The table below looks at the statistics for OpenCL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenCL over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Khronos Group OpenCL
Rank 633 656 636
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -20
Contract jobs citing OpenCL 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.002% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.038% 0.006% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Median daily rate £425 - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15892 16325 15688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.81% 28.00% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11020 11072 9962
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 292 216
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.68 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

OpenCL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing OpenCL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OpenCL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenCL
Daily Rate Trend

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

OpenCL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OpenCL
Hourly Rate Trend

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

OpenCL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OpenCL
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenCL within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
England - 6 £425 - 11
London - 3 £425 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 1 £300 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £300 - 1
Staines - 1 £400 -
Surrey - 1 £400 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
South East - 1 £400 - 6
South West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £300 - 1

OpenCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OpenCL 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 OpenCL.

1 11 (91.67%) C
1 11 (91.67%) C++
1 11 (91.67%) Java
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) VHDL
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) J2EE
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
7 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
7 1 (8.33%) Open Source Development
7 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
7 1 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
7 1 (8.33%) Android
7 1 (8.33%) Scala
7 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (8.33%) Open Source
7 1 (8.33%) Confluence
7 1 (8.33%) CUDA
7 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (8.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (8.33%) Neo4j
7 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development

OpenCL
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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) C++ Developer
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Scientist
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) J2EE
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) DirectCompute
2 1 (8.33%) Kafka
2 1 (8.33%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) VHDL
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) CUDA
3 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) MPEG
3 1 (8.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) OOP
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source Development
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C
1 11 (91.67%) C++
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle