Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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.

General-Purpose Computing on Graphics Processing Units (GPGPU)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 885 884 891
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 -
Contract jobs citing GPGPU 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.007% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.006% 0.020% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
UK median daily rate £363 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.50% - -
10th Percentile £329 £450 £450
90th Percentile £386 £850 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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 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%

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 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 2 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 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 +11 2 £363 -27.50%
London -21 2 £363 -27.50%

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GPGPU 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 GPGPU.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) OpenCL
1 2 (100.00%) Renderscript
1 2 (100.00%) DirectCompute
1 2 (100.00%) CUDA
2 1 (50.00%) GLSL
2 1 (50.00%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (50.00%) Augmented Reality

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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) DirectCompute
1 2 (100.00%) OpenCL
1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (100.00%) Renderscript
2 1 (50.00%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (100.00%) CUDA
2 1 (50.00%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) GLSL