Period
to 23 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 753 751 720
Rank change year-on-year -2 -31 +4
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 94 75 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.084% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.26% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 42 104
England median daily rate £625 £594 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% -
10th Percentile £538 £363 £446
90th Percentile £713 £725 £688
UK median daily rate £625 £594 £600
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 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 31,287 29,166 32,785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.58% 32.79% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,153 19,163 21,445
England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £628 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 910 1,045 1,235
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.60 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.75 £47.50 £48.54
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +17.86%

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 February 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 February 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 -22 82 £625 +2.04% 9
Midlands +5 4 - -
East Midlands +3 4 - -
South East -9 4 £660 +17.33% 2
North of England - 4 - -
North East - 4 - -
Grid Computing
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 45 (47.87%) C#
2 41 (43.62%) Finance
3 40 (42.55%) Banking
4 37 (39.36%) SQL
5 35 (37.23%) Front Office
6 30 (31.91%) Linux
7 29 (30.85%) OO
8 27 (28.72%) .NET
8 27 (28.72%) Risk Management
9 25 (26.60%) Java
10 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (23.40%) SQL Server
11 22 (23.40%) Multithreading
12 19 (20.21%) Analytics
12 19 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (20.21%) HTML
13 18 (19.15%) OOP
13 18 (19.15%) Windows
14 17 (18.09%) Algorithms
14 17 (18.09%) Front End Development
14 17 (18.09%) HTML5
15 16 (17.02%) Scala
15 16 (17.02%) Cloud Computing
16 14 (14.89%) TDD
16 14 (14.89%) Unix
16 14 (14.89%) PnL Attribution
17 13 (13.83%) Ansible
17 13 (13.83%) DevOps
17 13 (13.83%) Investment Banking
18 12 (12.77%) Fixed Income

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 (10.64%) DataSynapse
2 6 (6.38%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.32%) Apache
4 4 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.26%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.06%) Confluence
5 1 (1.06%) Drupal
5 1 (1.06%) IIS
5 1 (1.06%) nginx
5 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.02%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) InfiniBand
2 4 (4.26%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.64%) Hadoop
2 10 (10.64%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.45%) HBase
4 6 (6.38%) Big Data
5 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.19%) MySQL
7 2 (2.13%) Mahout
7 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.06%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.06%) Cloudera CDH
8 1 (1.06%) Impala
8 1 (1.06%) KDB
8 1 (1.06%) OLAP
8 1 (1.06%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.26%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.26%) git-flow
3 4 (4.26%) GitLab
3 4 (4.26%) Selenium
3 4 (4.26%) SonarQube
3 4 (4.26%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.19%) Maven
4 3 (3.19%) Subversion
4 3 (3.19%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.13%) JConsole
5 2 (2.13%) JIRA
5 2 (2.13%) JProfiler
5 2 (2.13%) VisualVM
6 1 (1.06%) Gradle
6 1 (1.06%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.06%) JUnit
General
1 41 (43.62%) Finance
2 40 (42.55%) Banking
3 35 (37.23%) Front Office
4 13 (13.83%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (71.28%) Developer
2 40 (42.55%) C# Developer
3 15 (15.96%) Java Developer
4 13 (13.83%) Agile C# Developer
4 13 (13.83%) Agile Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Grid Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support
6 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.32%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Quantitative Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Administrator
9 4 (4.26%) C++ Developer
9 4 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (4.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.26%) Market Risk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.72%) .NET
2 19 (20.21%) HTML
3 17 (18.09%) HTML5
4 8 (8.51%) OpenMP
5 7 (7.45%) LINQ
5 7 (7.45%) Task Parallel Library
6 6 (6.38%) WCF
6 6 (6.38%) WPF
7 4 (4.26%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.26%) LDAP
8 3 (3.19%) JMX
8 3 (3.19%) Kafka
8 3 (3.19%) Reactive Extensions
9 2 (2.13%) Akka
9 2 (2.13%) LAMP
9 2 (2.13%) Middleware
10 1 (1.06%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (1.06%) MDX
10 1 (1.06%) Spring
10 1 (1.06%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (18.09%) Algorithms
3 12 (12.77%) Fixed Income
4 11 (11.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (10.64%) Credit Risk
6 8 (8.51%) Market Risk
7 5 (5.32%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (4.26%) Data Structures
8 4 (4.26%) Derivative
9 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
10 2 (2.13%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (2.13%) Equities
10 2 (2.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (1.06%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (1.06%) CUDA
11 1 (1.06%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (1.06%) Hedge funds
11 1 (1.06%) Reference Data
11 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.91%) Linux
2 18 (19.15%) Windows
3 14 (14.89%) Unix
4 8 (8.51%) SUSE
5 7 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.19%) CentOS
6 3 (3.19%) Mac OS X
6 3 (3.19%) Scientific Linux
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.85%) OO
2 27 (28.72%) Risk Management
3 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (23.40%) Multithreading
5 19 (20.21%) Analytics
6 18 (19.15%) OOP
7 17 (18.09%) Front End Development
8 14 (14.89%) PnL Attribution
8 14 (14.89%) TDD
9 13 (13.83%) DevOps
10 8 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (8.51%) Investment Management
10 8 (8.51%) Risk Analysis
11 7 (7.45%) Asynchronous Programming
11 7 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (6.38%) BDD
13 5 (5.32%) Integration Testing
13 5 (5.32%) Issue Tracking
13 5 (5.32%) Mathematics
13 5 (5.32%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (47.87%) C#
2 37 (39.36%) SQL
3 25 (26.60%) Java
4 16 (17.02%) Scala
5 12 (12.77%) C++
6 9 (9.57%) Bash Shell
6 9 (9.57%) Perl
7 8 (8.51%) PowerShell
7 8 (8.51%) Python
8 7 (7.45%) JavaScript
9 5 (5.32%) Clojure
10 4 (4.26%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.19%) C
12 2 (2.13%) Fortran
13 1 (1.06%) AWK
13 1 (1.06%) Korn
13 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) EMIR
1 1 (1.06%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (8.51%) GPFS
2 4 (4.26%) Docker
3 3 (3.19%) NFS
4 1 (1.06%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (13.83%) Ansible
2 7 (7.45%) Puppet
3 4 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.26%) Terraform
4 3 (3.19%) Cobbler
4 3 (3.19%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (1.06%) Control-M
5 1 (1.06%) Oozie
5 1 (1.06%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (11.70%) Red Hat
2 10 (10.64%) Oracle
3 8 (8.51%) NetApp
4 5 (5.32%) Sybase
5 4 (4.26%) Google
6 3 (3.19%) Splunk
7 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.13%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.06%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.06%) ION Trading
8 1 (1.06%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.06%) Tableau