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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grid Computing
Rank 353 356 357
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 61 67 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.71% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 64 58
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£600 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 -
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
8696 9485 9741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.88% 37.60% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5999 6602 6653
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 169 245
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.23 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 1 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 1 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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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 +30 12 £575 -1.07% 2
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Grid Computing
England

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 55 (61.11%) C#
2 44 (48.89%) C++
3 35 (38.89%) Oracle
3 35 (38.89%) .NET
3 35 (38.89%) Finance
4 33 (36.67%) Banking
5 31 (34.44%) Derivative
6 25 (27.78%) Front Office
6 25 (27.78%) SQL
7 23 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (22.22%) WCF
9 19 (21.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 19 (21.11%) Java
9 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
10 18 (20.00%) Multithreading
10 18 (20.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 16 (17.78%) DataSynapse
11 16 (17.78%) Fixed Income
12 15 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 15 (16.67%) STL
12 15 (16.67%) Degree
12 15 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 14 (15.56%) Analytics
13 14 (15.56%) Risk Analysis
13 14 (15.56%) Windows
14 13 (14.44%) XML
14 13 (14.44%) Investment Banking
15 12 (13.33%) Oracle Coherence
16 11 (12.22%) TDD
16 11 (12.22%) Middleware

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (13.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (3.33%) SAS
3 2 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.11%) GemFire
4 1 (1.11%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.78%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (7.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.22%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) GitHub
2 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) SAN
1 2 (2.22%) NAS
2 1 (1.11%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.11%) SMTP
2 1 (1.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.11%) FTP
2 1 (1.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.11%) SNMP
2 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.78%) Hadoop
4 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.33%) Big Data
6 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.22%) OLAP
7 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.11%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.11%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Eclipse
1 4 (4.44%) IntelliJ
1 4 (4.44%) TeamCity
1 4 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.22%) Maven
2 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.11%) Mockito
3 1 (1.11%) Hudson
3 1 (1.11%) Gradle
3 1 (1.11%) jMock
3 1 (1.11%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.11%) JUnit
General
1 35 (38.89%) Finance
2 33 (36.67%) Banking
3 25 (27.78%) Front Office
4 13 (14.44%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.33%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.22%) Back Office
6 2 (2.22%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 69 (76.67%) Developer
2 25 (27.78%) C++ Developer
2 25 (27.78%) C# Developer
3 13 (14.44%) Java Developer
4 11 (12.22%) Senior Developer
5 10 (11.11%) C++/C# Developer
6 8 (8.89%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Technical Leader
7 6 (6.67%) Technical Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Python Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Front Office Developer
10 2 (2.22%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.22%) Architect
10 2 (2.22%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.22%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (38.89%) .NET
2 20 (22.22%) WCF
3 15 (16.67%) STL
3 15 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 13 (14.44%) XML
5 11 (12.22%) Middleware
6 10 (11.11%) WPF
7 7 (7.78%) Spring
8 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET
8 6 (6.67%) WinForms
9 4 (4.44%) J2EE
9 4 (4.44%) HTML
9 4 (4.44%) Hibernate
9 4 (4.44%) MDX
9 4 (4.44%) LINQ
9 4 (4.44%) HTML5
10 3 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (3.33%) Task Parallel Library
10 3 (3.33%) WF
11 2 (2.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (34.44%) Derivative
2 19 (21.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (20.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 16 (17.78%) Fixed Income
5 9 (10.00%) Credit Risk
6 7 (7.78%) Visualisation
6 7 (7.78%) Market Risk
7 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
8 5 (5.56%) Credit Derivative
9 4 (4.44%) Clustering
9 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.22%) N-Tier
10 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
10 2 (2.22%) Open Source
11 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
11 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.11%) Economics
11 1 (1.11%) Equities
11 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.56%) Windows
2 9 (10.00%) Linux
3 7 (7.78%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.33%) UNIX
6 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 14 (15.56%) Analytics
3 14 (15.56%) Risk Analysis
4 11 (12.22%) TDD
5 10 (11.11%) Greeks
6 9 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (10.00%) Scrum
7 8 (8.89%) Low Latency
8 7 (7.78%) Project Planning
8 7 (7.78%) OO
9 6 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
10 5 (5.56%) Functional Programming
10 5 (5.56%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.44%) Data Modelling
11 4 (4.44%) Workflow
11 4 (4.44%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 55 (61.11%) C#
2 44 (48.89%) C++
3 25 (27.78%) SQL
4 19 (21.11%) Java
5 11 (12.22%) Python
6 6 (6.67%) Assembly Language
7 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.22%) VBA
8 2 (2.22%) C++/CLI
9 1 (1.11%) Scala
9 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.11%) F#
9 1 (1.11%) Haskell
9 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.11%) Perl
9 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.11%) VBScript
9 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.56%) MCSE
4 4 (4.44%) MCSD
5 2 (2.22%) MCSA
5 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) NCDA
6 1 (1.11%) NCIE
6 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) CFA
6 1 (1.11%) MCITP
6 1 (1.11%) MCP
6 1 (1.11%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.11%) OCP
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) Basel III
2 1 (1.11%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Platform Symphony
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.22%) logstash
2 2 (2.22%) Kibana
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 35 (38.89%) Oracle
2 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.78%) DataSynapse
4 4 (4.44%) TIBCO
4 4 (4.44%) Infragistics
4 4 (4.44%) DevExpress
5 3 (3.33%) Sybase
6 2 (2.22%) Sun
6 2 (2.22%) Reuters
6 2 (2.22%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.22%) Vertica
7 1 (1.11%) Netezza
7 1 (1.11%) OpenLink
7 1 (1.11%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.11%) Murex
7 1 (1.11%) HP
7 1 (1.11%) EMC
7 1 (1.11%) NetApp
7 1 (1.11%) IBM
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Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £550 - £610 per day
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