The table below looks at the statistics for Parallel Computing skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Parallel Computing over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Parallel Computing
UK
Rank 589 605 608
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Contract jobs citing Parallel Computing 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.014% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% 0.017% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £638 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £400
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 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
36876 40874 39156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.21% 81.75% 78.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24455 26538 25225
Median daily rate £450 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 923 1196 1034
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% +53.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Parallel Computing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Parallel Computing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

Parallel Computing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Parallel Computing
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Parallel Computing within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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 +19 4 £638 +27.50% 4
London +5 4 £638 +27.50% 4
City of London - 1 £575 - 1

Parallel Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Parallel Computing 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 Parallel Computing.

1 5 (55.56%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
3 3 (33.33%) NumPy
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 3 (33.33%) Pandas
3 3 (33.33%) IPython
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Vision
4 2 (22.22%) Android NDK
4 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
4 2 (22.22%) Android Development
4 2 (22.22%) Games
4 2 (22.22%) OpenGL
4 2 (22.22%) Front Office
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 2 (22.22%) Android
4 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (22.22%) Game Development
4 2 (22.22%) Big Data
4 2 (22.22%) OpenCV
4 2 (22.22%) OpenCL
4 2 (22.22%) Renderscript

Parallel Computing
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 3 (33.33%) IPython
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) HBase
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) Neo4j
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Front Office
1 2 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Python Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Android Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Scientist
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Scala Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) UI Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) NumPy
1 3 (33.33%) Pandas
2 2 (22.22%) Android NDK
2 2 (22.22%) OpenCL
2 2 (22.22%) OpenCV
2 2 (22.22%) OpenGL
2 2 (22.22%) Renderscript
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) React
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (11.11%) WinForms
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 1 (11.11%) Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
3 1 (11.11%) Grid Computing
3 1 (11.11%) Hedge funds
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
2 3 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 2 (22.22%) Android Development
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Vision
3 2 (22.22%) Game Development
3 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
4 1 (11.11%) CQRS
4 1 (11.11%) Data Acquisition
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Data Munging
4 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Microservices
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) R
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) DataSynapse