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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grid Computing
Rank 536 493 461
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -32
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 47 60 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.41% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 48 58
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£600 £575 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £300 £423
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -28.99%
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
15251 14775 13370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.89% 30.68% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9638 9110 7984
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 606 589 811
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.69 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 2015.

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 16 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 30 January 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
England -33 45 £600 +4.34% 6
London -17 44 £600 +4.34% 5
City of London +17 20 £588 -6.00% 3
South East - 1 £475 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £475 - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 72 (64.86%) C++
2 65 (58.56%) C#
3 47 (42.34%) SQL
4 46 (41.44%) Finance
5 41 (36.94%) Multithreading
6 40 (36.04%) Banking
6 40 (36.04%) .NET
7 37 (33.33%) Oracle
8 35 (31.53%) Java
8 35 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (27.03%) Analytics
10 26 (23.42%) Linux
11 24 (21.62%) Derivative
12 22 (19.82%) Front Office
13 20 (18.02%) Windows
13 20 (18.02%) Microsoft
14 19 (17.12%) STL
14 19 (17.12%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 19 (17.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 19 (17.12%) Risk Analysis
15 18 (16.22%) Fixed Income
15 18 (16.22%) Python
16 17 (15.32%) Investment Banking
16 17 (15.32%) Performance Tuning
17 16 (14.41%) Degree
18 15 (13.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 15 (13.51%) Low Latency
19 14 (12.61%) Electronic Trading
19 14 (12.61%) Assembly Language
19 14 (12.61%) FIX Protocol

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (6.31%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.60%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (2.70%) Apache
4 2 (1.80%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.90%) IIS
5 1 (0.90%) JBoss
5 1 (0.90%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 12 (10.81%) Spreadsheet
1 12 (10.81%) MS Excel
1 12 (10.81%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) NAS
1 1 (0.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.21%) Hadoop
3 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.70%) Big Data
4 3 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.90%) jMock
2 1 (0.90%) yacc
2 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.90%) Hudson
2 1 (0.90%) ANTLR
2 1 (0.90%) Mockito
2 1 (0.90%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.90%) Maven
General
1 46 (41.44%) Finance
2 40 (36.04%) Banking
3 22 (19.82%) Front Office
4 17 (15.32%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 91 (81.98%) Developer
2 44 (39.64%) C++ Developer
3 26 (23.42%) C# Developer
4 24 (21.62%) Java Developer
5 13 (11.71%) C++/Java Developer
6 12 (10.81%) Lead Developer
7 11 (9.91%) Technical Leader
7 11 (9.91%) Technical Developer
8 9 (8.11%) C++/C# Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Quantitative Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (4.50%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Administrator
11 4 (3.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.60%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.60%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 3 (2.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.04%) .NET
2 19 (17.12%) STL
2 19 (17.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 14 (12.61%) FIX Protocol
4 13 (11.71%) XML
5 11 (9.91%) WCF
6 7 (6.31%) WPF
7 5 (4.50%) WF
7 5 (4.50%) J2EE
8 4 (3.60%) Middleware
9 3 (2.70%) Spring
10 2 (1.80%) WinForms
10 2 (1.80%) Web Services
10 2 (1.80%) JDBC
10 2 (1.80%) AppFabric
11 1 (0.90%) Silverlight
11 1 (0.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (0.90%) HTML5
11 1 (0.90%) Rendezvous
11 1 (0.90%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.62%) Derivative
2 19 (17.12%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 18 (16.22%) Fixed Income
4 15 (13.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (9.91%) Credit Risk
6 8 (7.21%) Computer Science
6 8 (7.21%) Open Source
7 7 (6.31%) Market Risk
7 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (6.31%) Physics
8 6 (5.41%) N-Tier
9 5 (4.50%) Mathematics
10 4 (3.60%) Chemistry
10 4 (3.60%) Biology
11 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.90%) Exotic Derivative
11 1 (0.90%) Clustering
11 1 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.42%) Linux
2 20 (18.02%) Windows
3 12 (10.81%) Windows 7
4 10 (9.01%) UNIX
5 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.94%) Multithreading
2 35 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (27.03%) Analytics
4 19 (17.12%) Risk Analysis
5 17 (15.32%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (13.51%) Low Latency
7 14 (12.61%) Electronic Trading
8 13 (11.71%) Project Planning
9 11 (9.91%) Scrum
9 11 (9.91%) TDD
9 11 (9.91%) OO
9 11 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (9.01%) Functional Programming
11 7 (6.31%) Greeks
12 6 (5.41%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.41%) Risk Management
12 6 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (5.41%) Risk Analytics
13 5 (4.50%) Release Management
13 5 (4.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 72 (64.86%) C++
2 65 (58.56%) C#
3 47 (42.34%) SQL
4 35 (31.53%) Java
5 18 (16.22%) Python
6 14 (12.61%) Assembly Language
7 4 (3.60%) Scala
8 3 (2.70%) Perl
9 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.80%) Groovy
10 1 (0.90%) Haskell
10 1 (0.90%) F#
10 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.90%) VBScript
10 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (14.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (1.80%) Docker
3 1 (0.90%) GridGain
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) Kibana
1 7 (6.31%) logstash
2 2 (1.80%) Ansible
3 1 (0.90%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.90%) Control-M
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 37 (33.33%) Oracle
2 20 (18.02%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.01%) DataSynapse
4 9 (8.11%) Sybase
5 5 (4.50%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.80%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.90%) Tableau
7 1 (0.90%) Informatica
7 1 (0.90%) Sun
7 1 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.90%) Netezza
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