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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Grid Computing
UK
Rank 574 573 580
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 20 56 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.11% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 50 31
Median daily rate £625 £600 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £484 £558
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
- +44.00%
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
14046 16078 15511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.97% 30.92% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9033 10402 9583
Median daily rate £444 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 555 579 635
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.47 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £53.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

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 22 February 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 7 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 22 February 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 +8 20 £625 +4.16% 6
London -12 18 £625 +4.16% 3
City of London -20 2 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £650 -
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £450 -
Nottingham - 2 £450 -

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 52 (68.42%) Java
2 31 (40.79%) Finance
3 29 (38.16%) Banking
4 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (36.84%) Big Data
5 27 (35.53%) Oracle
6 24 (31.58%) C++
7 23 (30.26%) Unix
7 23 (30.26%) Scala
8 22 (28.95%) Hadoop
8 22 (28.95%) SQL
8 22 (28.95%) DevOps
9 21 (27.63%) Linux
10 20 (26.32%) Scrum
11 19 (25.00%) Risk Management
11 19 (25.00%) Derivative
11 19 (25.00%) Apache Spark
12 18 (23.68%) HBase
13 17 (22.37%) Apache Hive
13 17 (22.37%) Windows
14 16 (21.05%) C#
14 16 (21.05%) Oozie
14 16 (21.05%) Degree
14 16 (21.05%) Apache Solr
14 16 (21.05%) HDFS
15 15 (19.74%) DataSynapse
15 15 (19.74%) Analytics
15 15 (19.74%) Front Office
16 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
16 14 (18.42%) Python

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 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 16 (21.05%) Apache Solr
3 15 (19.74%) DataSynapse
4 12 (15.79%) Apache
5 9 (11.84%) Apache Pig
6 5 (6.58%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (5.26%) WebSphere
8 3 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (2.63%) iPlanet
9 2 (2.63%) MQSeries
9 2 (2.63%) SAS
9 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
9 2 (2.63%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (1.32%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (11.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) LAN
1 9 (11.84%) WAN
2 8 (10.53%) Kerberos
3 4 (5.26%) HTTP
4 2 (2.63%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.63%) Firewall
4 2 (2.63%) FTP
4 2 (2.63%) LDAP
4 2 (2.63%) NAS
4 2 (2.63%) SAN
4 2 (2.63%) SSH
5 1 (1.32%) Anycast
5 1 (1.32%) DHCP
5 1 (1.32%) DNS
5 1 (1.32%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (36.84%) Big Data
2 22 (28.95%) Hadoop
3 18 (23.68%) HBase
4 17 (22.37%) Apache Hive
5 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
6 10 (13.16%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (13.16%) NoSQL
7 9 (11.84%) MySQL
7 9 (11.84%) Oracle Exadata
8 8 (10.53%) Apache Zeppelin
8 8 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (10.53%) Impala
8 8 (10.53%) QlikView
8 8 (10.53%) Sqoop
9 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
10 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (3.95%) DB2
11 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
12 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
13 1 (1.32%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) ClearCase
1 6 (7.89%) CruiseControl
1 6 (7.89%) NUnit
1 6 (7.89%) Subversion
1 6 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.26%) EasyMock
3 4 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.26%) IntelliJ
3 4 (5.26%) JIRA
3 4 (5.26%) JUnit
3 4 (5.26%) Mockito
4 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.32%) JConsole
4 1 (1.32%) JProfiler
4 1 (1.32%) RSpec
4 1 (1.32%) VisualVM
General
1 31 (40.79%) Finance
2 29 (38.16%) Banking
3 15 (19.74%) Front Office
4 10 (13.16%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.95%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.63%) Law
6 2 (2.63%) Marketing
7 1 (1.32%) Legal
7 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (68.42%) Developer
2 28 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 16 (21.05%) Scala Developer
4 11 (14.47%) Senior Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Hadoop Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Administrator
6 8 (10.53%) Credit Risk Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Credit Risk Java Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Java Scala Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (9.21%) C# Developer
7 7 (9.21%) C++ Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Data Administrator
8 6 (7.89%) Python Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Senior Credit Risk Java Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Consultant
10 4 (5.26%) Front Office Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Grid Engineer
11 3 (3.95%) Architect
11 3 (3.95%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) Kafka
2 13 (17.11%) Web Services
3 11 (14.47%) Apache Avro
4 10 (13.16%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 9 (11.84%) Spring
6 8 (10.53%) Apache Tez
6 8 (10.53%) REST
6 8 (10.53%) XML
7 5 (6.58%) .NET
7 5 (6.58%) Middleware
8 3 (3.95%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (3.95%) HTML
8 3 (3.95%) JSON
8 3 (3.95%) Protocol Buffers
8 3 (3.95%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.95%) SOAP
8 3 (3.95%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (2.63%) Akka
9 2 (2.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Derivative
2 12 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 11 (14.47%) Fixed Income
4 10 (13.16%) Credit Risk
5 8 (10.53%) N-Tier
6 4 (5.26%) Clustering
6 4 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (5.26%) Public Cloud
7 3 (3.95%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.95%) Market Risk
8 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.63%) HP Storage
8 2 (2.63%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (2.63%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.26%) Unix
2 21 (27.63%) Linux
3 17 (22.37%) Windows
4 4 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.63%) AIX
5 2 (2.63%) Solaris
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.95%) DevOps
3 20 (26.32%) Scrum
4 19 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 15 (19.74%) Analytics
6 14 (18.42%) Multithreading
7 12 (15.79%) SDLC
7 12 (15.79%) Visualisation
8 10 (13.16%) Configuration Management
8 10 (13.16%) High Availability
8 10 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (11.84%) Benchmarking
9 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (11.84%) Open Source
9 9 (11.84%) Project Management
9 9 (11.84%) TDD
10 8 (10.53%) Data Architecture
10 8 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
10 8 (10.53%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 52 (68.42%) Java
2 24 (31.58%) C++
3 23 (30.26%) Scala
4 22 (28.95%) SQL
5 16 (21.05%) C#
6 14 (18.42%) Python
7 12 (15.79%) Perl
8 10 (13.16%) C
9 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
10 4 (5.26%) AWK
11 2 (2.63%) Ruby
12 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.32%) Haskell
12 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.32%) R
12 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.63%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (21.05%) HDFS
2 11 (14.47%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (10.53%) Apache Flume
3 8 (10.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.32%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 16 (21.05%) Oozie
2 8 (10.53%) Ambari
2 8 (10.53%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (5.26%) Puppet
4 3 (3.95%) Ansible
4 3 (3.95%) Control-M
4 3 (3.95%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.63%) OpenView
5 2 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.32%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.32%) Kibana
6 1 (1.32%) logstash
6 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (35.53%) Oracle
2 11 (14.47%) Cisco
3 9 (11.84%) Teradata
4 8 (10.53%) Cloudera
4 8 (10.53%) Hortonworks
5 6 (7.89%) TIBCO
6 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.95%) Bloomberg
7 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.95%) Reuters
7 3 (3.95%) Splunk
8 2 (2.63%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.63%) BEA
8 2 (2.63%) BMC
8 2 (2.63%) F5
8 2 (2.63%) NetApp
8 2 (2.63%) Opsware
8 2 (2.63%) Qualys
8 2 (2.63%) Symantec
8 2 (2.63%) VMware