Period
to 6 June 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Grid Computing in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Grid Computing over the 6 months to 6 June 2020 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
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 592 816 806
Rank change year-on-year +224 -10 -40
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 13 32 88
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.035% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.089% 0.11% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 31 60
Median daily rate £638 £650 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.92% +5.99% +6.65%
10th Percentile £486 £520 £518
90th Percentile £748 £775 £738
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - £455
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 following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14,562 29,026 32,502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.57% 32.03% 32.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,934 18,575 21,097
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £253 £281 £268
90th Percentile £700 £663 £651
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 702 1,005 1,031
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.59% -6.82% +11.77%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.80 £11.80
90th Percentile £53.98 £51.35 £51.25
Median hourly rate £21.93 £18.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +18.51% -13.95% +19.44%

Grid Computing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Grid Computing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Grid Computing in the UK

Grid Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Grid Computing.

Daily rate trend for Grid Computing in the UK

Grid Computing
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Grid Computing over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Grid Computing in the UK

Grid Computing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Grid Computing.

Hourly rate trend for Grid Computing in the UK

Grid Computing
Top 4 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 6 June 2020. 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
England +218 10 £700 +7.69% 3
London +155 10 £700 +7.69% 1
Scotland - 3 £500 -
UK excluding London - 3 £500 - 2

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 with a requirement for Grid Computing.

1 8 (61.54%) Banking
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) Python
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) C#
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) Front Office
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (30.77%) Azure
5 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
6 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
6 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
6 3 (23.08%) Node.js
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (23.08%) BDD
6 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
6 3 (23.08%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (23.08%) Groovy
6 3 (23.08%) Greeks
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008

Grid Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (23.08%) Apache Spark
1 3 (23.08%) IIS
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) DataSynapse
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Azure
2 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 3 (23.08%) Power Platform
2 3 (23.08%) PowerApps
3 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (23.08%) Big Data
2 3 (23.08%) Couchbase
2 3 (23.08%) Flink
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) KDB
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Gradle
2 1 (7.69%) MSBuild
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (61.54%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Front Office
3 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Public Sector
5 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
3 3 (23.08%) DBA
3 3 (23.08%) DBA Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Algorithmic Trading Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Market Risk Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Market Risk Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Market Risk Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Grid Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Junior DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Junior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Core
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
2 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
2 3 (23.08%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
2 3 (23.08%) Kafka
2 3 (23.08%) Node.js
2 3 (23.08%) RESTful
2 3 (23.08%) Samza
2 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (23.08%) Data Structures
2 3 (23.08%) Equities
2 3 (23.08%) Market Risk
3 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Algorithmic Trading
2 3 (23.08%) API Design
2 3 (23.08%) BDD
2 3 (23.08%) Concurrent Programming
2 3 (23.08%) CRM
2 3 (23.08%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (23.08%) FX Algorithmic Trading
2 3 (23.08%) Greeks
2 3 (23.08%) JVM Tuning
2 3 (23.08%) Low Latency
2 3 (23.08%) MapReduce
2 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
2 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (23.08%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) Web Design
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Groovy
4 3 (23.08%) Haskell
4 3 (23.08%) Kotlin
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Go
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Telerik
3 1 (7.69%) AppDynamics
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO