Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Parallel Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Parallel Processing 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 Processing
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 805 896 855
Rank change year-on-year +91 -41 +10
Contract jobs citing Parallel Processing 37 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.005% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.005% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 11
UK median daily rate £481 £448 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.54% +19.33% -2.60%
10th Percentile £407 £415 £313
90th Percentile £599 £514 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Parallel Processing 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 Processing
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Parallel Processing in the UK

Parallel Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Parallel Processing in the UK

Parallel Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Parallel Processing over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Parallel Processing in the UK

Parallel Processing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Parallel Processing in the UK

Parallel Processing
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 Processing 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 +85 33 £494 +10.34% 1
London +46 33 £494 +10.34%
Northern Ireland - 4 £435 -
UK excluding London - 4 £435 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Parallel Processing 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 Processing.

1 30 (81.08%) RDBMS
1 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (81.08%) Relational Database
2 29 (78.38%) BDD
2 29 (78.38%) TDD
3 26 (70.27%) NoSQL
4 25 (67.57%) Node.js
4 25 (67.57%) Git (software)
4 25 (67.57%) RESTful
4 25 (67.57%) Kubernetes
4 25 (67.57%) Software Delivery
4 25 (67.57%) User Stories
4 25 (67.57%) Docker
4 25 (67.57%) DevOps
4 25 (67.57%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (67.57%) MySQL
4 25 (67.57%) Python
4 25 (67.57%) Continuous Deployment
5 24 (64.86%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (64.86%) Microservices
6 23 (62.16%) Data Modelling
7 22 (59.46%) Web Development
8 17 (45.95%) Finance
8 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
9 16 (43.24%) SC Cleared
10 13 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (29.73%) Manufacturing
11 11 (29.73%) Electronics
11 11 (29.73%) Telecoms
11 11 (29.73%) SAP

Parallel Processing
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 5 (13.51%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.41%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (81.08%) RDBMS
1 30 (81.08%) Relational Database
2 26 (70.27%) NoSQL
3 25 (67.57%) MySQL
4 24 (64.86%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (16.22%) Big Data
5 6 (16.22%) Hadoop
6 4 (10.81%) DB2
6 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
7 3 (8.11%) Apache Hive
7 3 (8.11%) Impala
7 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
8 2 (5.41%) CouchDB
8 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (5.41%) Spark SQL
8 2 (5.41%) Sqoop
8 2 (5.41%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 25 (67.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Electronics
2 11 (29.73%) Manufacturing
2 11 (29.73%) Marketing
2 11 (29.73%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (81.08%) Developer
2 20 (54.05%) Web Developer
3 17 (45.95%) Senior Developer
4 16 (43.24%) Senior Web Developer
5 11 (29.73%) Python Developer
6 10 (27.03%) Node.js Developer
6 10 (27.03%) Python Web Developer
7 8 (21.62%) Senior Python Developer
7 8 (21.62%) Senior Python Web Developer
8 5 (13.51%) Agile Developer
8 5 (13.51%) Senior Agile Developer
9 4 (10.81%) Ab Initio Developer
9 4 (10.81%) Scala Developer
10 3 (8.11%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (8.11%) Senior DevOps
11 2 (5.41%) Architect
11 2 (5.41%) DBA
11 2 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
11 2 (5.41%) Oracle Production DBA
11 2 (5.41%) Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (67.57%) Node.js
1 25 (67.57%) RESTful
2 4 (10.81%) Web Services
2 4 (10.81%) XML
3 3 (8.11%) JMS
4 2 (5.41%) GraphX
4 2 (5.41%) Lucene
5 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.70%) D3.js
5 1 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (2.70%) HTML5
5 1 (2.70%) Middleware
5 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Social Network
3 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (78.38%) BDD
2 29 (78.38%) TDD
3 25 (67.57%) Continuous Deployment
3 25 (67.57%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (67.57%) DevOps
3 25 (67.57%) Software Delivery
3 25 (67.57%) User Stories
4 24 (64.86%) Microservices
5 23 (62.16%) Data Modelling
6 22 (59.46%) Web Development
7 13 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (29.73%) Digital Marketing
8 11 (29.73%) Programme Management
9 6 (16.22%) Analytics
10 4 (10.81%) Metaprogramming
10 4 (10.81%) Resource Management
10 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
11 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
12 2 (5.41%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) Python
2 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
3 5 (13.51%) Scala
4 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.81%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) Korn
5 3 (8.11%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
2 16 (43.24%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 25 (67.57%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 25 (67.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) SAP
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) Ab Initio
4 2 (5.41%) Palantir
5 1 (2.70%) Cloudera