Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 761 724 785
Rank change year-on-year -37 +61 -17
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 81 82 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.089% 0.097% 0.086%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 56 74
England median daily rate £613 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.52% -4.17% -
10th Percentile £563 £430 £450
90th Percentile £738 £713 £663
UK median daily rate £613 £575 £600
% change year-on-year +6.52% -4.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 31,172 29,025 33,258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.06% 34.40% 33.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,541 18,939 22,112
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.28%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £669 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 973 1,008 1,097
England median hourly rate £23.50 £19.95 £20.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.81% -4.01% +14.25%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +13.51%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -66 73 £613 +6.52% 4
East Midlands +3 4 - -
Midlands -14 4 - -
North East - 4 - -
North of England - 4 - -
Grid Computing
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 46 (56.79%) Finance
1 46 (56.79%) Banking
2 40 (49.38%) C#
3 31 (38.27%) SQL
4 28 (34.57%) Risk Management
5 26 (32.10%) Multithreading
6 25 (30.86%) Front Office
6 25 (30.86%) Linux
7 24 (29.63%) Analytics
8 22 (27.16%) .NET
9 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
9 21 (25.93%) TDD
9 21 (25.93%) Investment Banking
10 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (22.22%) Java
12 17 (20.99%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (17.28%) Windows
13 14 (17.28%) WCF
13 14 (17.28%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (16.05%) Ansible
14 13 (16.05%) DevOps
14 13 (16.05%) Bash Shell
15 12 (14.81%) NoSQL
15 12 (14.81%) Apache Spark
15 12 (14.81%) Hadoop
15 12 (14.81%) Market Risk
15 12 (14.81%) Credit Risk
15 12 (14.81%) OO
15 12 (14.81%) Fixed Income
16 11 (13.58%) Degree

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%) Apache Spark
2 8 (9.88%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.41%) DataSynapse
4 5 (6.17%) nginx
5 4 (4.94%) Apache
6 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.28%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.17%) PaaS
4 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Office 365
5 1 (1.23%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) InfiniBand
2 5 (6.17%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.81%) Hadoop
2 12 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 10 (12.35%) Big Data
4 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (9.88%) HBase
6 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (6.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (6.17%) Apache Hive
7 5 (6.17%) Cloudera CDH
7 5 (6.17%) Impala
7 5 (6.17%) MongoDB
7 5 (6.17%) MySQL
8 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.47%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.41%) Subversion
3 3 (3.70%) Maven
3 3 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.47%) JConsole
4 2 (2.47%) JProfiler
4 2 (2.47%) VisualVM
5 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 46 (56.79%) Banking
1 46 (56.79%) Finance
2 25 (30.86%) Front Office
3 21 (25.93%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 59 (72.84%) Developer
2 36 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 12 (14.81%) .NET Developer
3 12 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 11 (13.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Senior Developer
5 10 (12.35%) SQL Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Front Office Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Grid Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Support
6 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Quantitative Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Big Data Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
9 4 (4.94%) C# WCF Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Data Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.16%) .NET
2 14 (17.28%) WCF
3 8 (9.88%) OpenMP
4 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
4 7 (8.64%) LINQ
4 7 (8.64%) Task Parallel Library
4 7 (8.64%) WF
5 5 (6.17%) Kafka
5 5 (6.17%) LDAP
5 5 (6.17%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (6.17%) Sensu
5 5 (6.17%) WPF
6 4 (4.94%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.47%) HTML
7 2 (2.47%) HTML5
7 2 (2.47%) Reactive Extensions
7 2 (2.47%) WebSockets
7 2 (2.47%) XML
8 1 (1.23%) COM
8 1 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Credit Risk
1 12 (14.81%) Fixed Income
1 12 (14.81%) Market Risk
2 10 (12.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.94%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.70%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (2.47%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (2.47%) Derivative
6 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.47%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.23%) CUDA
7 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.23%) Equities
7 1 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.86%) Linux
2 14 (17.28%) Windows
3 8 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (9.88%) SUSE
4 7 (8.64%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) Risk Management
2 26 (32.10%) Multithreading
3 24 (29.63%) Analytics
4 21 (25.93%) TDD
5 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (20.99%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (16.05%) DevOps
8 12 (14.81%) OO
9 10 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (12.35%) Risk Analysis
10 9 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (11.11%) Risk Analytics
11 8 (9.88%) Investment Management
12 7 (8.64%) Asynchronous Programming
12 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (8.64%) MVC
12 7 (8.64%) SOLID
12 7 (8.64%) Web Development
13 6 (7.41%) Low Latency
14 5 (6.17%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 40 (49.38%) C#
2 31 (38.27%) SQL
3 18 (22.22%) Java
4 13 (16.05%) Bash Shell
5 10 (12.35%) Python
5 10 (12.35%) Scala
6 9 (11.11%) Java 8
7 8 (9.88%) C++
8 6 (7.41%) Perl
9 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.47%) Clojure
12 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) Degree
2 9 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (6.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) EMIR
1 2 (2.47%) MiFID
2 1 (1.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) GPFS
2 5 (6.17%) HDFS
2 5 (6.17%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.23%) LXC
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) Ansible
2 5 (6.17%) Oozie
2 5 (6.17%) Salt
3 2 (2.47%) Control-M
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.23%) Puppet
4 1 (1.23%) SCCM
4 1 (1.23%) SCOM
4 1 (1.23%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 8 (9.88%) NetApp
3 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.41%) Tableau
5 5 (6.17%) Cloudera
5 5 (6.17%) SaltStack
6 4 (4.94%) Oracle
6 4 (4.94%) Sybase
7 2 (2.47%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.23%) IBM
8 1 (1.23%) SevOne
8 1 (1.23%) Splunk
8 1 (1.23%) VMware