 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
11 1 (1.12%) Equity Risk
11 1 (1.12%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.60%) Windows
2 16 (17.98%) UNIX
3 15 (16.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.21%) Multithreading
3 25 (28.09%) Analytics
4 21 (23.60%) OO
5 16 (17.98%) Risk Management
6 10 (11.24%) SOA
7 8 (8.99%) Risk Analysis
7 8 (8.99%) Functional Programming
7 8 (8.99%) SDLC
8 7 (7.87%) UML
8 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (7.87%) Asset Management
9 6 (6.74%) Use Case
9 6 (6.74%) Software Architecture
10 5 (5.62%) System Testing
10 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (5.62%) TDD
10 5 (5.62%) ETL
10 5 (5.62%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (5.62%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.19%) SQL
2 34 (38.20%) Java
3 31 (34.83%) Python
3 31 (34.83%) C++
4 23 (25.84%) C#
5 18 (20.22%) Perl
6 7 (7.87%) Scala
6 7 (7.87%) R
7 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.49%) Korn
9 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.37%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.12%) C
11 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.12%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
1 1 (1.12%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) Control-M
Vendors
1 28 (31.46%) Oracle
2 13 (14.61%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.74%) DataSynapse
3 6 (6.74%) GigaSpaces
4 5 (5.62%) Sybase
5 3 (3.37%) Solace
6 1 (1.12%) Murex
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