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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenGL
Rank 520 498 453
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -45
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 36 51 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.40% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 30
Average daily rate
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£320 £420 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £340 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £493 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £343
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 16
Average hourly rate £36.31 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.29 £44.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.81 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+14.84% +17.24%
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
12995 12650 11269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.22% 27.37% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8622 8020 7196
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 248 288
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.97 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

OpenGL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 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
London -13 16 £338 -22.85% 10
East of England +4 5 £300 -25.00% 5
South West -9 5 £275 - 1
South East -14 5 £300 - 8
West Midlands - 2 - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North East - - - - 4
North West - - - - 4
OpenGL
UK

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 60 (68.97%) C++
2 42 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (41.38%) Qt
3 36 (41.38%) Linux
4 25 (28.74%) Software Engineering
5 23 (26.44%) TDD
6 19 (21.84%) OOP
6 19 (21.84%) OO
7 18 (20.69%) Pair Programming
8 17 (19.54%) Degree
8 17 (19.54%) Android
9 16 (18.39%) HTML
9 16 (18.39%) Java
10 15 (17.24%) C
10 15 (17.24%) Multithreading
11 14 (16.09%) Apple iOS
12 13 (14.94%) MVC
13 12 (13.79%) Open Source
13 12 (13.79%) Android Development
14 11 (12.64%) 3D Graphics
14 11 (12.64%) C#
14 11 (12.64%) Subversion
15 9 (10.34%) iOS SDK
15 9 (10.34%) Android SDK
15 9 (10.34%) Google
15 9 (10.34%) DirectX
16 8 (9.20%) JavaScript
16 8 (9.20%) Flash
16 8 (9.20%) Python
16 8 (9.20%) Computer Science

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (2.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) DVB
2 4 (4.60%) Ethernet
2 4 (4.60%) Multicast
3 1 (1.15%) HTTP
3 1 (1.15%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Subversion
2 6 (6.90%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.60%) GoogleTest
4 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.30%) Appium
5 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.30%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (2.30%) Xcode
6 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.15%) Gradle
6 1 (1.15%) Android Studio
General
1 7 (8.05%) Advertising
2 6 (6.90%) Games
2 6 (6.90%) Marketing
3 5 (5.75%) Aerospace
4 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.30%) Electronics
5 2 (2.30%) Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Retail
6 1 (1.15%) Military
6 1 (1.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 61 (70.11%) Developer
2 23 (26.44%) C++ Developer
3 20 (22.99%) Software Engineer
4 15 (17.24%) Qt Developer
5 13 (14.94%) Software Developer
6 10 (11.49%) Android Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Flash Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Flex Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.75%) Programmer
9 5 (5.75%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Graphics Programmer
10 4 (4.60%) iOS Developer
11 3 (3.45%) WPF Developer
11 3 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) Lead Developer
12 2 (2.30%) C++/C# Developer
12 2 (2.30%) Development Engineer
12 2 (2.30%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (41.38%) Qt
2 16 (18.39%) HTML
3 9 (10.34%) DirectX
3 9 (10.34%) iOS SDK
3 9 (10.34%) Android SDK
4 8 (9.20%) Flash
5 7 (8.05%) Apache Flex
5 7 (8.05%) PureMVC
5 7 (8.05%) Adobe AIR
5 7 (8.05%) WebGL
5 7 (8.05%) Stage3D
5 7 (8.05%) Away3D
6 6 (6.90%) RESTful
6 6 (6.90%) CSS
6 6 (6.90%) Web Services
7 5 (5.75%) J2EE
7 5 (5.75%) WPF
7 5 (5.75%) QML
7 5 (5.75%) OpenGL ES
7 5 (5.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Open Source
2 11 (12.64%) 3D Graphics
3 8 (9.20%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.20%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.90%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.90%) STB
5 5 (5.75%) IPTV
6 4 (4.60%) DTV
6 4 (4.60%) Physics
6 4 (4.60%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.45%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (2.30%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.30%) GIS
8 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.15%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.15%) Statistics
9 1 (1.15%) GPGPU
9 1 (1.15%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 36 (41.38%) Linux
2 17 (19.54%) Android
3 14 (16.09%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.60%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (3.45%) VxWorks
6 2 (2.30%) Windows
7 1 (1.15%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.74%) Software Engineering
3 23 (26.44%) TDD
4 19 (21.84%) OOP
4 19 (21.84%) OO
5 18 (20.69%) Pair Programming
6 15 (17.24%) Multithreading
7 13 (14.94%) MVC
8 12 (13.79%) Android Development
9 7 (8.05%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.75%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.75%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (5.75%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.60%) Game Development
11 4 (4.60%) iOS Development
12 3 (3.45%) 3D Modelling
12 3 (3.45%) Test Automation
12 3 (3.45%) Image Processing
12 3 (3.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 60 (68.97%) C++
2 16 (18.39%) Java
3 15 (17.24%) C
4 11 (12.64%) C#
5 8 (9.20%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.20%) Python
6 7 (8.05%) PHP
7 6 (6.90%) GLSL
8 5 (5.75%) SQL
9 3 (3.45%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.30%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.30%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.15%) R
11 1 (1.15%) VC++
11 1 (1.15%) Ada
11 1 (1.15%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.15%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 17 (19.54%) Degree
2 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
2 4 (4.60%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.60%) TickIT
3 1 (1.15%) JTAG
3 1 (1.15%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) Google
2 7 (8.05%) Adobe
3 3 (3.45%) Progress
4 1 (1.15%) Wind River
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