The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Parallel Processing
Rank 587 560 560
Rank change year-on-year
-27 0
Contract jobs citing Parallel Processing 2 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.008% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £530 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £570 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £431
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
40453 37287 40858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.92% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25028 22615 23509
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1063 1447
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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
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 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 Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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 -9 2 £375 -31.81% 1
Staffordshire - 1 £400 -
South East - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
Glasgow - - - -
London - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Parallel Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Netezza
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Qt
3 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (25.00%) Parallel Computing
3 1 (25.00%) Complex Event Processing
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE

Parallel Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (25.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) STL
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (25.00%) JMX
1 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (25.00%) Qt
1 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Physics
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Parallel Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Complex Event Processing
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Informatica
1 1 (25.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (25.00%) Netezza