Period
to 13 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GPGPU in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GPGPU over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 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.

General-Purpose Computing on Graphics Processing Units (GPGPU)
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 904 893 885
Rank change year-on-year -11 -8 +37
Contract jobs citing GPGPU 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.014% 0.006% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
UK median daily rate £550 £363 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.72% -44.23% +30.00%
10th Percentile £520 £329 £450
90th Percentile £650 £386 £850
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

GPGPU 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 34,822 34,739 33,941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.04% 33.64% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,967 23,075 22,141
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,043 1,007 1,194
UK median hourly rate £20.24 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.29% +2.50% +5.10%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.75% - +7.99%

GPGPU
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GPGPU in the UK

GPGPU
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GPGPU in the UK

GPGPU
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GPGPU over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GPGPU in the UK

GPGPU
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GPGPU in the UK

GPGPU
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 GPGPU within the UK over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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 -7 5 £550 +51.72% 9
UK excluding London - 4 £538 - 3
North of England - 2 £538 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £538 -
London +15 1 £650 +79.31% 6
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
South East - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GPGPU also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for GPGPU.

1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (60.00%) Deep Learning
2 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (60.00%) PhD
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (60.00%) Data Science
3 2 (40.00%) Dataiku
3 2 (40.00%) Theano
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) scikit-learn
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (40.00%) Probabilistic Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Behavioural Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) CUDA
3 2 (40.00%) R
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (40.00%) Anomaly Detection
3 2 (40.00%) Time Series Analysis

GPGPU
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) GIS
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Scientist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 2 (40.00%) scikit-learn
1 2 (40.00%) Theano
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Kafka
2 1 (20.00%) OpenCL
2 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (20.00%) React
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CUDA
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (60.00%) Data Science
2 3 (60.00%) Deep Learning
2 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Anomaly Detection
3 2 (40.00%) Behavioural Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Probabilistic Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Time Series Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) MVVM
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) R
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) GLSL
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) PhD
2 1 (20.00%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Dataiku
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Xamarin