The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GPGPU in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPGPU over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General-Purpose Computing on Graphics Processing Units (GPGPU)
Rank 576 556 522
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -34
Contract jobs citing GPGPU 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.010% 0.011%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.007% 0.034% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
UK excluding London average 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
15183 14896 13614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.91% 30.60% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9578 9211 8157
Average daily rate £420 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 609 611 806
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.86 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -9.37%

GPGPU
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GPGPU within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GPGPU within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -30 1 - - 1
East of England - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -

GPGPU
Top 10 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GPGPU also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GPGPU.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) GLSL
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems

GPGPU
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GPGPU also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GPGPU. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) GLSL