The table below looks at the statistics for OpenGL 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 OpenGL over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenGL
Rank 545 522 454
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -68
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 34 31 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.065% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.23% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 33
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 13
Average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.48% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.95% +14.28%
OpenGL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13442 13306 11554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 27.74% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8992 8932 7437
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 168 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £16.66 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

OpenGL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenGL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OpenGL Jobs Demand Trend in England

OpenGL
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OpenGL Daily Rate Trend in England

OpenGL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenGL across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

OpenGL Daily Rate Histogram in England

OpenGL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

OpenGL Hourly Rate Trend in England

OpenGL
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 OpenGL within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 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 East +6 22 £375 - 6
South West +14 5 £350 - 2
West Midlands -8 3 £350 - 4
London -30 2 £350 -5.08% 2
North West -20 1 £275 - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £250 - 1
OpenGL
UK

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OpenGL 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 OpenGL.

1 34 (50.00%) C++
2 23 (33.82%) Android
2 23 (33.82%) Mobile App
3 18 (26.47%) Software Engineering
3 18 (26.47%) Games
4 17 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (22.06%) C
5 15 (22.06%) Android Development
6 14 (20.59%) Mobile Application Development
7 13 (19.12%) HTML
8 12 (17.65%) Linux
8 12 (17.65%) OOP
8 12 (17.65%) OO
8 12 (17.65%) JSON
8 12 (17.65%) Computer Science
9 11 (16.18%) Degree
9 11 (16.18%) REST
9 11 (16.18%) Java
9 11 (16.18%) C#
9 11 (16.18%) XML
10 10 (14.71%) Qt
10 10 (14.71%) iOS Development
11 9 (13.24%) Mobile Development
11 9 (13.24%) 3D Graphics
12 8 (11.76%) DirectX
12 8 (11.76%) Memory Management
12 8 (11.76%) STB
12 8 (11.76%) Subversion
13 7 (10.29%) Flash

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OpenGL 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 OpenGL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.94%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Mathematica
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) DVB
2 2 (2.94%) Multicast
3 1 (1.47%) NFC
3 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) SQLite
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Subversion
2 6 (8.82%) Xcode
3 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.94%) Appium
6 1 (1.47%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.47%) Android Studio
General
1 18 (26.47%) Games
2 6 (8.82%) Advertising
3 5 (7.35%) Marketing
4 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.41%) Automotive
6 2 (2.94%) Banking
6 2 (2.94%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (55.88%) Developer
2 14 (20.59%) Software Engineer
3 11 (16.18%) Android Developer
4 8 (11.76%) iOS Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Flash Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Flex Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.88%) WPF Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Programmer
8 3 (4.41%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.41%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Lead Android Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Graphics Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) HTML
2 12 (17.65%) JSON
3 11 (16.18%) REST
3 11 (16.18%) XML
4 10 (14.71%) Qt
5 8 (11.76%) DirectX
6 7 (10.29%) Flash
6 7 (10.29%) Web Services
6 7 (10.29%) Cocoa
6 7 (10.29%) Android SDK
7 6 (8.82%) Stage3D
7 6 (8.82%) Away3D
7 6 (8.82%) Apache Flex
7 6 (8.82%) PureMVC
7 6 (8.82%) Adobe AIR
7 6 (8.82%) WebGL
8 5 (7.35%) iOS SDK
8 5 (7.35%) WPF
8 5 (7.35%) Cocoa Touch
9 4 (5.88%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.82%) Mobile App
2 12 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 9 (13.24%) 3D Graphics
4 8 (11.76%) STB
5 5 (7.35%) Physics
5 5 (7.35%) IPTV
6 4 (5.88%) iPhone
6 4 (5.88%) iPad
6 4 (5.88%) Social Media
7 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
7 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.94%) User Experience
8 2 (2.94%) DTV
8 2 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.47%) Open Source
9 1 (1.47%) CUDA
9 1 (1.47%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (1.47%) GPGPU
9 1 (1.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.82%) Android
2 17 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 12 (17.65%) Linux
4 5 (7.35%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.94%) Tizen
5 2 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Software Engineering
2 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.06%) Android Development
3 14 (20.59%) Mobile Application Development
4 12 (17.65%) OOP
4 12 (17.65%) OO
5 10 (14.71%) iOS Development
6 9 (13.24%) Mobile Development
7 8 (11.76%) Memory Management
8 7 (10.29%) MVC
9 6 (8.82%) Multithreading
10 5 (7.35%) Game Development
11 4 (5.88%) 3D Modelling
12 3 (4.41%) Image Processing
13 2 (2.94%) Software Architecture
13 2 (2.94%) TDD
13 2 (2.94%) Unit Testing
14 1 (1.47%) Parallel Computing
14 1 (1.47%) Embedded Software Development
14 1 (1.47%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.00%) C++
2 15 (22.06%) C
3 11 (16.18%) Java
3 11 (16.18%) C#
4 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.82%) Objective-C
5 6 (8.82%) PHP
5 6 (8.82%) Python
5 6 (8.82%) GLSL
6 3 (4.41%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.94%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.94%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.94%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Adobe
2 1 (1.47%) Google
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
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