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 3 months to 24 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 163 199
Rank change year-on-year +8 +36  
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 11 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.34% 0.059% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 0.15% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 8
Median daily rate £569 £610 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.76% +1.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £610 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £610 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £500 £331
% change year-on-year -13.00% +50.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Grid Computing is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1375 1337 2191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 42.10% 39.52% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1039 1124 1747
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 37
Median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -23.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £65.00 £60.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Grid Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Grid Computing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Grid Computing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) Subversion
5 5 (35.71%) Credit Risk
5 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (35.71%) Spring
5 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
5 5 (35.71%) Front Office
5 5 (35.71%) DevOps
6 4 (28.57%) SDLC
6 4 (28.57%) CruiseControl
6 4 (28.57%) BDD
6 4 (28.57%) Change Management
6 4 (28.57%) Financial Institution
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) ClearCase
6 4 (28.57%) Apache
6 4 (28.57%) Python
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) NUnit
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) C++
7 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
7 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
8 2 (14.29%) Protocol Buffers

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 4 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 2 (14.29%) HBase
4 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Subversion
2 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (28.57%) ClearCase
3 4 (28.57%) CruiseControl
3 4 (28.57%) NUnit
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.14%) JConsole
5 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.14%) Maven
5 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 1 (7.14%) VisualVM
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Front Office
3 4 (28.57%) Financial Institution
4 2 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Games
5 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C++ Mathematical Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C++ Pricing Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C++ Quantitative Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Mathematical Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Quantitative Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Data Scientist
4 1 (7.14%) Grid Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Spring
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Avro
3 2 (14.29%) JSON
3 2 (14.29%) Kafka
3 2 (14.29%) Node.js
3 2 (14.29%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (7.14%) MLlib
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Credit Risk
1 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) CUDA
2 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Derivative
3 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.14%) Market Risk
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) DevOps
4 4 (28.57%) BDD
4 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
5 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 2 (14.29%) Monte Carlo Method
5 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Quantitative Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CFA
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) GridGain
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
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