The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GPGPU in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPGPU over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
General-Purpose Computing on Graphics Processing Units (GPGPU)
UK
Rank - 621 598
Contract jobs citing GPGPU 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.024% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14564 16503 16043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.55% 33.08% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9291 10453 10094
Median daily rate £445 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 547 691 652
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

GPGPU
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing GPGPU as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

GPGPU Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GPGPU
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GPGPU within the UK.

GPGPU Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GPGPU
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GPGPU within the UK.

GPGPU Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GPGPU
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GPGPU also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for GPGPU.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (66.67%) CUDA
2 2 (66.67%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (33.33%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) logstash
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Kibana
3 1 (33.33%) ELK Stack
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) DataSynapse
3 1 (33.33%) Spotfire
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Ganglia
3 1 (33.33%) Grid Computing

GPGPU
Top Related 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 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Spotfire
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Quantitative Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Quantitative Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior C++ Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior C++ Quantitative Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Quantitative Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Grid Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ELK Stack
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (66.67%) CUDA
3 1 (33.33%) Equities
3 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (33.33%) Grid Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Ganglia
1 1 (33.33%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (33.33%) Kibana
1 1 (33.33%) logstash
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) DataSynapse
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO