The first table below looks at the demand for Parallel Programming 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 Programming over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Parallel Programming
Rank 590 569 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing Parallel Programming 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.002% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.010% 0.003% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
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
40519 37298 40761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.05% 72.96% 70.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25042 22618 23491
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 £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1163 1058 1467
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -

Parallel Programming
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Parallel Programming Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Parallel Programming
Daily Rate Trend

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

Parallel Programming Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Parallel Programming
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Parallel Programming within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Parallel Programming Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Parallel Programming
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Parallel Programming within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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 -24 4 £400 - 5
South West - 2 £350 - 1
London - 2 £400 - 4
City of London - 1 £400 -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Parallel Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Parallel Programming 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 Programming.

1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) DO-178B
2 2 (40.00%) Signal Processing
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) OpenMP
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (40.00%) WinForms
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) NUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Intel
2 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) Validation

Parallel Programming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Parallel Programming 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 Programming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) NUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) WinForms
1 2 (40.00%) OpenMP
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
1 2 (40.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (20.00%) STB
2 1 (20.00%) Derivative
2 1 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) Signal Processing
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Intel
1 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle