The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Grid Computing in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grid Computing over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grid Computing
Rank 533 490 514
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +24
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 68 87 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.53% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 78 47
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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 £504 £381 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £354
% change year-on-year
- +20.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17209 16323 15682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.23% 31.50% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11017 10181 9113
Average daily rate £410 £401 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 676 682 835
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Grid Computing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Grid Computing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Grid Computing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Grid Computing
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Grid Computing within the UK.

Grid Computing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Grid Computing
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Grid Computing within the UK over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Grid Computing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Grid Computing
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Grid Computing within the UK.

Grid Computing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Grid Computing
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 25 November 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
England -64 64 £600 +9.09% 8
London -17 62 £600 +9.09% 8
City of London +15 9 £575 -8.00% 4
South East -26 2 £425 -22.72%
Oxfordshire - 2 £425 -
Abingdon - 2 £425 -
Cardiff - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Scotland - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 64 (59.26%) C#
2 57 (52.78%) C++
3 52 (48.15%) Finance
4 46 (42.59%) .NET
5 44 (40.74%) Banking
6 38 (35.19%) Oracle
7 37 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (30.56%) Analytics
9 31 (28.70%) SQL
10 29 (26.85%) Derivative
11 25 (23.15%) Microsoft
12 24 (22.22%) Multithreading
13 23 (21.30%) Investment Banking
14 22 (20.37%) Fixed Income
15 20 (18.52%) STL
15 20 (18.52%) Windows
15 20 (18.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 20 (18.52%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 19 (17.59%) Risk Analysis
16 19 (17.59%) Java
17 18 (16.67%) SQL Server
17 18 (16.67%) XML
17 18 (16.67%) WCF
18 17 (15.74%) Degree
18 17 (15.74%) Performance Tuning
18 17 (15.74%) Python
19 16 (14.81%) Front Office
19 16 (14.81%) Low Latency
20 15 (13.89%) DataSynapse
20 15 (13.89%) Credit Risk

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 10 (9.26%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (6.48%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.78%) SAS
4 2 (1.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) GemFire
5 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
Applications
1 13 (12.04%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.11%) MS Project
2 12 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) SAN
1 2 (1.85%) NAS
2 1 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.93%) SMTP
2 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.93%) FTP
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) SNMP
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.93%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 10 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.78%) Big Data
6 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.85%) OLAP
7 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.70%) IntelliJ
3 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.93%) jMock
4 1 (0.93%) Hudson
4 1 (0.93%) Mockito
4 1 (0.93%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.93%) Maven
General
1 52 (48.15%) Finance
2 44 (40.74%) Banking
3 23 (21.30%) Investment Banking
4 16 (14.81%) Front Office
5 4 (3.70%) Legal
6 3 (2.78%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.85%) Back Office
8 1 (0.93%) Advertising
8 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (81.48%) Developer
2 34 (31.48%) C++ Developer
3 30 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 16 (14.81%) Java Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Technical Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Technical Leader
5 11 (10.19%) Lead Developer
6 10 (9.26%) C++/C# Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.41%) .NET Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Analyst
11 4 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (3.70%) Administrator
11 4 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
12 3 (2.78%) Python Developer
12 3 (2.78%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 3 (2.78%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (42.59%) .NET
2 20 (18.52%) STL
2 20 (18.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 18 (16.67%) XML
3 18 (16.67%) WCF
4 14 (12.96%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (7.41%) WPF
5 8 (7.41%) WF
6 7 (6.48%) Spring
7 6 (5.56%) Middleware
8 4 (3.70%) Web Services
8 4 (3.70%) J2EE
8 4 (3.70%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.78%) AppFabric
9 3 (2.78%) HTML5
9 3 (2.78%) WinForms
9 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.78%) HTML
10 2 (1.85%) CSS
10 2 (1.85%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.85%) Derivative
2 22 (20.37%) Fixed Income
3 20 (18.52%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 15 (13.89%) Credit Risk
5 14 (12.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (9.26%) Market Risk
7 7 (6.48%) Computer Science
7 7 (6.48%) Open Source
8 6 (5.56%) N-Tier
8 6 (5.56%) Physics
9 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (4.63%) Credit Derivative
10 4 (3.70%) Clustering
10 4 (3.70%) Chemistry
10 4 (3.70%) Biology
10 4 (3.70%) Visualisation
11 3 (2.78%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.93%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.52%) Windows
2 13 (12.04%) Linux
3 12 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.48%) UNIX
5 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.56%) Analytics
3 24 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 19 (17.59%) Risk Analysis
5 17 (15.74%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (14.81%) Low Latency
7 14 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (12.96%) Electronic Trading
7 14 (12.96%) TDD
7 14 (12.96%) OO
8 12 (11.11%) Project Planning
9 10 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (9.26%) Functional Programming
10 9 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 9 (8.33%) Scrum
11 8 (7.41%) Greeks
12 7 (6.48%) Risk Analytics
13 6 (5.56%) Software Engineering
14 5 (4.63%) Release Management
14 5 (4.63%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 64 (59.26%) C#
2 57 (52.78%) C++
3 31 (28.70%) SQL
4 19 (17.59%) Java
5 17 (15.74%) Python
6 14 (12.96%) Assembly Language
7 4 (3.70%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.85%) C++/CLI
8 2 (1.85%) Groovy
8 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.85%) Scala
9 1 (0.93%) F#
9 1 (0.93%) Haskell
9 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.93%) Perl
9 1 (0.93%) VBScript
9 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (15.74%) Degree
2 2 (1.85%) MCSE
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) NCDA
3 1 (0.93%) NCIE
3 1 (0.93%) MCSA
3 1 (0.93%) MCP
3 1 (0.93%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) Docker
1 2 (1.85%) Platform Symphony
1 2 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.93%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) Kibana
1 7 (6.48%) logstash
2 2 (1.85%) Ansible
2 2 (1.85%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.93%) Control-M
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 38 (35.19%) Oracle
2 25 (23.15%) Microsoft
3 15 (13.89%) DataSynapse
4 3 (2.78%) TIBCO
4 3 (2.78%) Sybase
5 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.85%) Sun
5 2 (1.85%) Reuters
5 2 (1.85%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.85%) Vertica
6 1 (0.93%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.93%) Netezza
6 1 (0.93%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) EMC
6 1 (0.93%) IBM
6 1 (0.93%) NetApp
6 1 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.93%) Business Objects
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