The table below looks at the statistics for Parallel Computing skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Parallel Computing over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Parallel Computing
Rank 622 604 585
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -19
Contract jobs citing Parallel Computing 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.015% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.010% 0.020% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.25% +0.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+21.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Parallel Computing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Parallel Computing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Parallel Computing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Parallel Computing
Daily Rate Trend

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

Parallel Computing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Parallel Computing
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Parallel Computing within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 4 £425 +13.25%
East of England - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £425 -
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
Northampton - 1 £425 -

Parallel Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Parallel Computing 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 Parallel Computing.

1 8 (66.67%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 5 (41.67%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) Apple Swift
3 4 (33.33%) Android Development
3 4 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 4 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (33.33%) Bioinformatics
3 4 (33.33%) Validation
3 4 (33.33%) Games
3 4 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (33.33%) Biology
3 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (33.33%) Android
3 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 4 (33.33%) GPGPU
3 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (33.33%) Digital Media
3 4 (33.33%) OpenGL
3 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (33.33%) Postgraduate
3 4 (33.33%) C
3 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Linux

Parallel Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Parallel Computing 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 Parallel Computing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) PowerCenter
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data
4 1 (8.33%) Couchbase
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (8.33%) HBase
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (8.33%) Sqoop
General
1 4 (33.33%) Games
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Android Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 4 (33.33%) iOS Android Developer
2 4 (33.33%) iOS Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Programmer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Informatica Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Development Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Big Data Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Technologist
4 1 (8.33%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) OpenGL
1 4 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (8.33%) Cascading
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) LAMP
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) Biology
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 4 (33.33%) GPGPU
2 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 3 (25.00%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (16.67%) Grid Computing
5 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Android Development
2 4 (33.33%) Bioinformatics
2 4 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 4 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) API Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) Apple Swift
3 4 (33.33%) C
3 4 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Informatica
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat