The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenGL
Rank 534 447 503
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +56
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 37 74 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.63% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 22
Average daily rate £400 £400 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 17
Average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £33.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £39.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -9.67%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13805 11747 14337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.95% 26.87% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9068 7515 8670
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 334 358
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 £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
OpenGL
UK

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 23 April 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
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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -21 27 £423 -0.58% 9
East of England -37 4 £400 -11.11% 1
West Midlands -19 2 - - 1
South West -25 1 - -
North West -25 1 - - 3
South East -38 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
OpenGL
UK

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 80 (77.67%) C++
2 47 (45.63%) Android
3 43 (41.75%) Java
4 42 (40.78%) C
5 39 (37.86%) Qt
6 34 (33.01%) OpenGL ES
7 33 (32.04%) Degree
8 32 (31.07%) Linux
9 30 (29.13%) 3D Graphics
10 27 (26.21%) TDD
10 27 (26.21%) Software Engineering
11 25 (24.27%) Objective-C
11 25 (24.27%) Games
11 25 (24.27%) Apple iOS
12 24 (23.30%) iOS Development
13 21 (20.39%) Computer Science
14 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (18.45%) HTML
14 19 (18.45%) Mobile App
15 18 (17.48%) Android Development
16 17 (16.50%) HTML5
17 16 (15.53%) Embedded Systems
18 15 (14.56%) GLSL
18 15 (14.56%) Pair Programming
19 14 (13.59%) JavaScript
20 13 (12.62%) C#
20 13 (12.62%) Windows
20 13 (12.62%) OO
21 12 (11.65%) Open Source
22 11 (10.68%) Python

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.94%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) HTTP
2 1 (0.97%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) SQLite
2 3 (2.91%) MySQL
3 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (9.71%) PhoneGap
2 9 (8.74%) Subversion
2 9 (8.74%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.77%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.83%) Xcode
4 6 (5.83%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.83%) JIRA
5 3 (2.91%) Trac
5 3 (2.91%) NUnit
6 2 (1.94%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.94%) Maven
7 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.97%) LLVM
General
1 25 (24.27%) Games
2 9 (8.74%) Electronics
3 5 (4.85%) Finance
4 2 (1.94%) Advertising
4 2 (1.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 72 (69.90%) Developer
2 17 (16.50%) C++ Developer
3 16 (15.53%) Software Engineer
4 15 (14.56%) iOS Developer
5 14 (13.59%) Android Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Games Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (3.88%) Applications Developer
7 4 (3.88%) Windows Mobile Developer
8 3 (2.91%) Blackberry Developer
8 3 (2.91%) iPhone Developer
8 3 (2.91%) Software Developer
9 2 (1.94%) Project Manager
9 2 (1.94%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (1.94%) iPad Developer
9 2 (1.94%) Windows 8 Developer
10 1 (0.97%) Middleware Engineer
10 1 (0.97%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (0.97%) C++ Programmer
10 1 (0.97%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (37.86%) Qt
2 34 (33.01%) OpenGL ES
3 19 (18.45%) HTML
4 17 (16.50%) HTML5
5 11 (10.68%) Web Services
6 10 (9.71%) Ext JS
6 10 (9.71%) jQuery
6 10 (9.71%) Sencha Touch
7 8 (7.77%) Cocoa
7 8 (7.77%) JSON
7 8 (7.77%) iOS SDK
8 7 (6.80%) REST
8 7 (6.80%) OpenCL
8 7 (6.80%) DirectX
9 6 (5.83%) Middleware
9 6 (5.83%) Direct3D
10 5 (4.85%) WebKit
10 5 (4.85%) UIKit
10 5 (4.85%) XML
11 4 (3.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (29.13%) 3D Graphics
2 21 (20.39%) Computer Science
3 19 (18.45%) Mobile App
4 16 (15.53%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (11.65%) Open Source
6 10 (9.71%) iPhone
7 8 (7.77%) iPad
8 7 (6.80%) Mathematics
8 7 (6.80%) Device Driver
8 7 (6.80%) GPGPU
8 7 (6.80%) Client/Server
9 6 (5.83%) RenderMan
9 6 (5.83%) Animation
10 5 (4.85%) Augmented Reality
10 5 (4.85%) STB
10 5 (4.85%) Social Media
11 4 (3.88%) Blackberry
11 4 (3.88%) DTV
11 4 (3.88%) Online Games
11 4 (3.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 47 (45.63%) Android
2 32 (31.07%) Linux
3 25 (24.27%) Apple iOS
4 13 (12.62%) Windows
5 7 (6.80%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (3.88%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (3.88%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.91%) BlackBerry OS
7 3 (2.91%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.94%) bada
8 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.21%) TDD
1 27 (26.21%) Software Engineering
2 24 (23.30%) iOS Development
3 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (17.48%) Android Development
5 15 (14.56%) Pair Programming
6 13 (12.62%) OO
7 11 (10.68%) OOP
8 10 (9.71%) Multithreading
9 9 (8.74%) Memory Management
9 9 (8.74%) Scrum
10 8 (7.77%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (6.80%) Data Modelling
12 6 (5.83%) Analytics
13 5 (4.85%) Game Development
14 4 (3.88%) MVC
15 3 (2.91%) Mobile Application Development
15 3 (2.91%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (77.67%) C++
2 43 (41.75%) Java
3 42 (40.78%) C
4 25 (24.27%) Objective-C
5 15 (14.56%) GLSL
6 14 (13.59%) JavaScript
7 13 (12.62%) C#
8 11 (10.68%) Python
8 11 (10.68%) PHP
9 9 (8.74%) HLSL
9 9 (8.74%) SQL
10 8 (7.77%) Embedded C
11 7 (6.80%) Embedded C++
12 6 (5.83%) Assembly Language
12 6 (5.83%) XAML
13 3 (2.91%) Lua
14 1 (0.97%) Ruby
14 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (32.04%) Degree
2 9 (8.74%) PhD
3 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (9.71%) Sencha
2 8 (7.77%) Apple
3 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.85%) Facebook
4 5 (4.85%) Twitter
4 5 (4.85%) Google
5 3 (2.91%) JD Edwards
5 3 (2.91%) QNX
6 2 (1.94%) Symbian
7 1 (0.97%) Netbiscuits
7 1 (0.97%) Kony
7 1 (0.97%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.97%) Volantis
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