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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Parallel Computing
Rank 617 599 588
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs citing Parallel Computing 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.007% 0.002% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
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£875 £350 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £350 £565
10% offered a daily rate of more than £895 £350 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 -
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
44771 42887 39990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.90% 76.14% 74.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29124 26514 24550
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1215 1168 1110
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.13 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Parallel Computing within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Parallel Computing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Parallel Computing
Top 2 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 27 August 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 -25 3 £875 +150.00% 5
London - 3 £875 -

Parallel Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) ReSharper
4 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (40.00%) LINQ
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) NUnit
4 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL

Parallel Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (20.00%) NServiceBus
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (40.00%) HBase
3 2 (40.00%) Big Data
3 2 (40.00%) Couchbase
3 2 (40.00%) Sqoop
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) NUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Big Data Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (40.00%) LINQ
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) Cascading
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) API Integration
4 1 (20.00%) MVVM
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Garbage Collection
4 1 (20.00%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) TIBCO