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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grid Computing
Rank 577 515 449
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -66
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 22 55 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.34% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 49 77
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£600 £600 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £510 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £730 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £235 £375
% change year-on-year
+40.42% -37.33%
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
15988 16019 14133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.80% 30.86% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9780 9821 8497
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 635 727
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 27 March 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 21 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 27 March 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 -43 21 £600 - 10
London -32 17 £600 - 9
City of London +6 7 £600 -4.00% 5
South East -31 2 £313 +32.97% 1
Oxford - 2 £313 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £313 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Scotland - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Aldershot - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Hayes - - - -

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 48 (56.47%) C++
2 43 (50.59%) C#
3 39 (45.88%) Multithreading
4 34 (40.00%) Finance
5 33 (38.82%) SQL
6 31 (36.47%) Java
7 28 (32.94%) Banking
7 28 (32.94%) .NET
8 27 (31.76%) Linux
9 25 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (29.41%) Analytics
10 22 (25.88%) Front Office
11 16 (18.82%) Oracle
12 14 (16.47%) UNIX
12 14 (16.47%) Fixed Income
13 13 (15.29%) Windows
13 13 (15.29%) Python
13 13 (15.29%) Credit Risk
14 12 (14.12%) OO
14 12 (14.12%) Investment Banking
14 12 (14.12%) Degree
15 11 (12.94%) Derivative
15 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
15 11 (12.94%) Computer Science
15 11 (12.94%) Low Latency
16 10 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
16 10 (11.76%) Hadoop
16 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
16 10 (11.76%) TDD
17 9 (10.59%) XML

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (8.24%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.88%) Apache
3 4 (4.71%) MQSeries
4 3 (3.53%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.53%) JBoss
5 2 (2.35%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.35%) iPlanet
5 2 (2.35%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.18%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.18%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MS Project
2 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) LDAP
1 2 (2.35%) WAN
1 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.35%) DNS
1 2 (2.35%) SAN
1 2 (2.35%) Firewall
1 2 (2.35%) VLAN
1 2 (2.35%) iSCSI
1 2 (2.35%) NAS
1 2 (2.35%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 10 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 9 (10.59%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.71%) Big Data
6 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.35%) Subversion
2 2 (2.35%) JIRA
3 1 (1.18%) yacc
3 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.18%) ANTLR
3 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (40.00%) Finance
2 28 (32.94%) Banking
3 22 (25.88%) Front Office
4 12 (14.12%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.35%) Legal
5 2 (2.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (78.82%) Developer
2 29 (34.12%) C++ Developer
3 21 (24.71%) Java Developer
4 17 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 13 (15.29%) C++/Java Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Quantitative Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Technical Developer
8 5 (5.88%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Technical Leader
9 4 (4.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.53%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.53%) Architect
10 3 (3.53%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (2.35%) Python Developer
11 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.94%) .NET
2 9 (10.59%) XML
2 9 (10.59%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (10.59%) WCF
3 8 (9.41%) WPF
3 8 (9.41%) STL
4 7 (8.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (5.88%) WF
6 4 (4.71%) Web Services
6 4 (4.71%) Spring
7 3 (3.53%) J2EE
7 3 (3.53%) WinForms
8 2 (2.35%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (2.35%) RESTful
8 2 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.35%) AppFabric
8 2 (2.35%) REST
8 2 (2.35%) Kafka
8 2 (2.35%) JDBC
8 2 (2.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Fixed Income
2 13 (15.29%) Credit Risk
3 11 (12.94%) Computer Science
3 11 (12.94%) Derivative
4 8 (9.41%) Physics
4 8 (9.41%) Open Source
5 7 (8.24%) Market Risk
5 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (7.06%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 6 (7.06%) Mathematics
7 4 (4.71%) N-Tier
7 4 (4.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (4.71%) Chemistry
7 4 (4.71%) Biology
8 3 (3.53%) Client/Server
9 2 (2.35%) Clustering
10 1 (1.18%) Equities
10 1 (1.18%) Exotic Derivative
10 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.76%) Linux
2 14 (16.47%) UNIX
3 13 (15.29%) Windows
4 5 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.35%) SUSE
5 2 (2.35%) AIX
5 2 (2.35%) HPUX
5 2 (2.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.88%) Multithreading
2 25 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.41%) Analytics
3 12 (14.12%) OO
4 11 (12.94%) Low Latency
5 10 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (11.76%) TDD
6 9 (10.59%) Electronic Trading
7 8 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (9.41%) Risk Management
7 8 (9.41%) Functional Programming
8 7 (8.24%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (8.24%) Project Planning
9 6 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.06%) Monte Carlo Method
9 6 (7.06%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.06%) Risk Analytics
10 5 (5.88%) Scrum
10 5 (5.88%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.71%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (56.47%) C++
2 43 (50.59%) C#
3 33 (38.82%) SQL
4 31 (36.47%) Java
5 13 (15.29%) Python
6 9 (10.59%) Assembly Language
7 6 (7.06%) Perl
8 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.71%) Korn
8 4 (4.71%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.71%) Scala
9 2 (2.35%) C-shell
9 2 (2.35%) Groovy
9 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.18%) Haskell
10 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.18%) F#
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Samba
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (2.35%) Platform Symphony
1 2 (2.35%) KVM
1 2 (2.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) logstash
1 5 (5.88%) Kibana
2 3 (3.53%) Control-M
3 2 (2.35%) Ansible
3 2 (2.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Oracle
2 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.41%) Sybase
4 6 (7.06%) DataSynapse
5 4 (4.71%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.35%) VMware
6 2 (2.35%) Veritas
6 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.35%) PlateSpin
6 2 (2.35%) Opsware
6 2 (2.35%) F5
6 2 (2.35%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.35%) Cognos
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco
6 2 (2.35%) Sun
6 2 (2.35%) HP
7 1 (1.18%) Informatica
7 1 (1.18%) Tableau
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