Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Grid Computing in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Grid Computing over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Grid Computing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 227 229
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 +57
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 14 14 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.21% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.51% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 34
City of London median daily rate £624 £575 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.48% -11.54% +13.04%
10th Percentile £508 £357 £575
90th Percentile £638 £725 £675
Central London median daily rate £624 £575 £650
% change year-on-year +8.48% -11.54% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Grid Computing is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3100 2736 3571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.42% 40.85% 39.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2410 2129 2836
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £275
90th Percentile £725 £675 £664
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 55
City of London median hourly rate £22.75 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.74% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.16 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £33.81 £55.00 £42.15
Central London median hourly rate £21.71 £18.45 £20.00
% change year-on-year +17.66% -7.75% +14.29%

Grid Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Grid Computing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Grid Computing in the City of London

Grid Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Grid Computing in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Grid Computing in the City of London

Grid Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Grid Computing in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Grid Computing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Grid Computing.

1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 11 (78.57%) Java
3 10 (71.43%) Front Office
4 9 (64.29%) Banking
5 7 (50.00%) SQL
5 7 (50.00%) Credit Risk
5 7 (50.00%) Integration Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (50.00%) Scala
5 7 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
6 6 (42.86%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) Unix
8 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) Change Management
8 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
8 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
8 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (21.43%) Spring
8 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
8 3 (21.43%) HBase
9 2 (14.29%) Analytics
9 2 (14.29%) SDLC
9 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
9 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 2 (14.29%) NUnit
9 2 (14.29%) Splunk
9 2 (14.29%) BDD
9 2 (14.29%) MongoDB

Grid Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
1 3 (21.43%) HBase
1 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) ClearCase
2 2 (14.29%) CruiseControl
2 2 (14.29%) NUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 10 (71.43%) Front Office
3 9 (64.29%) Banking
4 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Senior Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Front Office Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Scala Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Scala Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Systems Developer
4 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Credit Risk Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Spring
2 2 (14.29%) JMX
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (7.14%) Derivative
4 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
4 1 (7.14%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 7 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) BDD
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Code Coverage
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) Scala
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Clojure
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Splunk