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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General-Purpose Computing on Graphics Processing Units (GPGPU)
Rank 636 - 625
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GPGPU 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% - 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.034% - 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 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
17651 17872 17553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.27% 31.90% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11426 11092 10792
Median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.67% +4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 615 688 713
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.89 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.81% -7.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

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 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GPGPU within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London - 6 £500 -
England - 6 £500 -

GPGPU
Top 13 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (100.00%) Games
1 6 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 6 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (100.00%) Augmented Reality
1 6 (100.00%) Parallel Computing
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 6 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 6 (100.00%) Apple Swift

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:

General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 6 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Augmented Reality
1 6 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 6 (100.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 6 (100.00%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Objective-C