Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 793 720 831
Rank change year-on-year -73 +111 -91
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 74 113 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.079% 0.13% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.36% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 87 40
England median daily rate £619 £620 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.20% +12.73% -8.33%
10th Percentile £525 £448 £462
90th Percentile £741 £714 £650
UK median daily rate £613 £620 £550
% change year-on-year -1.21% +12.73% -8.33%
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 32,432 30,995 33,868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.47% 34.41% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,395 20,405 22,375
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £283 £270 £256
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 981 955 1,121
England median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.80% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £46.88
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.23 £20.83
% change year-on-year +1.30% +1.90% +12.59%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -62 72 £619 -0.20% 2
Midlands -7 1 - - 1
South West -15 1 - -
West Midlands -19 1 - - 1
Grid Computing
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 44 (59.46%) C#
2 37 (50.00%) Banking
3 35 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (43.24%) Front Office
5 27 (36.49%) Investment Banking
6 26 (35.14%) Finance
7 24 (32.43%) Risk Management
7 24 (32.43%) SQL
7 24 (32.43%) TDD
8 22 (29.73%) .NET
8 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
9 20 (27.03%) Multithreading
10 17 (22.97%) Analytics
11 15 (20.27%) WCF
11 15 (20.27%) Market Risk
12 14 (18.92%) Java
13 13 (17.57%) Python
14 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET
14 12 (16.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (16.22%) NoSQL
15 11 (14.86%) Cloud Computing
15 11 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
16 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (13.51%) Apache Spark
16 10 (13.51%) Java 8
17 9 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
17 9 (12.16%) Risk Analytics
17 9 (12.16%) Scala
17 9 (12.16%) BDD
18 8 (10.81%) MVC

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 (13.51%) Apache Spark
2 7 (9.46%) Apache
3 4 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.70%) Confluence
4 2 (2.70%) DataSynapse
4 2 (2.70%) Jetty
4 2 (2.70%) nginx
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (14.86%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.41%) AWS Fargate
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (2.70%) PaaS
3 2 (2.70%) SoftLayer
4 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.22%) NoSQL
3 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (9.46%) Hadoop
6 6 (8.11%) Big Data
7 4 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.70%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.70%) Cloudera CDH
9 2 (2.70%) HBase
9 2 (2.70%) Impala
9 2 (2.70%) MySQL
10 1 (1.35%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.41%) GitLab
3 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.05%) JIRA
4 2 (2.70%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.70%) FishEye
4 2 (2.70%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (1.35%) JUnit
5 1 (1.35%) Maven
General
1 37 (50.00%) Banking
2 32 (43.24%) Front Office
3 27 (36.49%) Investment Banking
4 26 (35.14%) Finance
5 2 (2.70%) Games
6 1 (1.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 58 (78.38%) Developer
2 35 (47.30%) C# Developer
3 16 (21.62%) .NET Developer
4 15 (20.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (14.86%) Java Developer
5 11 (14.86%) Senior Developer
6 10 (13.51%) SQL Developer
7 9 (12.16%) Front Office Developer
7 9 (12.16%) Python Developer
8 6 (8.11%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
8 6 (8.11%) Consultant
8 6 (8.11%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Risk Consultant
10 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.41%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.73%) .NET
2 15 (20.27%) WCF
3 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET
4 8 (10.81%) Kafka
5 7 (9.46%) Web Services
5 7 (9.46%) WF
5 7 (9.46%) WPF
6 5 (6.76%) Middleware
7 4 (5.41%) .NET Core
7 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Core
7 4 (5.41%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (5.41%) HTML
7 4 (5.41%) HTML5
7 4 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (5.41%) Reactive Extensions
7 4 (5.41%) Swagger
7 4 (5.41%) XML
8 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.05%) React
8 3 (4.05%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Market Risk
2 12 (16.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (10.81%) Credit Risk
3 8 (10.81%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.05%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.05%) Derivative
4 3 (4.05%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.70%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.70%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Linux
2 6 (8.11%) Windows
3 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.41%) Unix
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.43%) Risk Management
2 24 (32.43%) TDD
3 20 (27.03%) Multithreading
4 17 (22.97%) Analytics
5 9 (12.16%) BDD
5 9 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (12.16%) Risk Analytics
6 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (10.81%) MVC
6 8 (10.81%) Web Development
7 7 (9.46%) DevOps
7 7 (9.46%) SOLID
8 6 (8.11%) Change Control
8 6 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.11%) High Availability
8 6 (8.11%) Low Latency
8 6 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.76%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (59.46%) C#
2 24 (32.43%) SQL
3 14 (18.92%) Java
4 13 (17.57%) Python
5 10 (13.51%) Java 8
6 9 (12.16%) Scala
7 3 (4.05%) C++
8 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.70%) Haskell
8 2 (2.70%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.35%) AWK
9 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.35%) Perl
9 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.70%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) EMIR
1 4 (5.41%) MiFID
2 1 (1.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Docker
1 5 (6.76%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (2.70%) GPFS
2 2 (2.70%) HDFS
2 2 (2.70%) LXC
3 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.05%) Ansible
2 3 (4.05%) Control-M
3 2 (2.70%) Oozie
3 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.70%) Puppet
3 2 (2.70%) Salt
3 2 (2.70%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.35%) SCCM
4 1 (1.35%) SCOM
4 1 (1.35%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.11%) Tableau
3 3 (4.05%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.70%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.70%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.70%) IBM
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle
4 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.70%) Reuters
4 2 (2.70%) SaltStack
4 2 (2.70%) SevOne
4 2 (2.70%) Splunk
5 1 (1.35%) Murex
5 1 (1.35%) Sybase
5 1 (1.35%) VMware