Period
to 13 June 2021

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 6 months to 13 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
UK > England
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 579 581 782
Rank change year-on-year +2 +201 -4
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 54 11 37
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.028% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.096% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 7 36
10th Percentile £560 £620 £523
25th Percentile £618 £675 £575
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £675 £725 £638
Median % change year-on-year -6.90% +13.73% +4.08%
75th Percentile £738 £743 £725
90th Percentile £800 £753 £775
UK median daily rate £675 £700 £638
% change year-on-year -3.57% +9.80% +4.08%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14,544 11,481 23,941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.86% 29.56% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,740 7,654 15,891
10th Percentile £297 £263 £300
25th Percentile £400 £380 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £495 £478
Median % change year-on-year +1.01% +3.56% +0.63%
75th Percentile £619 £600 £588
90th Percentile £713 £713 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 449 784
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.61 £11.85
25th Percentile £16.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.19 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +7.81% +13.12% -13.68%
75th Percentile £47.63 £46.00 £44.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.21% +23.50% -11.11%

Grid Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Grid Computing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Grid Computing in England

Grid Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Grid Computing in England.

Daily rate trend for Grid Computing in England

Grid Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Grid Computing in England over the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Grid Computing in England

Grid Computing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Grid Computing in England.

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 6 months to 13 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -28 45 £713 -1.72% 2
North of England - 9 £635 -
North West - 8 £635 -
Yorkshire - 1 £270 -
Grid Computing
UK

For the 6 months to 13 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 England region with a requirement for Grid Computing.

1 37 (68.52%) Finance
2 32 (59.26%) Apache Spark
3 31 (57.41%) Banking
4 29 (53.70%) Java
4 29 (53.70%) Linux
5 27 (50.00%) Investment Banking
6 26 (48.15%) Kubernetes
6 26 (48.15%) Market Risk
7 23 (42.59%) Python
8 20 (37.04%) Big Data
9 19 (35.19%) Kafka
9 19 (35.19%) Front Office
10 17 (31.48%) Spring
10 17 (31.48%) Social Skills
11 15 (27.78%) Apache
11 15 (27.78%) C#
11 15 (27.78%) Unit Testing
12 14 (25.93%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (25.93%) RESTful
12 14 (25.93%) Couchbase
12 14 (25.93%) MongoDB
12 14 (25.93%) NoSQL
12 14 (25.93%) MapReduce
12 14 (25.93%) API Design
12 14 (25.93%) Web Services
12 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
12 14 (25.93%) HTTP
12 14 (25.93%) Flink
12 14 (25.93%) Samza
13 13 (24.07%) SQL

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 32 (59.26%) Apache Spark
2 15 (27.78%) Apache
3 9 (16.67%) GemFire
4 6 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.85%) DataSynapse
5 1 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.93%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (11.11%) GCP
3 2 (3.70%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.04%) Big Data
2 14 (25.93%) Couchbase
2 14 (25.93%) Flink
2 14 (25.93%) MongoDB
2 14 (25.93%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) Semantic Layer
4 1 (1.85%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Hudson
1 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.26%) Maven
General
1 37 (68.52%) Finance
2 31 (57.41%) Banking
3 27 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 19 (35.19%) Front Office
5 17 (31.48%) Social Skills
6 9 (16.67%) Financial Institution
7 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.70%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (3.70%) Marketing
8 2 (3.70%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (3.70%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (3.70%) Retail
9 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (85.19%) Developer
2 27 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 17 (31.48%) Senior Developer
4 16 (29.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (18.52%) Market Risk Developer
5 10 (18.52%) Market Risk Java Developer
5 10 (18.52%) Senior Market Risk Java Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Front Office Developer
7 7 (12.96%) Scala Developer
8 6 (11.11%) C++ Developer
8 6 (11.11%) C++ Pricing Developer
8 6 (11.11%) Front Office C++ Developer
8 6 (11.11%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
8 6 (11.11%) Lead Developer
8 6 (11.11%) Pricing Developer
9 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
10 4 (7.41%) Python Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Analyst
11 2 (3.70%) Big Data Engineer
11 2 (3.70%) Scala Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) Kafka
2 17 (31.48%) Spring
3 14 (25.93%) RESTful
3 14 (25.93%) Samza
3 14 (25.93%) Web Services
4 9 (16.67%) .NET
5 5 (9.26%) Spring Boot
6 3 (5.56%) Akka
7 2 (3.70%) Caffe
7 2 (3.70%) MXNet
7 2 (3.70%) scikit-learn
7 2 (3.70%) TensorFlow
8 1 (1.85%) Sass
8 1 (1.85%) WCF
8 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (48.15%) Market Risk
2 9 (16.67%) Hedge funds
3 8 (14.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (12.96%) Credit Risk
5 4 (7.41%) Credit Derivative
6 3 (5.56%) Derivative
7 1 (1.85%) Equities
7 1 (1.85%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (53.70%) Linux
2 11 (20.37%) Windows
3 6 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Unit Testing
2 14 (25.93%) API Design
2 14 (25.93%) MapReduce
3 10 (18.52%) Analytics
3 10 (18.52%) PnL Attribution
3 10 (18.52%) Refactoring
3 10 (18.52%) Risk Management
3 10 (18.52%) Stress Testing
3 10 (18.52%) Test Automation
4 9 (16.67%) Greeks
4 9 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 9 (16.67%) Numerical Analysis
4 9 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 9 (16.67%) TDD
5 8 (14.81%) Low Latency
6 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 6 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) Java
2 23 (42.59%) Python
3 15 (27.78%) C#
4 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 13 (24.07%) Groovy
5 13 (24.07%) SQL
6 11 (20.37%) C++
7 9 (16.67%) Java 8
7 9 (16.67%) Scala
7 9 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Accessibility
1 1 (1.85%) IFRS
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) Docker
2 2 (3.70%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 26 (48.15%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.85%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) Sybase
3 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow