The table below looks at the statistics for GLSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GLSL over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL)
Rank 545 540 507
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -33
Contract jobs citing GLSL 7 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.017% 0.024%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.039% 0.046% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£325 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% +9.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18058 17255 15397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.86% 37.42% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11935 11001 9623
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 451 602
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.50 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

GLSL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GLSL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

GLSL Jobs Demand Trend in England

GLSL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GLSL across the England region.

GLSL Daily Rate Trend in England

GLSL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GLSL across the England region.

GLSL Hourly Rate Trend in England

GLSL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GLSL within the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West - 2 £325 -
East of England - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
GLSL
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GLSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GLSL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GLSL.

1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) OpenGL
3 5 (71.43%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 3 (42.86%) C
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Android
5 3 (42.86%) OpenGL ES
6 2 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (28.57%) Java
6 2 (28.57%) Android Development
6 2 (28.57%) Physics
7 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Mathematica
7 1 (14.29%) DTV
7 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
7 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
7 1 (14.29%) GPGPU
7 1 (14.29%) Parallel Computing
7 1 (14.29%) CUDA
7 1 (14.29%) R
7 1 (14.29%) QML
7 1 (14.29%) Qt
7 1 (14.29%) 3D Modelling
7 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
7 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development

GLSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GLSL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GLSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematica
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Development Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) OpenGL
2 3 (42.86%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (14.29%) QML
3 1 (14.29%) Qt
3 1 (14.29%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (28.57%) Physics
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) DTV
3 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
3 1 (14.29%) GPGPU
3 1 (14.29%) CUDA
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Parallel Computing
3 1 (14.29%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 1 (14.29%) R