The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CUDA in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CUDA over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

NVIDIA CUDA
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 648 640
Rank change year-on-year +46 -8  
Contract jobs citing CUDA 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.032% 0.017% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £725 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.83% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £500 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CUDA is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15613 17659 17730
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.21% 33.27% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10142 11576 11144
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 579 639
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +18.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

CUDA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CUDA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for CUDA in the UK

CUDA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CUDA.

Contractor daily rate trend for CUDA in the UK

CUDA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CUDA.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CUDA in the UK

CUDA
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CUDA within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 5 £725 +20.83% 6
London -4 3 £725 +20.83% 5
South East +31 2 - -
Surrey +6 2 - -
City of London - 1 £750 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CUDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CUDA.

1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (85.71%) Monte Carlo Method
3 11 (78.57%) Front Office
3 11 (78.57%) Risk Management
4 10 (71.43%) Finance
4 10 (71.43%) TDD
4 10 (71.43%) Subversion
4 10 (71.43%) JIRA
5 9 (64.29%) Mathematics
5 9 (64.29%) Quantitative Finance
6 7 (50.00%) Algorithms
7 3 (21.43%) Banking
8 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
8 2 (14.29%) Qt
8 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
8 2 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (14.29%) Grid Computing
8 2 (14.29%) C
8 2 (14.29%) OpenGL
8 2 (14.29%) Windows
8 2 (14.29%) OO
8 2 (14.29%) OOD
8 2 (14.29%) Quantitative Research
9 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (7.14%) Big Data
9 1 (7.14%) Analytics
9 1 (7.14%) Web Analytics
9 1 (7.14%) Marketing
9 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
9 1 (7.14%) Retail

CUDA
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) JIRA
1 10 (71.43%) Subversion
General
1 11 (78.57%) Front Office
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Quantitative Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Analyst Developer
3 6 (42.86%) C++ Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Qualitative Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Quantitative Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
4 5 (35.71%) Developer Analyst
5 4 (28.57%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 2 (14.29%) C++ Mathematical Developer
6 2 (14.29%) C++ Pricing Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Mathematical Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) C++ Analyst Developer
7 1 (7.14%) JIRA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) OpenGL
1 2 (14.29%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (14.29%) Grid Computing
3 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Monte Carlo Method
2 11 (78.57%) Risk Management
3 10 (71.43%) TDD
4 9 (64.29%) Mathematics
4 9 (64.29%) Quantitative Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) OOD
5 2 (14.29%) Quantitative Research
6 1 (7.14%) Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) C