Period
to 12 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Multithreading skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Multithreading over the 6 months to 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Multithreaded
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 232 318 198
Rank change year-on-year +86 -120 -5
Contract jobs citing Multithreading 358 746 1,478
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.04% 0.82% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.95% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 559 1,168
Median daily rate £625 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £424 £363 £406
90th Percentile £775 £753 £763
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £431
% change year-on-year +12.50% -7.19% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 17
Median hourly rate £46.50 £48.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.12% +7.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £45.75 £37.75 £23.90
90th Percentile £47.25 £55.00 £51.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -7.32%

Multithreading is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 29,721 78,865 89,122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.00% 86.80% 86.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,542 51,801 58,774
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,078 2,290 2,401
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +14.89% -13.52%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.80 £11.17
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £30.29 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +26.20% +20.00% -20.00%

Multithreading
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Multithreading as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Multithreading in the UK

Multithreading
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Multithreading.

Daily rate trend for Multithreading in the UK

Multithreading
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Multithreading over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Multithreading in the UK

Multithreading
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Multithreading.

Hourly rate trend for Multithreading in the UK

Multithreading
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multithreading within the UK over the 6 months to 12 August 2020. 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 +74 319 £650 +8.33% 196
London +67 294 £650 - 106
UK excluding London +69 60 £450 +12.50% 96
Work from Home -14 21 £475 -6.17% 41
Northern Ireland +26 18 £450 +4.47% 3
South East +127 10 £313 -21.88% 32
Scotland +60 10 £425 +3.03% 2
Wales +35 6 £466 +26.01%
South West +81 5 £475 +2.70% 10
East of England +60 4 £350 -3.45% 22
Midlands +69 3 - - 12
North of England +62 3 £488 +11.43% 14
East Midlands +60 2 - - 6
North East - 2 £488 - 2
North West +81 1 - - 7
West Midlands +60 1 - - 6
Channel Islands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Multithreading 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 Multithreading.

1 271 (75.70%) Java
2 165 (46.09%) Banking
3 143 (39.94%) Front Office
4 134 (37.43%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (31.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 108 (30.17%) Multithreaded Programming
7 107 (29.89%) Electronic Trading
8 105 (29.33%) Investment Banking
9 97 (27.09%) Finance
10 95 (26.54%) C#
10 95 (26.54%) Low Latency
11 76 (21.23%) Fixed Income
11 76 (21.23%) TDD
12 70 (19.55%) SQL
13 66 (18.44%) Linux
14 62 (17.32%) Spring
15 57 (15.92%) Concurrent Programming
15 57 (15.92%) Git (software)
15 57 (15.92%) Oracle
16 55 (15.36%) SQL Server
17 51 (14.25%) .NET
17 51 (14.25%) C++
17 51 (14.25%) OO
18 50 (13.97%) SDLC
18 50 (13.97%) Microservices
19 46 (12.85%) Python
19 46 (12.85%) Java 8
20 45 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
20 45 (12.57%) Maven
21 43 (12.01%) Software Engineering

Multithreading
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 19 (5.31%) Apache Spark
2 12 (3.35%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.51%) Oracle Coherence
4 8 (2.23%) JBoss
4 8 (2.23%) Red Hat Fuse
5 6 (1.68%) Apache
5 6 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.12%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.56%) Confluence
8 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.28%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.28%) Hyperledger
8 1 (0.28%) Jetty
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.56%) Figma
3 1 (0.28%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (2.79%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.28%) OpenLink RightAngle
2 1 (0.28%) Orchestrade
2 1 (0.28%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.28%) RMDS
2 1 (0.28%) SunGard Martini
2 1 (0.28%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.10%) AWS
2 18 (5.03%) Azure
3 12 (3.35%) GCP
4 7 (1.96%) OpenShift
5 6 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.40%) Amazon ECS
6 5 (1.40%) GitHub
6 5 (1.40%) PaaS
7 3 (0.84%) SaaS
7 3 (0.84%) Serverless
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.56%) IaaS
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon Cognito
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.28%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.79%) RTMP
2 6 (1.68%) Firewall
3 5 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.12%) AMQP
4 4 (1.12%) FIX Connectivity
5 3 (0.84%) DHCP
5 3 (0.84%) LAN
5 3 (0.84%) WAN
6 2 (0.56%) 5G
6 2 (0.56%) HTTP
6 2 (0.56%) Wireless
7 1 (0.28%) Internet
7 1 (0.28%) IPFS
7 1 (0.28%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 1 (0.28%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (15.36%) SQL Server
2 41 (11.45%) Relational Database
3 31 (8.66%) NoSQL
4 27 (7.54%) MongoDB
5 23 (6.42%) Big Data
6 14 (3.91%) RDBMS
7 11 (3.07%) Redis
8 9 (2.51%) DB2
8 9 (2.51%) Hazelcast
9 8 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.96%) Blockchain
11 6 (1.68%) MySQL
12 5 (1.40%) KDB
13 4 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.12%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.84%) Amazon Aurora
14 3 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.84%) Parquet
15 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (15.92%) Git (software)
2 45 (12.57%) Maven
3 34 (9.50%) Jenkins
4 32 (8.94%) JUnit
5 23 (6.42%) Subversion
6 20 (5.59%) TeamCity
7 19 (5.31%) JIRA
8 17 (4.75%) Gradle
9 10 (2.79%) Mockito
9 10 (2.79%) Robot Framework
10 8 (2.23%) FitNesse
11 7 (1.96%) Ant
11 7 (1.96%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.96%) NUnit
11 7 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.68%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.40%) Artifactory
13 5 (1.40%) Jasmine
13 5 (1.40%) ReSharper
13 5 (1.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 165 (46.09%) Banking
2 143 (39.94%) Front Office
3 105 (29.33%) Investment Banking
4 97 (27.09%) Finance
5 12 (3.35%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.40%) Back Office
6 5 (1.40%) Law
7 4 (1.12%) Public Sector
8 3 (0.84%) Games
8 3 (0.84%) Retail
8 3 (0.84%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.56%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Marketing
10 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 322 (89.94%) Developer
2 226 (63.13%) Java Developer
3 62 (17.32%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 61 (17.04%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 51 (14.25%) Senior Developer
6 43 (12.01%) C# Developer
7 36 (10.06%) Front Office Developer
8 33 (9.22%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 33 (9.22%) Senior Java Developer
9 29 (8.10%) Low Latency Java Developer
10 15 (4.19%) Software Engineer
11 14 (3.91%) Full Stack Developer
11 14 (3.91%) Python Developer
12 10 (2.79%) .NET Developer
12 10 (2.79%) C++ Developer
13 9 (2.51%) Agile Developer
13 9 (2.51%) Agile Java Developer
14 8 (2.23%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
14 8 (2.23%) Architect
14 8 (2.23%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (17.32%) Spring
2 51 (14.25%) .NET
3 34 (9.50%) AngularJS
4 33 (9.22%) FIX Protocol
4 33 (9.22%) Spring Boot
5 32 (8.94%) HTML
6 31 (8.66%) React
6 31 (8.66%) REST
7 25 (6.98%) RESTful
7 25 (6.98%) WPF
8 24 (6.70%) HTML5
9 19 (5.31%) WCF
10 18 (5.03%) JSON
10 18 (5.03%) Kafka
11 16 (4.47%) Hibernate
12 15 (4.19%) Web Services
12 15 (4.19%) XML
13 14 (3.91%) Middleware
14 12 (3.35%) JMS
14 12 (3.35%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 114 (31.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 76 (21.23%) Fixed Income
3 42 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (10.61%) Data Structures
5 31 (8.66%) Algorithms
5 31 (8.66%) Derivative
6 26 (7.26%) Greenfield Project
7 25 (6.98%) Equities
8 20 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (3.91%) Credit Risk
10 8 (2.23%) PKI
10 8 (2.23%) User Experience
11 6 (1.68%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (1.40%) Market Risk
13 4 (1.12%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.12%) Data Centre
13 4 (1.12%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.12%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.84%) Animation
14 3 (0.84%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 66 (18.44%) Linux
2 22 (6.15%) Unix
3 20 (5.59%) Windows
4 4 (1.12%) Android
4 4 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.84%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.84%) Solaris
6 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.28%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (37.43%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (30.17%) Multithreaded Programming
3 107 (29.89%) Electronic Trading
4 95 (26.54%) Low Latency
5 76 (21.23%) TDD
6 57 (15.92%) Concurrent Programming
7 51 (14.25%) OO
8 50 (13.97%) Microservices
8 50 (13.97%) SDLC
9 45 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
10 43 (12.01%) Software Engineering
11 40 (11.17%) Scrum
12 35 (9.78%) Computer Science
13 34 (9.50%) BDD
13 34 (9.50%) Test Automation
14 33 (9.22%) Algorithmic Trading
15 31 (8.66%) OOD
16 30 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (6.70%) DevOps
18 22 (6.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 271 (75.70%) Java
2 95 (26.54%) C#
3 70 (19.55%) SQL
4 51 (14.25%) C++
5 46 (12.85%) Java 8
5 46 (12.85%) Python
6 39 (10.89%) JavaScript
7 19 (5.31%) C
8 14 (3.91%) Scala
9 10 (2.79%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.51%) Haskell
11 7 (1.96%) Perl
12 6 (1.68%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.68%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.12%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.12%) Go
13 4 (1.12%) XAML
14 3 (0.84%) ES6
14 3 (0.84%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 41 (11.45%) Degree
2 30 (8.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.35%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.07%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.40%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.12%) PhD
7 3 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.19%) QA
2 7 (1.96%) MiFID
3 1 (0.28%) HL7
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (6.70%) Docker
2 3 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (6.15%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.68%) Ansible
3 4 (1.12%) Prometheus
4 3 (0.84%) Grafana
4 3 (0.84%) Kibana
4 3 (0.84%) Terraform
5 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (15.92%) Oracle
2 20 (5.59%) ION Trading
3 10 (2.79%) Sybase
3 10 (2.79%) TIBCO
4 6 (1.68%) Google
5 5 (1.40%) IBM
5 5 (1.40%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.40%) SAP
5 5 (1.40%) Splunk
6 4 (1.12%) Microsoft
7 3 (0.84%) MapR
7 3 (0.84%) Solace
7 3 (0.84%) StreamSets
8 2 (0.56%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.56%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.56%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.28%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.28%) Infor
9 1 (0.28%) MarketAxess
9 1 (0.28%) Reuters