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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grid Computing over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Grid Computing
UK
Rank 556 549 540
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 44 69 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.41% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 53 53
Median daily rate £600 £600 £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £530 £552
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
14619 16773 15757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.60% 32.98% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9338 10626 9901
Median daily rate £445 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 704 641
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

Grid Computing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Grid Computing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 11 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
England 0 44 £600 - 9
London -16 41 £600 - 4
City of London -15 8 £390 -35.00% 1
Canary Wharf +3 4 £650 -
Docklands, London +1 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £450 -
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 £500 -
Shropshire - 1 £500 -
Telford - 1 £500 -

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for Grid Computing.

1 55 (71.43%) Java
2 30 (38.96%) Finance
3 29 (37.66%) Oracle
3 29 (37.66%) Banking
4 28 (36.36%) Big Data
5 27 (35.06%) Unix
6 26 (33.77%) C++
7 25 (32.47%) SQL
7 25 (32.47%) Linux
7 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (29.87%) Scala
9 22 (28.57%) Hadoop
10 21 (27.27%) Windows
11 20 (25.97%) Risk Management
11 20 (25.97%) DevOps
12 19 (24.68%) Apache Spark
12 19 (24.68%) Scrum
12 19 (24.68%) Derivative
13 18 (23.38%) Analytics
13 18 (23.38%) HBase
14 17 (22.08%) Apache Hive
14 17 (22.08%) Front Office
15 16 (20.78%) Web Services
15 16 (20.78%) Perl
15 16 (20.78%) Apache Solr
15 16 (20.78%) DataSynapse
15 16 (20.78%) HDFS
15 16 (20.78%) Oozie
16 15 (19.48%) Multithreading
16 15 (19.48%) SQL Server

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills 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 19 (24.68%) Apache Spark
2 16 (20.78%) Apache Solr
3 12 (15.58%) Apache
4 9 (11.69%) Apache Pig
5 5 (6.49%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.90%) iPlanet
7 3 (3.90%) MQSeries
7 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.90%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.60%) IIS
8 2 (2.60%) JBoss
8 2 (2.60%) SAS
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) LAN
1 9 (11.69%) WAN
2 8 (10.39%) Kerberos
3 6 (7.79%) HTTP
4 3 (3.90%) BIG-IP
4 3 (3.90%) Firewall
4 3 (3.90%) FTP
4 3 (3.90%) LDAP
4 3 (3.90%) NAS
4 3 (3.90%) SAN
4 3 (3.90%) SSH
5 2 (2.60%) DDNS
5 2 (2.60%) DHCP
5 2 (2.60%) DNS
5 2 (2.60%) Internet
6 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (36.36%) Big Data
2 22 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 18 (23.38%) HBase
4 17 (22.08%) Apache Hive
5 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
6 10 (12.99%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (12.99%) MySQL
6 10 (12.99%) NoSQL
7 9 (11.69%) Oracle Exadata
8 8 (10.39%) Apache Zeppelin
8 8 (10.39%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (10.39%) Impala
8 8 (10.39%) QlikView
8 8 (10.39%) Sqoop
9 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database
10 4 (5.19%) DB2
10 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.30%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) ClearCase
1 6 (7.79%) CruiseControl
1 6 (7.79%) NUnit
1 6 (7.79%) Subversion
1 6 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.19%) EasyMock
3 4 (5.19%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.19%) IntelliJ
3 4 (5.19%) JIRA
3 4 (5.19%) JUnit
3 4 (5.19%) Mockito
4 2 (2.60%) VisualVM
5 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.30%) JConsole
5 1 (1.30%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.30%) RSpec
General
1 30 (38.96%) Finance
2 29 (37.66%) Banking
3 17 (22.08%) Front Office
4 10 (12.99%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.90%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.60%) Law
6 2 (2.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (67.53%) Developer
2 27 (35.06%) Java Developer
3 16 (20.78%) Scala Developer
4 11 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Hadoop Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Administrator
6 8 (10.39%) C++ Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Java Scala Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Credit Risk Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Credit Risk Java Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Data Administrator
7 7 (9.09%) Python Developer
8 6 (7.79%) C# Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Front Office Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Grid Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Senior Credit Risk Java Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Consultant
10 3 (3.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) Web Services
2 11 (14.29%) Kafka
2 11 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 10 (12.99%) XML
4 9 (11.69%) Spring
5 8 (10.39%) Apache Avro
5 8 (10.39%) Apache Tez
5 8 (10.39%) Middleware
5 8 (10.39%) REST
6 5 (6.49%) J2EE
7 4 (5.19%) ELK Stack
8 3 (3.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (3.90%) HTML
8 3 (3.90%) JSP
8 3 (3.90%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.90%) SOAP
8 3 (3.90%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (2.60%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (2.60%) HTML5
9 2 (2.60%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Derivative
2 13 (16.88%) Fixed Income
3 12 (15.58%) Computer Science
3 12 (15.58%) Visualisation
4 10 (12.99%) Credit Risk
5 8 (10.39%) N-Tier
6 7 (9.09%) Clustering
7 4 (5.19%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
7 4 (5.19%) Market Risk
7 4 (5.19%) Virtual Team
8 3 (3.90%) HP Storage
8 3 (3.90%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (3.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 3 (3.90%) Statistics
9 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.60%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.06%) Unix
2 25 (32.47%) Linux
3 21 (27.27%) Windows
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.49%) Solaris
6 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.90%) AIX
8 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.97%) DevOps
2 20 (25.97%) Risk Management
3 19 (24.68%) Scrum
4 18 (23.38%) Analytics
5 15 (19.48%) Multithreading
6 12 (15.58%) SDLC
7 11 (14.29%) High Availability
8 10 (12.99%) Configuration Management
8 10 (12.99%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (12.99%) Project Management
8 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (11.69%) Benchmarking
9 9 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (11.69%) Open Source
10 8 (10.39%) API Design
10 8 (10.39%) Data Architecture
10 8 (10.39%) Data Visualisation
10 8 (10.39%) MapReduce
10 8 (10.39%) OO
Programming Languages
1 55 (71.43%) Java
2 26 (33.77%) C++
3 25 (32.47%) SQL
4 23 (29.87%) Scala
5 16 (20.78%) Perl
6 14 (18.18%) Python
7 13 (16.88%) C#
8 12 (15.58%) C
9 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
10 4 (5.19%) AWK
11 2 (2.60%) Ruby
12 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.30%) Haskell
12 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.30%) R
12 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (3.90%) JSP 440
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (20.78%) HDFS
2 12 (15.58%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (10.39%) Apache Flume
3 8 (10.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.30%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 16 (20.78%) Oozie
2 8 (10.39%) Ambari
2 8 (10.39%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (6.49%) Puppet
4 4 (5.19%) Ansible
4 4 (5.19%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (3.90%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (3.90%) Control-M
5 3 (3.90%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (3.90%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (3.90%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.90%) OpenView
5 3 (3.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.60%) Ganglia
6 2 (2.60%) Kibana
6 2 (2.60%) logstash
7 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (37.66%) Oracle
2 16 (20.78%) DataSynapse
3 12 (15.58%) Cisco
4 9 (11.69%) Teradata
5 8 (10.39%) Cloudera
5 8 (10.39%) Hortonworks
6 7 (9.09%) TIBCO
7 4 (5.19%) F5
7 4 (5.19%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.19%) Splunk
7 4 (5.19%) Sun
8 3 (3.90%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.90%) BEA
8 3 (3.90%) BMC
8 3 (3.90%) Cognos
8 3 (3.90%) EMC
8 3 (3.90%) HP
8 3 (3.90%) NetApp
8 3 (3.90%) Opsware
8 3 (3.90%) Qualys
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