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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grid Computing
Rank 556 562 490
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -72
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 40 33 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.062% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.20% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 56
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£600 £600 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £410 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £695 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £300 £388
% change year-on-year
+20.41% -22.58%
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
16812 16661 15515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.53% 31.47% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10365 10360 9121
Average daily rate £413 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 667 657 668
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 29 May 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 12 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 29 May 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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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 -14 40 £600 - 9
London +9 37 £600 - 7
City of London +6 7 £600 -7.69% 2
East Midlands - 2 £347 -
Nottingham - 2 £347 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £347 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £375 -
Aldershot - 1 £375 -
Hayes - 1 £425 -
South East - 1 £375 -
Docklands, London - 1 £613 -

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 36 (50.70%) C++
2 35 (49.30%) SQL
3 34 (47.89%) Java
4 29 (40.85%) Multithreading
5 25 (35.21%) Oracle
5 25 (35.21%) C#
6 23 (32.39%) Finance
6 23 (32.39%) Linux
7 20 (28.17%) Front Office
8 16 (22.54%) Banking
9 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (19.72%) Derivative
10 14 (19.72%) Fixed Income
11 13 (18.31%) UNIX
11 13 (18.31%) Python
12 12 (16.90%) XML
12 12 (16.90%) .NET
12 12 (16.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (14.08%) OO
13 10 (14.08%) Credit Risk
14 9 (12.68%) STL
15 8 (11.27%) Sybase
15 8 (11.27%) SOA
15 8 (11.27%) Risk Analysis
15 8 (11.27%) Computer Science
15 8 (11.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 8 (11.27%) NoSQL
15 8 (11.27%) Analytics
16 7 (9.86%) Functional Programming
16 7 (9.86%) Market Risk

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (7.04%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.23%) JBoss
2 3 (4.23%) Apache
2 3 (4.23%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.82%) iPlanet
3 2 (2.82%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Office
2 3 (4.23%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) SAN
1 2 (2.82%) LDAP
1 2 (2.82%) WAN
1 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.82%) DNS
1 2 (2.82%) Firewall
1 2 (2.82%) VLAN
1 2 (2.82%) iSCSI
1 2 (2.82%) NAS
1 2 (2.82%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.04%) Hadoop
3 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.63%) Big Data
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.82%) OLAP
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.41%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.41%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Subversion
2 3 (4.23%) XMLSpy
3 2 (2.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.41%) Maven
4 1 (1.41%) JUnit
General
1 23 (32.39%) Finance
2 20 (28.17%) Front Office
3 16 (22.54%) Banking
4 4 (5.63%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.63%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Games
6 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (76.06%) Developer
2 24 (33.80%) C++ Developer
3 19 (26.76%) Java Developer
4 10 (14.08%) C++/Java Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Python Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Quantitative Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Architect
6 7 (9.86%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Technical Architect
7 6 (8.45%) Senior C++ Developer
8 5 (7.04%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.63%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (4.23%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Analyst
10 3 (4.23%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (2.82%) Data Architect
11 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse Architect
11 2 (2.82%) UNIX Engineer
12 1 (1.41%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.90%) XML
1 12 (16.90%) .NET
2 9 (12.68%) STL
3 8 (11.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (8.45%) Web Services
5 4 (5.63%) Spring
5 4 (5.63%) Twisted
5 4 (5.63%) WCF
5 4 (5.63%) WPF
5 4 (5.63%) MDX
6 3 (4.23%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (4.23%) J2EE
6 3 (4.23%) XSD
6 3 (4.23%) XSLT
6 3 (4.23%) XML Schema
7 2 (2.82%) Java RMI
7 2 (2.82%) JDBC
7 2 (2.82%) SOAP
7 2 (2.82%) XML-RPC
7 2 (2.82%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Derivative
1 14 (19.72%) Fixed Income
2 12 (16.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (14.08%) Credit Risk
4 8 (11.27%) Computer Science
5 7 (9.86%) Market Risk
6 6 (8.45%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 4 (5.63%) Mathematics
8 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (4.23%) W3C
9 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
9 2 (2.82%) Clustering
9 2 (2.82%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (2.82%) Physics
9 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.41%) Equity Risk
10 1 (1.41%) Exotic Derivative
10 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.39%) Linux
2 13 (18.31%) UNIX
3 6 (8.45%) Windows
4 2 (2.82%) AIX
4 2 (2.82%) HPUX
4 2 (2.82%) Solaris
4 2 (2.82%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) Multithreading
2 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.08%) OO
4 8 (11.27%) SOA
4 8 (11.27%) Risk Analysis
4 8 (11.27%) Analytics
5 7 (9.86%) Functional Programming
5 7 (9.86%) UML
6 6 (8.45%) Risk Management
6 6 (8.45%) Use Case
6 6 (8.45%) SDLC
7 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.04%) Software Architecture
8 4 (5.63%) ETL
8 4 (5.63%) TDD
8 4 (5.63%) Monte Carlo Method
8 4 (5.63%) Waterfall
8 4 (5.63%) Low Latency
9 3 (4.23%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (4.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.70%) C++
2 35 (49.30%) SQL
3 34 (47.89%) Java
4 25 (35.21%) C#
5 13 (18.31%) Python
6 7 (9.86%) Perl
7 5 (7.04%) Scala
8 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.63%) Korn
9 2 (2.82%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.82%) C-shell
9 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Samba
1 2 (2.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (2.82%) Platform Symphony
1 2 (2.82%) KVM
2 1 (1.41%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Control-M
2 2 (2.82%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Oracle
2 8 (11.27%) Sybase
3 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.45%) GigaSpaces
5 4 (5.63%) Business Objects
5 4 (5.63%) DataSynapse
6 2 (2.82%) Veritas
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco
6 2 (2.82%) Sun
6 2 (2.82%) HP
6 2 (2.82%) Cognos
6 2 (2.82%) VMware
6 2 (2.82%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.82%) Opsware
6 2 (2.82%) F5
6 2 (2.82%) PlateSpin
7 1 (1.41%) Solace
7 1 (1.41%) Tableau
7 1 (1.41%) Informatica
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