Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 547 538 466
Rank change year-on-year -9 -72 +40
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 87 69 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.42% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 50 107
London median daily rate £623 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £513 £363 £475
90th Percentile £700 £725 £688
England median daily rate £620 £586 £600
% change year-on-year +5.76% -2.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
London median hourly rate £29.00 - -
England 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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18046 16517 17527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.04% 36.78% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12925 11718 12317
London median daily rate £500 £475 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.44% +0.11%
10th Percentile £313 £293 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 250 308
London median hourly rate £21.30 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.01
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £19.03
% change year-on-year -1.20% +9.04% +5.72%

Grid Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Central London -6 14 £624 +8.48%
East London -9 4 £650 -
West London - 1 £425 -
Grid Computing
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 54 (62.07%) Front Office
2 51 (58.62%) Java
3 39 (44.83%) Finance
4 36 (41.38%) SQL
5 34 (39.08%) Banking
6 26 (29.89%) Scala
7 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (24.14%) C#
8 21 (24.14%) SQL Server
9 20 (22.99%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (22.99%) Unix
10 19 (21.84%) Issue Tracking
10 19 (21.84%) Integration Testing
11 18 (20.69%) Fixed Income
11 18 (20.69%) Windows
11 18 (20.69%) OO
11 18 (20.69%) .NET
12 17 (19.54%) HTML
12 17 (19.54%) OOP
12 17 (19.54%) Algorithms
13 16 (18.39%) Front End Development
13 16 (18.39%) HTML5
13 16 (18.39%) Linux
14 14 (16.09%) Derivative
14 14 (16.09%) Oracle
14 14 (16.09%) Middleware
14 14 (16.09%) Multithreading
14 14 (16.09%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (16.09%) PnL Attribution
15 12 (13.79%) Investment Banking

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 9 (10.34%) DataSynapse
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (8.05%) Apache
4 3 (3.45%) Confluence
5 2 (2.30%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.15%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.15%) Drupal
6 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) Kerberos
2 3 (3.45%) LDAP
3 1 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.49%) NoSQL
3 8 (9.20%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (5.75%) HBase
5 3 (3.45%) Big Data
5 3 (3.45%) Hazelcast
5 3 (3.45%) Infinispan
5 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.45%) MySQL
6 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.15%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.15%) Mahout
7 1 (1.15%) OLAP
7 1 (1.15%) OLTP
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.15%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Subversion
2 5 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.60%) JIRA
4 3 (3.45%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.45%) CruiseControl
4 3 (3.45%) Gradle
4 3 (3.45%) IntelliJ
4 3 (3.45%) JUnit
4 3 (3.45%) NUnit
5 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.15%) Maven
6 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (62.07%) Front Office
2 39 (44.83%) Finance
3 34 (39.08%) Banking
4 12 (13.79%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 71 (81.61%) Developer
2 31 (35.63%) Java Developer
3 28 (32.18%) Senior Developer
4 21 (24.14%) Scala Developer
5 20 (22.99%) C# Developer
6 15 (17.24%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (16.09%) Agile C# Developer
7 14 (16.09%) Agile Developer
7 14 (16.09%) Front Office Developer
8 10 (11.49%) Senior Systems Developer
9 9 (10.34%) Senior Scala Developer
10 8 (9.20%) Java Scala Developer
11 7 (8.05%) Grid Developer
12 5 (5.75%) Applications Support
12 5 (5.75%) C++ Developer
12 5 (5.75%) Credit Risk Developer
12 5 (5.75%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 5 (5.75%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
13 4 (4.60%) Administrator
13 4 (4.60%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.69%) .NET
2 17 (19.54%) HTML
3 16 (18.39%) HTML5
4 14 (16.09%) Middleware
5 5 (5.75%) Spring
5 5 (5.75%) Web Services
6 4 (4.60%) Akka
7 3 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.45%) JMX
8 2 (2.30%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (2.30%) LAMP
8 2 (2.30%) RESTful
9 1 (1.15%) jQuery
9 1 (1.15%) JSON
9 1 (1.15%) JSP
9 1 (1.15%) Kafka
9 1 (1.15%) Lambda Expressions
9 1 (1.15%) WebSockets
9 1 (1.15%) WPF
9 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (20.69%) Fixed Income
3 17 (19.54%) Algorithms
4 14 (16.09%) Derivative
5 12 (13.79%) Credit Risk
6 10 (11.49%) Data Structures
6 10 (11.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (11.49%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 5 (5.75%) Credit Derivative
7 5 (5.75%) Market Risk
7 5 (5.75%) N-Tier
8 3 (3.45%) CUDA
9 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.30%) Equities
9 2 (2.30%) Reference Data
10 1 (1.15%) Clustering
10 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.15%) Replication
10 1 (1.15%) User Experience
10 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.99%) Unix
2 18 (20.69%) Windows
3 16 (18.39%) Linux
4 4 (4.60%) Solaris
5 3 (3.45%) CentOS
5 3 (3.45%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.45%) Scientific Linux
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.84%) Integration Testing
2 19 (21.84%) Issue Tracking
3 18 (20.69%) OO
4 17 (19.54%) OOP
5 16 (18.39%) Front End Development
6 14 (16.09%) Multithreading
6 14 (16.09%) PnL Attribution
7 12 (13.79%) Risk Management
8 9 (10.34%) Multithreaded Programming
9 8 (9.20%) TDD
10 7 (8.05%) Change Management
11 6 (6.90%) Scrum
12 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
12 5 (5.75%) DevOps
12 5 (5.75%) Electronic Trading
12 5 (5.75%) Functional Programming
12 5 (5.75%) ITIL
12 5 (5.75%) Unit Testing
13 4 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 51 (58.62%) Java
2 36 (41.38%) SQL
3 26 (29.89%) Scala
4 21 (24.14%) C#
5 8 (9.20%) Python
6 7 (8.05%) C++
7 4 (4.60%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.45%) Clojure
9 2 (2.30%) C
9 2 (2.30%) Fortran
9 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.15%) AWK
10 1 (1.15%) Korn
10 1 (1.15%) Perl
10 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) NFS
1 3 (3.45%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (2.30%) GridGain
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (3.45%) Cobbler
2 3 (3.45%) Puppet
3 2 (2.30%) Ansible
3 2 (2.30%) Ganglia
3 2 (2.30%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (2.30%) Kibana
3 2 (2.30%) logstash
3 2 (2.30%) Oozie
4 1 (1.15%) Ambari
4 1 (1.15%) Control-M
4 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (16.09%) Oracle
2 5 (5.75%) Splunk
3 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.30%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.15%) Algorithmics
5 1 (1.15%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.15%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.15%) Sybase