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 3 months to 23 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.

General-Purpose Computing on Graphics Processing Units (GPGPU)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 638 -
Contract jobs citing GPGPU 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.009% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.028% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

GPGPU 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 15514 17930 17779
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.14% 33.32% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10087 11763 11122
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59%  
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 488 588 656
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +17.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

GPGPU
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 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