Period
to 16 June 2021

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 16 June 2021 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
16 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 144 140 233
Rank change year-on-year -4 +93 +5
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 11 1 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.035% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.11% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 2
10th Percentile £605 " £435
25th Percentile £663 " £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £700 - £500
75th Percentile £738 " £550
90th Percentile " " £565
Central London median daily rate £700 - £500

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 1,140 892 2,021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.27% 31.34% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 635 1,485
10th Percentile £363 £304 £350
25th Percentile £463 £413 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +11.90% - -
75th Percentile £679 £625 £625
90th Percentile £738 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £514 £525
% change year-on-year +11.92% -2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 38
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £11.94 £15.00 £12.95
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.81 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year -6.74% +35.73% -8.14%
75th Percentile £37.25 £39.25 £37.50
90th Percentile £42.40 £52.48 £45.41
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £27.18 £19.75
% change year-on-year -26.40% +37.59% -7.06%

Grid Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Grid Computing as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Grid Computing in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Grid Computing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Grid Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Grid Computing.

1 10 (90.91%) Banking
2 9 (81.82%) Investment Banking
3 8 (72.73%) Front Office
4 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
4 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 7 (63.64%) Java
4 7 (63.64%) Spring
4 7 (63.64%) Low Latency
4 7 (63.64%) Kubernetes
5 6 (54.55%) Credit Risk
5 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 6 (54.55%) TDD
6 5 (45.45%) Unix
6 5 (45.45%) Market Risk
6 5 (45.45%) Maven
6 5 (45.45%) Visualisation
6 5 (45.45%) Spring Boot
6 5 (45.45%) Data Analysis
6 5 (45.45%) Docker
7 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
7 3 (27.27%) Social Skills
7 3 (27.27%) Kafka
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (27.27%) C#
8 2 (18.18%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (18.18%) Python
8 2 (18.18%) HTTP
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 2 (18.18%) Web Services
8 2 (18.18%) JavaScript

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 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
1 2 (18.18%) Couchbase
1 2 (18.18%) Flink
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Maven
General
1 10 (90.91%) Banking
2 9 (81.82%) Investment Banking
3 8 (72.73%) Front Office
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Social Skills
6 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Scala Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Spring
2 5 (45.45%) Spring Boot
3 3 (27.27%) Kafka
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
4 2 (18.18%) Samza
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) Akka
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Credit Risk
2 5 (45.45%) Market Risk
3 2 (18.18%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (9.09%) Equities
4 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
4 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Low Latency
1 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Data Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) Visualisation
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) API Design
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) MapReduce
5 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
6 1 (9.09%) E-business
6 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Microservices
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Groovy
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Kubernetes