The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Grid Computing in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grid Computing over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grid Computing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
164 124 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.23% 21.45% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 68 71
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 9
Average hourly rate £19.90 £14.75 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.91% -73.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.57 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.80 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Grid Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Grid Computing across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Grid Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Grid Computing
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Grid Computing
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Grid Computing
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared