The table below looks at the statistics for Parallel Processing 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 Processing over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Parallel Processing
Rank 593 567 583
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +16
Contract jobs citing Parallel Processing 6 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.011% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.014% 0.016% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
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£600 £638 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £540 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £700 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £413
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50

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
41740 38461 41085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.13% 73.30% 70.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25873 23589 23801
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1035 1459
Average hourly rate £22.88 £27.80 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% -11.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Parallel Processing
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Parallel Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Parallel Processing
Daily Rate Trend

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

Parallel Processing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Parallel Processing
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Parallel Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Parallel Processing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Parallel Processing
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Parallel Processing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Parallel Processing
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 Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 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
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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 -15 6 £600 -5.88% 4
London +6 4 £600 -5.88% 2
Staffordshire - 1 £400 -
South East - 1 £350 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
Scotland - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

Parallel Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Parallel Processing 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 Processing.

1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Scala
2 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) STL
4 1 (14.29%) RAD
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) PhD
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) JMS
4 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
4 1 (14.29%) JMX
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum

Parallel Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Parallel Processing 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 Processing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data
2 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
3 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Sqoop
4 1 (14.29%) Impala
4 1 (14.29%) CouchDB
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Scala Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) D3.js
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) STL
2 1 (14.29%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
2 1 (14.29%) JMX
2 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (14.29%) Lucene
2 1 (14.29%) Qt
2 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) Physics
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) RAD
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Parallel Computing
4 1 (14.29%) Complex Event Processing
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
1 4 (57.14%) Scala
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Flume
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago