The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Parallel Computing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Parallel Computing over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 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.

Parallel Computing
UK
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 656 642
Rank change year-on-year +65 -14  
Contract jobs citing Parallel Computing 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.002% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.010% 0.002% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £585 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.64% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £425 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 £301
% change year-on-year - +41.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Parallel Computing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 38674 46354 45419
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.52% 82.93% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25470 30647 28229
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 989 1091 1331
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

Parallel Computing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Parallel Computing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Parallel Computing in the UK

Parallel Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Parallel Computing in the UK

Parallel Computing
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Parallel Computing within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +62 4 £585 +37.64% 3
London - 4 £585 - 1
Bromley - 2 £580 -
City of London - 1 £588 -

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Parallel Computing 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 Parallel Computing.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Front Office
3 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (25.00%) CQRS
4 2 (25.00%) Big Data
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) HBase
4 2 (25.00%) Microservices
4 2 (25.00%) SOLID
4 2 (25.00%) Prime Brokerage
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (25.00%) LINQ
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection

Parallel Computing
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 1 (12.50%) DataSynapse
1 1 (12.50%) IPython
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (25.00%) Big Data
3 2 (25.00%) HBase
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) NUnit
1 2 (25.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Front Office
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Prime Brokerage
4 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer - Prime Brokerage
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Scala Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) LINQ
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (25.00%) WinForms
1 2 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) NumPy
2 1 (12.50%) Pandas
2 1 (12.50%) React
2 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Derivative
1 1 (12.50%) Equities
1 1 (12.50%) Fintech
1 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
1 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (12.50%) Grid Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Hedge funds
1 1 (12.50%) Market Risk
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) CQRS
2 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (25.00%) Microservices
2 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) SOLID
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Acquisition
3 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
3 1 (12.50%) MapReduce
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
4 1 (12.50%) R
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft