Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 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.

Parallel Processing
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 855 840 859
Rank change year-on-year -15 +19 +6
Contract jobs citing Parallel Processing 23 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.017% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.027% 0.020% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 11
UK median daily rate £488 £419 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.42% -34.31% +6.25%
10th Percentile £397 £333 £413
90th Percentile £653 £675 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £413 -
% change year-on-year -6.06% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
UK median hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.25

Parallel Processing 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 84,205 79,866 88,986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.54% 83.78% 82.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,381 52,904 57,748
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,967 2,230 2,728
UK median hourly rate £23.38 £24.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.59% +2.08% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.04% -2.00% +25.00%

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 22 January 2018.

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 6 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 22 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 +10 22 £488 -7.14% 4
London -27 20 £525 - 3
UK excluding London +10 3 £388 -6.06% 1
North of England - 2 £388 -
Yorkshire - 2 £388 -
Scotland - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 17 (73.91%) Python
2 15 (65.22%) NoSQL
3 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (52.17%) Analytics
4 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
5 11 (47.83%) Apache Spark
5 11 (47.83%) Java
5 11 (47.83%) SQL
6 10 (43.48%) BigQuery
6 10 (43.48%) HBase
6 10 (43.48%) Hadoop
6 10 (43.48%) Continuous Deployment
7 9 (39.13%) Kafka
7 9 (39.13%) Data Transformation
8 8 (34.78%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
8 8 (34.78%) Node.js
8 8 (34.78%) Apache Hive
8 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (30.43%) ETL
9 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
9 7 (30.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (30.43%) Data Analytics
9 7 (30.43%) Change Data Capture
9 7 (30.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (30.43%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (30.43%) Apache Airflow
10 6 (26.09%) Amazon Kinesis

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 11 (47.83%) Apache Spark
2 7 (30.43%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (34.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (26.09%) Amazon Kinesis
3 6 (26.09%) Amazon S3
4 5 (21.74%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) NoSQL
2 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
3 10 (43.48%) BigQuery
3 10 (43.48%) Hadoop
3 10 (43.48%) HBase
4 8 (34.78%) Apache Hive
4 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (30.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (30.43%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (30.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (26.09%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (21.74%) MySQL
7 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
8 4 (17.39%) Big Data
8 4 (17.39%) Impala
9 3 (13.04%) Bigtable
10 2 (8.70%) OLTP
11 1 (4.35%) CouchDB
11 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (17.39%) Front Office
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Data Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Architect
4 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Data Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Front Office Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Java Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Big Data Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Python Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Hadoop Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Scala Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Kafka
2 8 (34.78%) Node.js
3 5 (21.74%) RESTful
4 4 (17.39%) Velocity
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.35%) GraphX
6 1 (4.35%) HTML
6 1 (4.35%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Credit Risk
1 4 (17.39%) Market Risk
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) AS400
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.35%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Analytics
3 10 (43.48%) Continuous Deployment
4 9 (39.13%) Data Transformation
5 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (30.43%) Change Data Capture
6 7 (30.43%) Data Analytics
6 7 (30.43%) ETL
6 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
7 6 (26.09%) BDD
7 6 (26.09%) Data Modelling
7 6 (26.09%) Microservices
7 6 (26.09%) TDD
8 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (21.74%) DevOps
8 5 (21.74%) Software Delivery
8 5 (21.74%) User Stories
9 4 (17.39%) B2B
9 4 (17.39%) Data Integration
9 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Python
2 11 (47.83%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Scala
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Kubernetes
2 4 (17.39%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
1 2 (8.70%) SAP
1 2 (8.70%) Siebel
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Palantir
2 1 (4.35%) Tableau