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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenGL
Rank 538 502 507
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +5
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 42 60 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.43% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 49
Average daily rate
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£425 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -4.93%
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
13987 14091 14789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.90% 29.28% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9268 9363 8950
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 232 362
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.63 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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
London +17 34 £425 +9.67% 14
South East -20 4 £350 +55.55% 4
South West -31 3 - - 2
East of England -35 1 - - 3
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 2
OpenGL
UK

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 50 (67.57%) C++
2 44 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (52.70%) Linux
4 33 (44.59%) Qt
5 32 (43.24%) TDD
6 28 (37.84%) Pair Programming
7 26 (35.14%) Degree
8 21 (28.38%) Android
8 21 (28.38%) Open Source
9 18 (24.32%) Android Development
9 18 (24.32%) Java
10 16 (21.62%) C
10 16 (21.62%) QA
11 14 (18.92%) Web Services
12 13 (17.57%) Android SDK
13 12 (16.22%) Apple iOS
14 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
14 11 (14.86%) Mathematics
15 10 (13.51%) Objective-C
15 10 (13.51%) OO
16 9 (12.16%) OOP
16 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
16 9 (12.16%) RESTful
17 8 (10.81%) SQLite
17 8 (10.81%) Multithreading
17 8 (10.81%) 3D Graphics
17 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
17 8 (10.81%) HTML
17 8 (10.81%) iOS Development
17 8 (10.81%) iOS SDK

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Blender
1 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.35%) MS Office
1 1 (1.35%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.35%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Multicast
2 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.35%) LTE
3 1 (1.35%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.35%) CDMA
3 1 (1.35%) SMS
3 1 (1.35%) UMTS
3 1 (1.35%) WCDMA
3 1 (1.35%) HTTP
3 1 (1.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Subversion
2 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.35%) Gradle
3 1 (1.35%) Trac
3 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.35%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.35%) JIRA
3 1 (1.35%) GDB
3 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.35%) Xcode
General
1 7 (9.46%) Games
2 5 (6.76%) Marketing
3 3 (4.05%) Electronics
4 2 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 61 (82.43%) Developer
2 32 (43.24%) C++ Developer
3 21 (28.38%) Qt Developer
4 14 (18.92%) Android Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Programmer
6 8 (10.81%) iOS Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Graphics Programmer
9 3 (4.05%) Development Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Senior Software Developer
11 1 (1.35%) Tools Programmer
11 1 (1.35%) Game Tools Programmer
11 1 (1.35%) Senior iOS Developer
11 1 (1.35%) Senior Android Developer
11 1 (1.35%) C++ Programmer
11 1 (1.35%) Graduate Software Developer
11 1 (1.35%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (44.59%) Qt
2 14 (18.92%) Web Services
3 13 (17.57%) Android SDK
4 9 (12.16%) RESTful
5 8 (10.81%) HTML
5 8 (10.81%) iOS SDK
6 6 (8.11%) DirectX
6 6 (8.11%) J2EE
6 6 (8.11%) CSS
7 5 (6.76%) JSON
7 5 (6.76%) Middleware
8 4 (5.41%) XML
9 3 (4.05%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 3 (4.05%) WinForms
9 3 (4.05%) WPF
9 3 (4.05%) Flash
10 2 (2.70%) STL
10 2 (2.70%) .NET
10 2 (2.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Open Source
2 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.86%) Mathematics
3 8 (10.81%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (4.05%) Animation
5 3 (4.05%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (2.70%) DTV
6 2 (2.70%) Physics
6 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.35%) Streaming Media
7 1 (1.35%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.35%) iPad
7 1 (1.35%) CUDA
7 1 (1.35%) GPGPU
7 1 (1.35%) iPhone
7 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 39 (52.70%) Linux
2 21 (28.38%) Android
3 12 (16.22%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.05%) Windows
5 2 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (43.24%) TDD
3 28 (37.84%) Pair Programming
4 18 (24.32%) Android Development
5 10 (13.51%) OO
6 9 (12.16%) OOP
7 8 (10.81%) Multithreading
7 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
7 8 (10.81%) iOS Development
8 7 (9.46%) MVC
9 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.11%) Waterfall
10 5 (6.76%) Game Development
11 4 (5.41%) Project Planning
12 3 (4.05%) Embedded Software Development
12 3 (4.05%) Software Testing
12 3 (4.05%) Unit Testing
13 1 (1.35%) 3D Animation
13 1 (1.35%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 50 (67.57%) C++
2 18 (24.32%) Java
3 16 (21.62%) C
4 10 (13.51%) Objective-C
5 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.46%) C#
7 5 (6.76%) Python
8 1 (1.35%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.35%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.35%) VC++
8 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (35.14%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.62%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) JTAG
2 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.35%) TickIT
Vendors
1 6 (8.11%) Google
2 2 (2.70%) Apple
3 1 (1.35%) Facebook
3 1 (1.35%) Twitter
3 1 (1.35%) Autodesk
3 1 (1.35%) SolidWorks
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