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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grid Computing over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grid Computing
Rank 421 373 394
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +21
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 28 63 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.72% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 53 37
Median daily rate £588 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £480 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £506 £413 -
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8405 8798 9217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.51% 37.05% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5934 6100 6165
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 160 184
Median hourly rate £17.75 £21.50 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% +15.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.49 £13.00 £13.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.44 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

Grid Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Grid Computing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grid Computing within the London region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +26 3 £593 -3.26%
Grid Computing
England

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Grid Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Grid Computing.

1 28 (65.12%) C#
2 19 (44.19%) Derivative
3 17 (39.53%) Finance
4 16 (37.21%) C++
5 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (30.23%) Fixed Income
6 13 (30.23%) Windows
7 12 (27.91%) Risk Management
7 12 (27.91%) TDD
8 11 (25.58%) Java
8 11 (25.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (23.26%) Linux
9 10 (23.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 9 (20.93%) Python
10 9 (20.93%) Monte Carlo Method
10 9 (20.93%) Quantitative Finance
11 8 (18.60%) Performance Optimisation
12 7 (16.28%) Credit Derivative
12 7 (16.28%) Middleware
12 7 (16.28%) Unix
13 6 (13.95%) Oracle
13 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
13 6 (13.95%) DataSynapse
13 6 (13.95%) Banking
13 6 (13.95%) Analytics
13 6 (13.95%) DevOps
14 5 (11.63%) Puppet
14 5 (11.63%) Big Data
14 5 (11.63%) Investment Banking
14 5 (11.63%) TIBCO

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.30%) Apache
2 3 (6.98%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
2 3 (6.98%) JBoss
2 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Pig
3 2 (4.65%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.33%) iPlanet
4 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.33%) SAS
4 1 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) PaaS
2 3 (6.98%) IaaS
3 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) DHCP
1 4 (9.30%) DNS
1 4 (9.30%) HTTP
2 3 (6.98%) DDNS
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
3 2 (4.65%) FTP
3 2 (4.65%) LDAP
3 2 (4.65%) SAN
4 1 (2.33%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.33%) NAS
4 1 (2.33%) SMTP
4 1 (2.33%) SSH
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) Big Data
3 4 (9.30%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.65%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.65%) MySQL
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.33%) DB2
5 1 (2.33%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.33%) Impala
5 1 (2.33%) Mahout
5 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.33%) Spotfire
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.65%) VisualVM
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Front Office
3 5 (11.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) C# Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Agile Developer
3 11 (25.58%) C++ Developer
4 10 (23.26%) C++/C# Developer
4 10 (23.26%) Grid Developer
5 9 (20.93%) Agile C# Developer
5 9 (20.93%) Analyst
6 8 (18.60%) Qualitative Analyst
6 8 (18.60%) Quantitative Analyst
7 6 (13.95%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
7 6 (13.95%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Grid Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.65%) C# Quant Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Front Office Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Middleware Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Agile Developer
9 2 (4.65%) TIBCO Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) Middleware
2 5 (11.63%) Web Services
3 4 (9.30%) .NET
3 4 (9.30%) J2EE
3 4 (9.30%) RESTful
3 4 (9.30%) XML
4 3 (6.98%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (6.98%) ELK Stack
5 2 (4.65%) JMS
5 2 (4.65%) JMX
5 2 (4.65%) WCF
5 2 (4.65%) WF
6 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (2.33%) Kafka
6 1 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.33%) REST
6 1 (2.33%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (2.33%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (2.33%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (44.19%) Derivative
2 13 (30.23%) Fixed Income
3 11 (25.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (23.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 7 (16.28%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (9.30%) Clustering
6 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
6 4 (9.30%) Statistics
7 3 (6.98%) Credit Risk
7 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
7 3 (6.98%) Market Risk
8 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (4.65%) Public Cloud
8 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
9 1 (2.33%) Equities
9 1 (2.33%) GPGPU
9 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
9 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
9 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 10 (23.26%) Linux
3 7 (16.28%) Unix
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.98%) Solaris
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) AIX
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Risk Management
2 12 (27.91%) TDD
3 9 (20.93%) Monte Carlo Method
3 9 (20.93%) Quantitative Finance
4 8 (18.60%) Performance Optimisation
5 6 (13.95%) Analytics
5 6 (13.95%) DevOps
6 4 (9.30%) Numerical Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.30%) SOA
7 3 (6.98%) High Availability
7 3 (6.98%) Risk Analytics
8 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.65%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (4.65%) ITIL
8 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.65%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.65%) OO
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) C#
2 16 (37.21%) C++
3 11 (25.58%) Java
4 9 (20.93%) Python
5 5 (11.63%) Perl
6 4 (9.30%) C
6 4 (9.30%) SQL
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby
7 2 (4.65%) Scala
8 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.33%) Haskell
8 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.33%) R
8 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) PhD
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) JSP 440
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.33%) HDFS
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.33%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Puppet
2 3 (6.98%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (4.65%) Ansible
3 2 (4.65%) Ganglia
3 2 (4.65%) Kibana
3 2 (4.65%) logstash
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.33%) Cacti
4 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.33%) Nagios
4 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.33%) Oozie
4 1 (2.33%) OpenView
4 1 (2.33%) SCCM
4 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) DataSynapse
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) TIBCO
3 4 (9.30%) IBM
4 3 (6.98%) F5
4 3 (6.98%) Splunk
4 3 (6.98%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) Cognos
5 2 (4.65%) MapR
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.65%) Sun
6 1 (2.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.33%) BEA
6 1 (2.33%) BMC
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) EMC
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.33%) Opsware
6 1 (2.33%) Qualys