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 8 July 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Parallel Processing
Rank 617 592 556
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -36
Contract jobs citing Parallel Processing 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.007% 0.002% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£600 £400 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -30.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
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
42484 40290 37273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.13% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27393 25071 22420
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1145 1195 1116
Average hourly rate £28.75 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 4 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 8 July 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
Scotland - 2 - -
England -30 1 £600 +50.00% 4
London - 1 £600 - 2
City of London - 1 £600 -

Parallel Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, 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 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) JMS
2 8 (47.06%) Big Data
3 7 (41.18%) Scala
3 7 (41.18%) BDD
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
5 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) Ab Initio
5 5 (29.41%) Web Services
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (29.41%) DB2
5 5 (29.41%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) OO
6 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
6 4 (23.53%) SAS
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) Apache Spark
6 4 (23.53%) SDLC
7 3 (17.65%) GraphX
7 3 (17.65%) Impala
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
7 3 (17.65%) Akka
7 3 (17.65%) Metaprogramming
7 3 (17.65%) Apache Hive
7 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell

Parallel Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, 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 4 (23.53%) SAS
1 4 (23.53%) Apache Spark
2 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (11.76%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (11.76%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) Xceptor
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) OpenShift
1 2 (11.76%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SNA
2 1 (5.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Big Data
2 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (29.41%) DB2
3 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
4 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
5 3 (17.65%) Apache Hive
5 3 (17.65%) Impala
5 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
6 2 (11.76%) Sqoop
6 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
6 2 (11.76%) CouchDB
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (5.88%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (5.88%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (5.88%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Scala Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Ab Initio Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Scala Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) JMS
2 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) Akka
3 3 (17.65%) GraphX
4 2 (11.76%) Apache Camel
4 2 (11.76%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) D3.js
4 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.76%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (11.76%) Lucene
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.76%) JDBC
5 1 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Replication
3 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
3 2 (11.76%) Social Network
3 2 (11.76%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
4 1 (5.88%) Market Risk
4 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.88%) Equities
4 1 (5.88%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (5.88%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) BDD
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
5 3 (17.65%) Metaprogramming
5 3 (17.65%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
5 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
6 2 (11.76%) Use Case
6 2 (11.76%) Release Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Development
6 2 (11.76%) ETL
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source
6 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
1 7 (41.18%) Scala
2 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) Korn
4 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.76%) Spark SQL
5 2 (11.76%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.88%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) NFS
1 2 (11.76%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Ab Initio
3 2 (11.76%) Netezza
3 2 (11.76%) Informatica
3 2 (11.76%) Palantir
4 1 (5.88%) DataSynapse
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft