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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenGL
Rank 532 548 494
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -54
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 56 35 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.068% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.24% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 39
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £363 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 22
Average hourly rate £41.00 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £32.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
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
15388 14454 14542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.61% 28.25% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10621 9346 9520
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 195 255
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +2 26 £400 +14.28% 2
London -25 11 £525 +23.52% 5
South West +5 8 £350 - 1
Yorkshire -25 4 £305 -12.85%
East of England +7 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 3 £340 -
North West - 1 £375 -
OpenGL
UK

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 45 (49.45%) C++
2 38 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (37.36%) Android
3 34 (37.36%) Apple iOS
4 32 (35.16%) Mobile App
5 31 (34.07%) Android Development
6 25 (27.47%) Games
7 24 (26.37%) iOS Development
8 22 (24.18%) Linux
9 21 (23.08%) JSON
9 21 (23.08%) REST
10 20 (21.98%) Mobile Development
10 20 (21.98%) Software Engineering
10 20 (21.98%) Java
11 19 (20.88%) Mobile Application Development
12 17 (18.68%) C
13 16 (17.58%) XML
14 14 (15.38%) Degree
14 14 (15.38%) Computer Science
15 13 (14.29%) Qt
16 11 (12.09%) OAuth
16 11 (12.09%) Git (software)
16 11 (12.09%) Social Media
16 11 (12.09%) Web Services
16 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
17 10 (10.99%) HTML
17 10 (10.99%) Objective-C
17 10 (10.99%) Cocoa
17 10 (10.99%) Memory Management
18 9 (9.89%) Embedded Linux

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (2.20%) Kinematics
2 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (12.09%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.69%) Xcode
3 5 (5.49%) Subversion
3 5 (5.49%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.30%) Gerrit
4 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.20%) GCC
5 2 (2.20%) Redmine
5 2 (2.20%) Valgrind
5 2 (2.20%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (2.20%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (1.10%) Android Studio
General
1 25 (27.47%) Games
2 4 (4.40%) Automotive
2 4 (4.40%) Electronics
2 4 (4.40%) Avionics
3 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.30%) Finance
3 3 (3.30%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.20%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (69.23%) Developer
2 21 (23.08%) Android Developer
3 17 (18.68%) iOS Developer
4 14 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) C++ Developer
6 10 (10.99%) Mobile Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Applications Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Programmer
10 3 (3.30%) Games Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Senior Android Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Qt Developer
11 2 (2.20%) WPF Developer
11 2 (2.20%) Games Programmer
11 2 (2.20%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.20%) C++ Software Engineer
11 2 (2.20%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.08%) JSON
1 21 (23.08%) REST
2 16 (17.58%) XML
3 13 (14.29%) Qt
4 11 (12.09%) OAuth
4 11 (12.09%) Web Services
5 10 (10.99%) HTML
5 10 (10.99%) Cocoa
6 9 (9.89%) DirectX
6 9 (9.89%) Android SDK
7 8 (8.79%) HTML5
8 7 (7.69%) GStreamer
8 7 (7.69%) QML
8 7 (7.69%) Cocoa Touch
9 6 (6.59%) iOS SDK
10 5 (5.49%) OpenGL ES
10 5 (5.49%) CSS
11 4 (4.40%) Middleware
11 4 (4.40%) WebKit
11 4 (4.40%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 32 (35.16%) Mobile App
2 14 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 11 (12.09%) Social Media
4 7 (7.69%) iPad
4 7 (7.69%) iPhone
5 5 (5.49%) STB
6 4 (4.40%) Streaming Video
7 3 (3.30%) DTV
7 3 (3.30%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (3.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (3.30%) Robotics
7 3 (3.30%) Physics
7 3 (3.30%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.20%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.20%) Mechatronics
8 2 (2.20%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.20%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (2.20%) VHDL
9 1 (1.10%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.10%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 34 (37.36%) Android
1 34 (37.36%) Apple iOS
2 22 (24.18%) Linux
3 9 (9.89%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (3.30%) Windows
5 2 (2.20%) UNIX
5 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.10%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.07%) Android Development
3 24 (26.37%) iOS Development
4 20 (21.98%) Mobile Development
4 20 (21.98%) Software Engineering
5 19 (20.88%) Mobile Application Development
6 10 (10.99%) Memory Management
7 7 (7.69%) Game Development
7 7 (7.69%) Open Source
7 7 (7.69%) TDD
8 4 (4.40%) Pair Programming
8 4 (4.40%) Multithreading
9 3 (3.30%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.30%) Embedded Software Development
10 2 (2.20%) MVC
10 2 (2.20%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.20%) Software Architecture
10 2 (2.20%) Signal Processing
10 2 (2.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.20%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (49.45%) C++
2 20 (21.98%) Java
3 17 (18.68%) C
4 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.99%) Objective-C
6 7 (7.69%) Python
7 6 (6.59%) C#
8 4 (4.40%) Embedded C++
9 3 (3.30%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.30%) Lua
9 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.20%) ANSI C
10 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.20%) Perl
11 1 (1.10%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Cygwin
2 1 (1.10%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft