The first 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Wales region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grid Computing
Rank 65 42 51
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +9
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.13% 0.23% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 1.15% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-38.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
119 87 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.06% 20.09% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 44 55
Average daily rate £353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £412 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.25 £17.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.43% -19.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
Grid Computing
UK

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 23 April 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