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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grid Computing
Rank 366 367 348
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 54 67 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.71% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 64 52
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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 £525 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - £388 -
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
8754 9434 9603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.74% 37.53% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5962 6545 6487
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 £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 178 254
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.18 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £47.00 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +23 12 £575 -3.15% 1
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Grid Computing
England

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 51 (61.45%) C#
2 40 (48.19%) C++
3 33 (39.76%) Oracle
4 31 (37.35%) .NET
4 31 (37.35%) Finance
5 29 (34.94%) Banking
6 27 (32.53%) Derivative
7 24 (28.92%) Front Office
8 22 (26.51%) SQL
9 20 (24.10%) Java
10 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (22.89%) WCF
11 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
12 17 (20.48%) Fixed Income
13 16 (19.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
14 15 (18.07%) Multithreading
14 15 (18.07%) DataSynapse
15 14 (16.87%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 14 (16.87%) Windows
16 13 (15.66%) Degree
17 12 (14.46%) Investment Banking
17 12 (14.46%) Oracle Coherence
17 12 (14.46%) XML
17 12 (14.46%) STL
17 12 (14.46%) Python
18 11 (13.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 11 (13.25%) Analytics
19 10 (12.05%) Credit Risk
19 10 (12.05%) Risk Analysis

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (14.46%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (3.61%) SAS
3 1 (1.20%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.20%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.20%) GemFire
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (7.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) GitHub
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) NAS
1 2 (2.41%) SAN
2 1 (1.20%) SMTP
2 1 (1.20%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.20%) FTP
2 1 (1.20%) HTTP
2 1 (1.20%) SNMP
2 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.20%) DNS
2 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (8.43%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (6.02%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.02%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.61%) Big Data
7 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.41%) OLAP
8 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.20%) MySQL
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.20%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.20%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) TeamCity
1 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (4.82%) Eclipse
1 4 (4.82%) IntelliJ
2 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.41%) Maven
3 1 (1.20%) JUnit
3 1 (1.20%) jMock
3 1 (1.20%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.20%) Mockito
3 1 (1.20%) Hudson
3 1 (1.20%) Gradle
General
1 31 (37.35%) Finance
2 29 (34.94%) Banking
3 24 (28.92%) Front Office
4 12 (14.46%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.61%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.41%) Back Office
6 2 (2.41%) Legal
7 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (74.70%) Developer
2 22 (26.51%) C# Developer
3 20 (24.10%) C++ Developer
4 13 (15.66%) Java Developer
5 11 (13.25%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.64%) C++/C# Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (8.43%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Lead Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Technical Leader
8 5 (6.02%) Technical Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Quantitative Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Front Office Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Python Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (2.41%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Senior SQL DBA
10 2 (2.41%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (37.35%) .NET
2 19 (22.89%) WCF
3 12 (14.46%) XML
3 12 (14.46%) STL
4 11 (13.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 10 (12.05%) Middleware
6 9 (10.84%) WPF
7 7 (8.43%) Spring
8 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET
8 6 (7.23%) WinForms
9 4 (4.82%) HTML5
9 4 (4.82%) MDX
9 4 (4.82%) LINQ
9 4 (4.82%) J2EE
9 4 (4.82%) HTML
9 4 (4.82%) Hibernate
10 3 (3.61%) WF
10 3 (3.61%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (3.61%) Task Parallel Library
11 2 (2.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.53%) Derivative
2 17 (20.48%) Fixed Income
3 16 (19.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (16.87%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 10 (12.05%) Credit Risk
6 7 (8.43%) Market Risk
7 6 (7.23%) Visualisation
7 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
8 5 (6.02%) Credit Derivative
9 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (4.82%) Clustering
10 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
10 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
10 2 (2.41%) Equities
11 1 (1.20%) Replication
11 1 (1.20%) Economics
11 1 (1.20%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.87%) Windows
2 10 (12.05%) Linux
3 6 (7.23%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.61%) UNIX
6 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.07%) Multithreading
3 11 (13.25%) Analytics
4 10 (12.05%) Risk Analysis
4 10 (12.05%) Greeks
4 10 (12.05%) TDD
5 8 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (9.64%) Scrum
6 6 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (7.23%) Project Planning
6 6 (7.23%) OO
6 6 (7.23%) Risk Management
7 5 (6.02%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.02%) Low Latency
8 4 (4.82%) Rapid Prototyping
8 4 (4.82%) Monte Carlo Method
8 4 (4.82%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.82%) Workflow
9 3 (3.61%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 51 (61.45%) C#
2 40 (48.19%) C++
3 22 (26.51%) SQL
4 20 (24.10%) Java
5 12 (14.46%) Python
6 3 (3.61%) Assembly Language
6 3 (3.61%) VBA
6 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.41%) C++/CLI
7 2 (2.41%) Perl
8 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.20%) VBScript
8 1 (1.20%) VB
8 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (15.66%) Degree
2 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.02%) MCSE
4 4 (4.82%) MCSD
5 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) MCSA
6 1 (1.20%) MCP
6 1 (1.20%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.20%) PhD
6 1 (1.20%) OCP
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) CFA
6 1 (1.20%) MCITP
6 1 (1.20%) NCDA
6 1 (1.20%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) Basel III
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Platform Symphony
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 33 (39.76%) Oracle
2 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.07%) DataSynapse
4 4 (4.82%) DevExpress
4 4 (4.82%) Infragistics
5 3 (3.61%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.61%) Sybase
6 2 (2.41%) Vertica
6 2 (2.41%) Sun
6 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.41%) Reuters
6 2 (2.41%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.20%) OpenLink
7 1 (1.20%) NetApp
7 1 (1.20%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.20%) Murex
7 1 (1.20%) HP
7 1 (1.20%) EMC
7 1 (1.20%) IBM
7 1 (1.20%) Netezza
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £610 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £501 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago