Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for OpenCL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenCL over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 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.

Khronos Group OpenCL
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 883 861 862
Rank change year-on-year -22 +1 -8
Contract jobs citing OpenCL 13 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.041% 0.013% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
UK median daily rate £600 £425 £564
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.18% -24.65% +55.59%
10th Percentile £339 £343 £532
90th Percentile £700 £438 £596
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 - £564
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
10th Percentile £41.50 - £38.65
90th Percentile £47.50 - £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £43.75

OpenCL is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 31,976 30,160 30,484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.88% 30.98% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,812 20,815 21,041
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 339 559
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.70 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.00 £55.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

OpenCL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenCL in the UK

OpenCL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenCL in the UK

OpenCL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenCL over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenCL in the UK

OpenCL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenCL in the UK

OpenCL
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenCL within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 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 13 £600 +41.18% 8
London -13 11 £600 +41.18% 1
UK excluding London - 2 £340 - 7
North of England - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
South West - 1 £340 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OpenCL 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 OpenCL.

1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) CUDA
2 6 (46.15%) Big Data
2 6 (46.15%) Apache Spark
3 5 (38.46%) SonarQube
3 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
3 5 (38.46%) Android
3 5 (38.46%) TeamCity
3 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 5 (38.46%) Maven
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) C
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 4 (30.77%) OpenGL
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) RESTful
4 4 (30.77%) Scala
4 4 (30.77%) Derivative
4 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
4 4 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
4 4 (30.77%) Gherkin
4 4 (30.77%) MapReduce
4 4 (30.77%) HBase
4 4 (30.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (30.77%) Algorithms

OpenCL
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 6 (46.15%) Apache Spark
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Big Data
2 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
3 4 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (30.77%) HBase
4 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
4 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
4 3 (23.08%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
1 5 (38.46%) Maven
1 5 (38.46%) SonarQube
1 5 (38.46%) TeamCity
2 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Front Office
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Vision Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Core Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Android Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Hadoop Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Akka
1 4 (30.77%) Apache Avro
1 4 (30.77%) Gherkin
1 4 (30.77%) Kafka
1 4 (30.77%) OpenGL
1 4 (30.77%) RESTful
2 3 (23.08%) OpenGL ES
2 3 (23.08%) TensorFlow
3 2 (15.38%) DirectCompute
3 2 (15.38%) HEVC
3 2 (15.38%) Java SE
3 2 (15.38%) OpenCV
3 2 (15.38%) Renderscript
3 2 (15.38%) Torch
3 2 (15.38%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) CUDA
2 4 (30.77%) Algorithms
2 4 (30.77%) Derivative
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (23.08%) Credit Risk
3 3 (23.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 3 (23.08%) Market Risk
4 2 (15.38%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (15.38%) GPGPU
5 1 (7.69%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (7.69%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) MapReduce
2 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 4 (30.77%) PnL Attribution
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Vision
3 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Machine Learning
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Android Development
4 2 (15.38%) Concurrent Programming
4 2 (15.38%) Deep Learning
4 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
4 2 (15.38%) Simultaneous Localization and Mapping
4 2 (15.38%) Video Processing
5 1 (7.69%) Convolutional Neural Network
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) C
4 4 (30.77%) Scala
5 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
5 3 (23.08%) MATLAB
6 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
6 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
6 2 (15.38%) Python
7 1 (7.69%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Master's Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (30.77%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle