The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Grid Computing in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Grid Computing over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 372 379 395
Rank change year-on-year +7 +16  
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 30 47 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.21% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.61% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 41 13
Median daily rate £550 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £488 £564
10% offered a daily rate of more than £671 £675 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £330
% change year-on-year - +36.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Grid Computing is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6839 7737 7624
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.08% 34.69% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4768 5512 5179
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 121 143
Median hourly rate £27.92 £19.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.21% +3.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

Grid Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Grid Computing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Grid Computing in London

Grid Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Grid Computing in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Grid Computing in London

Grid Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Grid Computing in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Grid Computing in London

Grid Computing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Grid Computing in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Grid Computing in London

Grid Computing
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -22 3 £750 +25.00% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £650 -
Heathrow - 1 £425 -
Grid Computing
England

Grid Computing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Grid Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Grid Computing.

1 42 (55.26%) Java
2 37 (48.68%) Finance
3 33 (43.42%) Banking
4 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (34.21%) Scala
5 25 (32.89%) Derivative
6 24 (31.58%) Risk Management
7 20 (26.32%) C#
7 20 (26.32%) Front Office
8 19 (25.00%) Scrum
8 19 (25.00%) Big Data
8 19 (25.00%) DevOps
9 17 (22.37%) Unix
10 16 (21.05%) C++
10 16 (21.05%) Oracle
10 16 (21.05%) Fixed Income
11 15 (19.74%) SQL
11 15 (19.74%) Python
12 14 (18.42%) Windows
12 14 (18.42%) Linux
12 14 (18.42%) Degree
12 14 (18.42%) Credit Risk
13 13 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (17.11%) Multithreading
13 13 (17.11%) Visualisation
13 13 (17.11%) SDLC
13 13 (17.11%) Investment Banking
14 12 (15.79%) DataSynapse
14 12 (15.79%) Analytics
14 12 (15.79%) Hadoop

Grid Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (15.79%) DataSynapse
2 10 (13.16%) Apache Spark
3 8 (10.53%) Apache Solr
4 5 (6.58%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (5.26%) Apache
5 4 (5.26%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.63%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.32%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) IaaS
3 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Anycast
1 3 (3.95%) DHCP
1 3 (3.95%) DNS
1 3 (3.95%) DSL
1 3 (3.95%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.32%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) Big Data
2 12 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 10 (13.16%) Apache Hive
3 10 (13.16%) HBase
3 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
4 8 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (10.53%) Impala
4 8 (10.53%) QlikView
5 4 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.63%) Mahout
7 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.32%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.32%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Subversion
2 6 (7.89%) ClearCase
2 6 (7.89%) CruiseControl
2 6 (7.89%) NUnit
2 6 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.58%) IntelliJ
3 5 (6.58%) JIRA
3 5 (6.58%) JUnit
4 4 (5.26%) EasyMock
4 4 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.26%) Mockito
5 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.32%) Gradle
5 1 (1.32%) JConsole
5 1 (1.32%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.32%) RSpec
5 1 (1.32%) VisualVM
General
1 37 (48.68%) Finance
2 33 (43.42%) Banking
3 20 (26.32%) Front Office
4 13 (17.11%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.95%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.63%) Law
6 2 (2.63%) Marketing
7 1 (1.32%) Billing
7 1 (1.32%) Legal
7 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (80.26%) Developer
2 26 (34.21%) Java Developer
3 19 (25.00%) Scala Developer
4 9 (11.84%) C++ Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Credit Risk Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Credit Risk Java Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Hadoop Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Java Scala Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.21%) C# Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Python Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Consultant
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (6.58%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Credit Risk Java Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Front Office Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Architect
10 3 (3.95%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) Apache Avro
1 11 (14.47%) Web Services
2 9 (11.84%) .NET
2 9 (11.84%) Spring
3 8 (10.53%) Middleware
3 8 (10.53%) REST
3 8 (10.53%) XML
4 6 (7.89%) Kafka
5 5 (6.58%) HTML
6 4 (5.26%) HTML5
6 4 (5.26%) WCF
6 4 (5.26%) WF
7 3 (3.95%) Akka
7 3 (3.95%) JSON
7 3 (3.95%) Protocol Buffers
7 3 (3.95%) SOAP
8 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.63%) CSS
8 2 (2.63%) Murex Flex
8 2 (2.63%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.89%) Derivative
2 16 (21.05%) Fixed Income
3 14 (18.42%) Credit Risk
4 11 (14.47%) Computer Science
5 8 (10.53%) N-Tier
6 7 (9.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (9.21%) Market Risk
7 5 (6.58%) Data Structures
7 5 (6.58%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (5.26%) Public Cloud
9 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
9 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
9 3 (3.95%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
11 1 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (1.32%) PKI
11 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
11 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.37%) Unix
2 14 (18.42%) Linux
2 14 (18.42%) Windows
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.32%) Android
4 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.58%) Risk Management
3 19 (25.00%) DevOps
3 19 (25.00%) Scrum
4 13 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (17.11%) Multithreading
4 13 (17.11%) SDLC
4 13 (17.11%) Visualisation
5 12 (15.79%) Analytics
6 11 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (10.53%) API Design
7 8 (10.53%) Data Architecture
7 8 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
7 8 (10.53%) Stress Testing
7 8 (10.53%) TDD
8 7 (9.21%) Mathematics
8 7 (9.21%) OO
8 7 (9.21%) Planning and Forecasting
8 7 (9.21%) Project Management
8 7 (9.21%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (55.26%) Java
2 26 (34.21%) Scala
3 20 (26.32%) C#
4 16 (21.05%) C++
5 15 (19.74%) Python
5 15 (19.74%) SQL
6 11 (14.47%) Perl
7 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.26%) AWK
9 2 (2.63%) C
10 1 (1.32%) Haskell
10 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.32%) R
10 1 (1.32%) Ruby
10 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) HDFS
2 2 (2.63%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (1.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) Oozie
2 3 (3.95%) Control-M
3 1 (1.32%) Ambari
3 1 (1.32%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) Oracle
2 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.53%) Cloudera
4 3 (3.95%) Bloomberg
4 3 (3.95%) Infoblox
4 3 (3.95%) Reuters
5 2 (2.63%) Murex
6 1 (1.32%) Google
6 1 (1.32%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.32%) Sophis
6 1 (1.32%) Sybase
6 1 (1.32%) TIBCO
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