The table below looks at the statistics for HLSL 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 HLSL over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Level Shading Language (HLSL)
Rank - - 573
Contract jobs citing HLSL 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - - 0.009%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
HLSL
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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
18224 17823 17034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.62% 37.85% 37.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12493 11941 10865
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 415 470
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.73 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

HLSL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

HLSL Jobs Demand Trend in England

HLSL
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

HLSL Daily Rate Trend in England

HLSL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

HLSL Hourly Rate Trend in England