Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 784 758 787
Rank change year-on-year -26 +29 -42
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 77 94 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.081% 0.100% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 80 50
England median daily rate £688 £624 £594
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.22% +5.05% -1.04%
10th Percentile £525 £450 £363
90th Percentile £750 £713 £725
UK median daily rate £688 £623 £594
% change year-on-year +10.44% +4.84% -1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
England median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £29.00 -

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 31,862 31,943 31,878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.37% 33.87% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,276 21,427 20,907
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £285 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 948 906 1,129
England median hourly rate £20.12 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.87% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.89 £47.83 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.24 £20.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.53% +2.75% +5.10%

Grid Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 9 December 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 9 December 2018. 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 -2 75 £688 +10.00% 4
Midlands -9 1 - -
West Midlands -20 1 - -
South West -33 1 - -
Grid Computing
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 38 (49.35%) C#
2 29 (37.66%) Front Office
3 28 (36.36%) Banking
4 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (31.17%) Multithreading
6 23 (29.87%) Java
7 21 (27.27%) Finance
7 21 (27.27%) .NET
8 20 (25.97%) Investment Banking
9 19 (24.68%) Java 8
10 18 (23.38%) TDD
10 18 (23.38%) Risk Management
11 16 (20.78%) SQL
12 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
12 15 (19.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (18.18%) Python
13 14 (18.18%) Scala
14 12 (15.58%) Analytics
15 11 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
15 11 (14.29%) Market Risk
16 10 (12.99%) Apache Spark
16 10 (12.99%) Low Latency
17 9 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
17 9 (11.69%) NoSQL
17 9 (11.69%) WCF
18 8 (10.39%) Credit Risk
18 8 (10.39%) Electronic Trading
18 8 (10.39%) Integration Testing
18 8 (10.39%) Linux

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 10 (12.99%) Apache Spark
2 7 (9.09%) Apache
3 6 (7.79%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.19%) DataSynapse
5 2 (2.60%) Confluence
5 2 (2.60%) Jetty
5 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.19%) AWS Fargate
3 4 (5.19%) IBM Cloud
3 4 (5.19%) SoftLayer
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.30%) GitHub
5 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) HTTP
1 1 (1.30%) SAN
1 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.79%) Big Data
3 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.49%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.30%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) GitLab
1 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.90%) JIRA
3 2 (2.60%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.60%) FishEye
3 2 (2.60%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.30%) JUnit
4 1 (1.30%) Maven
General
1 29 (37.66%) Front Office
2 28 (36.36%) Banking
3 21 (27.27%) Finance
4 20 (25.97%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 59 (76.62%) Developer
2 28 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 22 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 13 (16.88%) Senior Developer
5 11 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 10 (12.99%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Consultant
7 8 (10.39%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Python Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
9 6 (7.79%) Front Office Developer
9 6 (7.79%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (6.49%) SQL Developer
11 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (5.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (5.19%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (5.19%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (5.19%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 4 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.27%) .NET
2 9 (11.69%) WCF
3 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 7 (9.09%) Web Services
3 7 (9.09%) WPF
4 6 (7.79%) Kafka
5 5 (6.49%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.49%) Middleware
5 5 (6.49%) React
6 4 (5.19%) .NET Core
6 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET Core
6 4 (5.19%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (5.19%) HTML
6 4 (5.19%) HTML5
6 4 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (5.19%) Reactive Extensions
6 4 (5.19%) Spring
6 4 (5.19%) Swagger
6 4 (5.19%) XML
7 3 (3.90%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (14.29%) Market Risk
3 8 (10.39%) Credit Risk
4 6 (7.79%) Fixed Income
5 5 (6.49%) Derivative
5 5 (6.49%) Public Cloud
6 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.90%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.30%) User Experience
9 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Linux
2 6 (7.79%) Unix
3 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.90%) Windows
5 1 (1.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.17%) Multithreading
3 18 (23.38%) Risk Management
3 18 (23.38%) TDD
4 12 (15.58%) Analytics
5 11 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (12.99%) Low Latency
7 8 (10.39%) BDD
7 8 (10.39%) Deployment Automation
7 8 (10.39%) Electronic Trading
7 8 (10.39%) Integration Testing
7 8 (10.39%) Issue Tracking
8 7 (9.09%) Memory Management
9 6 (7.79%) Concurrent Programming
9 6 (7.79%) High Availability
9 6 (7.79%) SOLID
10 5 (6.49%) DevOps
10 5 (6.49%) Greeks
10 5 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (6.49%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 38 (49.35%) C#
2 23 (29.87%) Java
3 19 (24.68%) Java 8
4 16 (20.78%) SQL
5 14 (18.18%) Python
5 14 (18.18%) Scala
6 5 (6.49%) Haskell
7 3 (3.90%) Kotlin
7 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.60%) C++
8 2 (2.60%) Perl
9 1 (1.30%) AWK
9 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.30%) R
9 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) EMIR
1 4 (5.19%) MiFID
2 1 (1.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Docker
2 4 (5.19%) Platform Symphony
3 3 (3.90%) GPFS
3 3 (3.90%) LXC
4 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Kubernetes
1 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.19%) Puppet
1 4 (5.19%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.30%) Ansible
2 1 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.30%) Control-M
2 1 (1.30%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) SCOM
2 1 (1.30%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) Tableau
2 5 (6.49%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.19%) IBM
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) SevOne
3 4 (5.19%) Splunk
4 3 (3.90%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle
5 2 (2.60%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.60%) Reuters
6 1 (1.30%) Murex
6 1 (1.30%) NetApp
6 1 (1.30%) Sun
6 1 (1.30%) Sybase
6 1 (1.30%) VMware