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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 137 186
Rank change year-on-year -22 +49  
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 3 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.098% 0.51% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 1.41% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 5
Median daily rate £750 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £330
% change year-on-year - +36.36%  
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 1120 1208 1884
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.58% 36.02% 36.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 961 1436
Median daily rate £525 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £319 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 36
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.79 £12.00 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £35.60 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

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 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 28 March 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 10 (76.92%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 5 (38.46%) Change Management
5 5 (38.46%) N-Tier
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) Spring
5 5 (38.46%) Credit Risk
5 5 (38.46%) DevOps
6 4 (30.77%) Subversion
6 4 (30.77%) Derivative
6 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 4 (30.77%) Front Office
7 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 3 (23.08%) Fixed Income
7 3 (23.08%) Financial Institution
7 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Unix
7 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
7 3 (23.08%) IntelliJ
7 3 (23.08%) ClearCase
7 3 (23.08%) Middleware
7 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) JUnit
7 3 (23.08%) NUnit
7 3 (23.08%) Banking

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 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (7.69%) DataSynapse
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Subversion
2 3 (23.08%) ClearCase
2 3 (23.08%) CruiseControl
2 3 (23.08%) EasyMock
2 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
2 3 (23.08%) IntelliJ
2 3 (23.08%) JUnit
2 3 (23.08%) Mockito
2 3 (23.08%) NUnit
2 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Front Office
3 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Credit Risk Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Credit Risk Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Java Scala Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Scala Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Credit Risk Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C++ Mathematical Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C++ Pricing Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Core Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Grid Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Mathematical Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Spring
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) Middleware
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Avro
3 2 (15.38%) JSON
3 2 (15.38%) Kafka
3 2 (15.38%) Node.js
3 2 (15.38%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Credit Risk
1 5 (38.46%) N-Tier
2 4 (30.77%) Derivative
3 3 (23.08%) Fixed Income
4 2 (15.38%) Public Cloud
5 1 (7.69%) CUDA
5 1 (7.69%) Market Risk
5 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) BDD
3 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
3 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.69%) Monte Carlo Method
5 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Scala
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CFA
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
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