Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 868 881 889
Rank change year-on-year +13 +8 +5
Contract jobs citing CUDA 19 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.010% 0.005%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.055% 0.029% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 2
UK median daily rate £800 £800 £663
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.75% +10.42%
10th Percentile £363 £440 £629
90th Percentile £820 £975 £686
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
UK median hourly rate £42.50 - £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - -

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

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34725 34822 36974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.68% 33.08% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23034 22825 23509
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1022 1194 1462
UK median hourly rate £20.97 £20.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.28% +5.13% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

CUDA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CUDA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CUDA over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CUDA over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CUDA in the UK

CUDA
Top 8 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +26 19 £800 -1.54% 13
London -8 16 £800 -3.03% 3
UK excluding London +38 3 - - 10
South East +5 1 - - 4
West Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 19 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (73.68%) Mathematics
3 12 (63.16%) Finance
4 11 (57.89%) Quantitative Finance
5 7 (36.84%) Front Office
5 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
5 7 (36.84%) Algorithms
6 6 (31.58%) Monte Carlo Method
6 6 (31.58%) TDD
6 6 (31.58%) Subversion
6 6 (31.58%) C
6 6 (31.58%) JIRA
7 5 (26.32%) Quantitative Research
7 5 (26.32%) OpenGL
7 5 (26.32%) Banking
7 5 (26.32%) OpenCL
8 4 (21.05%) Android
8 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
9 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
9 3 (15.79%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (15.79%) Grid Computing
9 3 (15.79%) OpenGL ES
9 3 (15.79%) Deep Learning
10 2 (10.53%) Vulkan
10 2 (10.53%) Master's Degree
10 2 (10.53%) HEVC
10 2 (10.53%) Computer Vision
10 2 (10.53%) Torch
10 2 (10.53%) Android Development
10 2 (10.53%) Line Management

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:

Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) JIRA
1 6 (31.58%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Front Office
3 5 (26.32%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Quantitative Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C++ Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) C++ Mathematical Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C++ Pricing Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C++ Quantitative Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Mathematical Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Pricing Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Qualitative Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Quantitative Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Computer Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) OpenCL
1 5 (26.32%) OpenGL
2 3 (15.79%) OpenGL ES
3 2 (10.53%) DirectCompute
3 2 (10.53%) HEVC
3 2 (10.53%) OpenCV
3 2 (10.53%) Renderscript
3 2 (10.53%) TensorFlow
3 2 (10.53%) Torch
3 2 (10.53%) Vulkan
4 1 (5.26%) OpenACC
4 1 (5.26%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Algorithms
2 3 (15.79%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (15.79%) Grid Computing
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) GPGPU
4 1 (5.26%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Mathematics
2 11 (57.89%) Quantitative Finance
3 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
4 6 (31.58%) Monte Carlo Method
4 6 (31.58%) TDD
5 5 (26.32%) Quantitative Research
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.79%) Deep Learning
8 2 (10.53%) Android Development
8 2 (10.53%) Coaching
8 2 (10.53%) Computer Vision
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.53%) Image Processing
8 2 (10.53%) Line Management
8 2 (10.53%) Machine Learning
8 2 (10.53%) Signal Processing
8 2 (10.53%) Video Processing
9 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
9 1 (5.26%) Parallel Programming
9 1 (5.26%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (31.58%) C
3 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded C
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded C++
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) Master's Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) IEC 62304