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 September 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
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenGL
Rank 541 494 500
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +6
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 34 73 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.52% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 48
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 22 16
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +5.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.45%
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
14003 14172 14720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.70% 29.35% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9039 9303 9124
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 249 343
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -20 26 £425 +13.33% 10
South East -14 4 £350 +100.00% 4
South West -37 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +4 1 £350 +47.36%
East of England -31 1 - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
OpenGL
UK

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 42 (68.85%) C++
2 29 (47.54%) Linux
3 27 (44.26%) Qt
4 24 (39.34%) TDD
5 22 (36.07%) Degree
6 21 (34.43%) Pair Programming
7 17 (27.87%) Android
8 15 (24.59%) Java
9 14 (22.95%) C
9 14 (22.95%) Open Source
10 12 (19.67%) Computer Science
10 12 (19.67%) QA
11 11 (18.03%) Web Services
11 11 (18.03%) Android Development
12 10 (16.39%) 3D Graphics
12 10 (16.39%) Objective-C
13 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
13 9 (14.75%) Mathematics
13 9 (14.75%) Games
14 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (13.11%) Apple iOS
14 8 (13.11%) iOS Development
14 8 (13.11%) Android SDK
15 7 (11.48%) Embedded Systems
15 7 (11.48%) SQLite
15 7 (11.48%) Middleware
15 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
15 7 (11.48%) C#
15 7 (11.48%) OO
16 6 (9.84%) OOP

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (1.64%) Blender
1 1 (1.64%) Simulink
1 1 (1.64%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Multicast
1 2 (3.28%) HTTP
1 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) LTE
2 1 (1.64%) DVB
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) Wireless
2 1 (1.64%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.64%) CDMA
2 1 (1.64%) SMS
2 1 (1.64%) UMTS
2 1 (1.64%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQLite
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Subversion
2 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.28%) Trac
3 2 (3.28%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) Xcode
4 1 (1.64%) GDB
4 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (14.75%) Games
2 5 (8.20%) Electronics
3 4 (6.56%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (73.77%) Developer
2 24 (39.34%) C++ Developer
3 16 (26.23%) Qt Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Programmer
4 8 (13.11%) Android Developer
4 8 (13.11%) iOS Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Games Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Development Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Graphics Programmer
7 1 (1.64%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (1.64%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) C++ Programmer
7 1 (1.64%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (1.64%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (1.64%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.64%) Web Developer
7 1 (1.64%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (44.26%) Qt
2 11 (18.03%) Web Services
3 8 (13.11%) Android SDK
4 7 (11.48%) Middleware
5 6 (9.84%) RESTful
6 5 (8.20%) JSON
6 5 (8.20%) HTML
6 5 (8.20%) DirectX
6 5 (8.20%) OpenGL ES
7 4 (6.56%) iOS SDK
7 4 (6.56%) Direct3D
8 3 (4.92%) WinForms
8 3 (4.92%) WPF
8 3 (4.92%) Flash
8 3 (4.92%) J2EE
8 3 (4.92%) CSS
9 2 (3.28%) WebKit
9 2 (3.28%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 2 (3.28%) OpenCL
9 2 (3.28%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Open Source
2 12 (19.67%) Computer Science
3 10 (16.39%) 3D Graphics
4 9 (14.75%) Mathematics
5 7 (11.48%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (4.92%) Animation
7 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.28%) Device Driver
7 2 (3.28%) DTV
7 2 (3.28%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (3.28%) RenderMan
7 2 (3.28%) Physics
8 1 (1.64%) Online Games
8 1 (1.64%) Streaming Media
8 1 (1.64%) Derivative
8 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.64%) STB
8 1 (1.64%) GPGPU
8 1 (1.64%) iPad
8 1 (1.64%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 29 (47.54%) Linux
2 17 (27.87%) Android
3 8 (13.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.28%) Windows
5 1 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) TDD
2 21 (34.43%) Pair Programming
3 11 (18.03%) Android Development
4 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
5 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.11%) iOS Development
6 7 (11.48%) OO
7 6 (9.84%) OOP
7 6 (9.84%) Multithreading
8 5 (8.20%) Game Development
9 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.56%) MVC
10 3 (4.92%) Project Planning
10 3 (4.92%) Software Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.28%) Embedded Software Development
11 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
12 1 (1.64%) Operations Research
12 1 (1.64%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 42 (68.85%) C++
2 15 (24.59%) Java
3 14 (22.95%) C
4 10 (16.39%) Objective-C
5 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.48%) C#
6 5 (8.20%) Python
7 3 (4.92%) GLSL
7 3 (4.92%) HLSL
8 2 (3.28%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.64%) XAML
9 1 (1.64%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 22 (36.07%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) JTAG
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) Google
2 2 (3.28%) Apple
3 1 (1.64%) Autodesk
3 1 (1.64%) SolidWorks
3 1 (1.64%) Facebook
3 1 (1.64%) Twitter
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