The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Parallel Programming
Rank 575 561 532
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -29
Contract jobs citing Parallel Programming 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.010% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.003% 0.013% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £348
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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
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 27 February 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
City of London +15 1 £400 -30.43%
London -19 1 £400 -
England -22 1 £400 - 1
East of England - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -

Parallel Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Intel
3 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) OpenMP
3 2 (33.33%) DO-178B
3 2 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
3 2 (33.33%) Signal Processing
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (16.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container

Parallel Programming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) OpenMP
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
3 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Signal Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (16.67%) Reuters
2 1 (16.67%) Bloomberg
2 1 (16.67%) Infragistics
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft