The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Parallel Computing
Rank - - 587
Contract jobs citing Parallel Computing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 8 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - - - - 1
London - - - - 2
Oxford - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
South East - - - - 1
England - - - - 4
East of England - - - - 1

Parallel Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 3 (100.00%) HBase
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Pig
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) C

Parallel Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (66.67%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (100.00%) HBase
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Physics
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google