Period
to 21 July 2017

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 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 894 864
Rank change year-on-year +61 -30 +5
Contract jobs citing Parallel Computing 9 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% 0.008% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
UK median daily rate £575 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +33.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £531 £440 £308
90th Percentile £604 £550 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 £301
% change year-on-year - +41.43% -14.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 80768 91869 90936
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.22% 83.49% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 52960 60573 57501
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2076 2216 2561
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +7.08%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.61 £11.17
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% +4.65%

Parallel Computing
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 2 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 6 months to 21 July 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 +59 9 £575 +15.00% 4
London +21 9 £575 +15.00% 3

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 7 (77.78%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 5 (55.56%) Asset Management
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Data Architecture
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) TeamCity
5 3 (33.33%) LINQ
5 3 (33.33%) Data Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (33.33%) R
5 3 (33.33%) NUnit
5 3 (33.33%) Subversion
5 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 3 (33.33%) ReSharper
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 3 (33.33%) SOA
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) IBM
5 3 (33.33%) Jenkins

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 3 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Big Data
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (11.11%) HBase
5 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) NUnit
1 3 (33.33%) ReSharper
1 3 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
1 3 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Prime Brokerage
4 2 (22.22%) Front Office
5 1 (11.11%) Back Office
5 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer - Prime Brokerage
3 2 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Java Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
4 1 (11.11%) R Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) LINQ
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (11.11%) WinForms
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Equities
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Fintech
2 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (11.11%) Hedge funds
2 1 (11.11%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Asset Management
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Data Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) SOLID
3 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) R
4 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) IBM