The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Grid Computing in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 553 564 584
Rank change year-on-year +11 +20  
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 30 50 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.072% 0.10% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.32% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 43 16
Median daily rate £550 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £488 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £671 £675 £663
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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13328 15457 15068
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.04% 31.29% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8650 10223 9197
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 498 525 636
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.35 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.30
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Grid Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Grid Computing in England

Grid Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Grid Computing in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Grid Computing in England

Grid Computing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Grid Computing in England

Grid Computing
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grid Computing within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 30 £550 -8.33% 3
Grid Computing
UK

Grid Computing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

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 England region with a requirement for Grid Computing.

1 46 (56.79%) Java
2 37 (45.68%) Finance
3 33 (40.74%) Banking
4 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (32.10%) Scala
5 25 (30.86%) Derivative
6 24 (29.63%) Risk Management
7 21 (25.93%) Unix
7 21 (25.93%) Big Data
8 20 (24.69%) C#
8 20 (24.69%) Oracle
8 20 (24.69%) Front Office
9 19 (23.46%) Scrum
9 19 (23.46%) Linux
9 19 (23.46%) DevOps
10 18 (22.22%) C++
11 17 (20.99%) SQL
12 16 (19.75%) Python
12 16 (19.75%) Windows
12 16 (19.75%) Fixed Income
13 14 (17.28%) Degree
13 14 (17.28%) Credit Risk
14 13 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (16.05%) Investment Banking
14 13 (16.05%) Hadoop
14 13 (16.05%) Visualisation
14 13 (16.05%) Multithreading
14 13 (16.05%) Web Services
14 13 (16.05%) Analytics
14 13 (16.05%) SDLC

Grid Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 12 (14.81%) DataSynapse
2 11 (13.58%) Apache Spark
3 9 (11.11%) Apache Solr
4 5 (6.17%) Apache
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (4.94%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.70%) Apache Pig
7 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.47%) iPlanet
7 2 (2.47%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.47%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.23%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (1.23%) SAS
8 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.94%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.23%) IaaS
4 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) HTTP
2 3 (3.70%) Anycast
2 3 (3.70%) DHCP
2 3 (3.70%) DNS
2 3 (3.70%) DSL
3 2 (2.47%) BIG-IP
3 2 (2.47%) Firewall
3 2 (2.47%) FTP
3 2 (2.47%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.47%) LAN
3 2 (2.47%) LDAP
3 2 (2.47%) NAS
3 2 (2.47%) SAN
3 2 (2.47%) SSH
3 2 (2.47%) WAN
4 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.23%) Internet
4 1 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.93%) Big Data
2 13 (16.05%) Hadoop
3 12 (14.81%) HBase
3 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
4 11 (13.58%) Apache Hive
5 8 (9.88%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (9.88%) Impala
5 8 (9.88%) QlikView
6 6 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.94%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.70%) DB2
8 3 (3.70%) MySQL
8 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.47%) Mahout
9 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.47%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Subversion
2 6 (7.41%) ClearCase
2 6 (7.41%) CruiseControl
2 6 (7.41%) NUnit
2 6 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.17%) IntelliJ
3 5 (6.17%) JIRA
3 5 (6.17%) JUnit
4 4 (4.94%) EasyMock
4 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.94%) Mockito
5 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.23%) Gradle
5 1 (1.23%) JConsole
5 1 (1.23%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.23%) RSpec
5 1 (1.23%) VisualVM
General
1 37 (45.68%) Finance
2 33 (40.74%) Banking
3 20 (24.69%) Front Office
4 13 (16.05%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.70%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.47%) Law
6 2 (2.47%) Marketing
7 1 (1.23%) Billing
7 1 (1.23%) Legal
7 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (75.31%) Developer
2 26 (32.10%) Java Developer
3 19 (23.46%) Scala Developer
4 9 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Credit Risk Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Credit Risk Java Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Hadoop Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Java Scala Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.64%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Consultant
6 7 (8.64%) Python Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (6.17%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Senior Credit Risk Java Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Architect
9 4 (4.94%) Front Office Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Grid Consultant
10 3 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.05%) Web Services
2 11 (13.58%) Apache Avro
3 9 (11.11%) .NET
3 9 (11.11%) Spring
4 8 (9.88%) Middleware
4 8 (9.88%) REST
4 8 (9.88%) XML
5 7 (8.64%) Kafka
6 5 (6.17%) HTML
7 4 (4.94%) HTML5
7 4 (4.94%) WCF
7 4 (4.94%) WF
8 3 (3.70%) Akka
8 3 (3.70%) JSON
8 3 (3.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (3.70%) Protocol Buffers
8 3 (3.70%) SOAP
9 2 (2.47%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.47%) CSS
9 2 (2.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.86%) Derivative
2 16 (19.75%) Fixed Income
3 14 (17.28%) Credit Risk
4 11 (13.58%) Computer Science
5 8 (9.88%) N-Tier
6 7 (8.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (8.64%) Market Risk
7 5 (6.17%) Data Structures
7 5 (6.17%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
8 4 (4.94%) Public Cloud
9 3 (3.70%) Algorithms
9 3 (3.70%) Clustering
9 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
9 3 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (2.47%) HP Storage
10 2 (2.47%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
11 1 (1.23%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.93%) Unix
2 19 (23.46%) Linux
3 16 (19.75%) Windows
4 2 (2.47%) AIX
4 2 (2.47%) Solaris
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) Android
5 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (29.63%) Risk Management
3 19 (23.46%) DevOps
3 19 (23.46%) Scrum
4 13 (16.05%) Analytics
4 13 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (16.05%) Multithreading
4 13 (16.05%) SDLC
4 13 (16.05%) Visualisation
5 11 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (11.11%) Project Management
7 8 (9.88%) API Design
7 8 (9.88%) Data Architecture
7 8 (9.88%) Data Visualisation
7 8 (9.88%) Stress Testing
7 8 (9.88%) TDD
8 7 (8.64%) Mathematics
8 7 (8.64%) OO
8 7 (8.64%) Planning and Forecasting
8 7 (8.64%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (56.79%) Java
2 26 (32.10%) Scala
3 20 (24.69%) C#
4 18 (22.22%) C++
5 17 (20.99%) SQL
6 16 (19.75%) Python
7 12 (14.81%) Perl
8 9 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.94%) AWK
9 4 (4.94%) C
10 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.23%) Haskell
10 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.23%) R
10 1 (1.23%) Ruby
10 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (12.35%) HDFS
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.47%) Platform Symphony
3 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) Oozie
2 3 (3.70%) Control-M
3 2 (2.47%) Ambari
3 2 (2.47%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (2.47%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.47%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (2.47%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.47%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.47%) OpenView
3 2 (2.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.23%) Ansible
4 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (24.69%) Oracle
2 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.88%) Cloudera
4 4 (4.94%) Cisco
5 3 (3.70%) Bloomberg
5 3 (3.70%) Infoblox
5 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.70%) Reuters
6 2 (2.47%) 3PAR
6 2 (2.47%) BEA
6 2 (2.47%) EMC
6 2 (2.47%) F5
6 2 (2.47%) HP
6 2 (2.47%) Murex
6 2 (2.47%) Opsware
6 2 (2.47%) Qualys
6 2 (2.47%) Sun
6 2 (2.47%) Symantec
6 2 (2.47%) Teradata
6 2 (2.47%) VMware
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