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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenGL
Rank 520 452 509
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +57
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 37 70 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.60% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 22
Average daily rate £400 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £295 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £475 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £32.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13748 11579 14356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.77% 26.81% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9003 7377 8666
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 338 363
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 17 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 17 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 17 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 -37 26 £423 -0.58% 13
East of England -33 5 £400 -11.11% 3
West Midlands -19 2 - -
North West -20 1 - - 3
South West -33 1 - - 5
South East -34 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
OpenGL
UK

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 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 (78.43%) C++
2 50 (49.02%) Android
3 46 (45.10%) Java
4 43 (42.16%) C
5 39 (38.24%) Qt
6 37 (36.27%) OpenGL ES
7 36 (35.29%) Degree
8 33 (32.35%) 3D Graphics
9 30 (29.41%) Linux
10 28 (27.45%) Software Engineering
11 27 (26.47%) Games
12 25 (24.51%) Objective-C
12 25 (24.51%) Apple iOS
13 24 (23.53%) iOS Development
13 24 (23.53%) TDD
13 24 (23.53%) Computer Science
14 19 (18.63%) HTML
14 19 (18.63%) Mobile App
15 18 (17.65%) Android Development
15 18 (17.65%) GLSL
15 18 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (16.67%) HTML5
16 17 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
17 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
18 13 (12.75%) Pair Programming
18 13 (12.75%) C#
18 13 (12.75%) Windows
18 13 (12.75%) OO
19 12 (11.76%) Electronics
19 12 (11.76%) Open Source

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 (1.96%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.86%) HTTP
2 1 (0.98%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.94%) SQLite
2 3 (2.94%) MySQL
3 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (9.80%) PhoneGap
2 9 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.82%) Subversion
3 8 (7.84%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.88%) Xcode
4 6 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.88%) JIRA
5 3 (2.94%) NUnit
5 3 (2.94%) Trac
6 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.96%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.96%) Maven
7 1 (0.98%) LLVM
7 1 (0.98%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.98%) Bitbucket
General
1 27 (26.47%) Games
2 12 (11.76%) Electronics
3 5 (4.90%) Finance
4 2 (1.96%) Advertising
4 2 (1.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.98%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 70 (68.63%) Developer
2 16 (15.69%) Software Engineer
3 15 (14.71%) iOS Developer
4 14 (13.73%) C++ Developer
4 14 (13.73%) Android Developer
5 6 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (5.88%) Games Developer
6 4 (3.92%) Applications Developer
6 4 (3.92%) Windows Mobile Developer
7 3 (2.94%) iPhone Developer
7 3 (2.94%) Software Developer
7 3 (2.94%) Blackberry Developer
8 2 (1.96%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (1.96%) iPad Developer
8 2 (1.96%) Project Manager
8 2 (1.96%) Windows 8 Developer
9 1 (0.98%) Web Developer
9 1 (0.98%) Lead Developer
9 1 (0.98%) Middleware Engineer
9 1 (0.98%) Graphics Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (38.24%) Qt
2 37 (36.27%) OpenGL ES
3 19 (18.63%) HTML
4 17 (16.67%) HTML5
5 11 (10.78%) Web Services
6 10 (9.80%) jQuery
6 10 (9.80%) Ext JS
6 10 (9.80%) Sencha Touch
7 8 (7.84%) OpenCL
7 8 (7.84%) iOS SDK
7 8 (7.84%) Cocoa
7 8 (7.84%) JSON
8 7 (6.86%) DirectX
8 7 (6.86%) REST
8 7 (6.86%) Direct3D
9 6 (5.88%) Middleware
10 5 (4.90%) XML
10 5 (4.90%) WebKit
10 5 (4.90%) UIKit
11 4 (3.92%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 33 (32.35%) 3D Graphics
2 24 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 19 (18.63%) Mobile App
4 17 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (11.76%) Open Source
6 10 (9.80%) iPhone
7 8 (7.84%) Mathematics
7 8 (7.84%) iPad
8 7 (6.86%) GPGPU
8 7 (6.86%) RenderMan
8 7 (6.86%) Client/Server
8 7 (6.86%) Device Driver
8 7 (6.86%) Animation
9 5 (4.90%) STB
9 5 (4.90%) Augmented Reality
9 5 (4.90%) Social Media
10 4 (3.92%) Online Games
10 4 (3.92%) Smartphone
10 4 (3.92%) Blackberry
10 4 (3.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 50 (49.02%) Android
2 30 (29.41%) Linux
3 25 (24.51%) Apple iOS
4 13 (12.75%) Windows
5 7 (6.86%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (3.92%) Windows Phone
6 4 (3.92%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (2.94%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.94%) BlackBerry OS
8 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.96%) bada
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.45%) Software Engineering
2 24 (23.53%) TDD
2 24 (23.53%) iOS Development
3 18 (17.65%) Android Development
3 18 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.75%) OO
4 13 (12.75%) Pair Programming
5 11 (10.78%) OOP
6 10 (9.80%) Multithreading
7 9 (8.82%) Memory Management
7 9 (8.82%) Scrum
8 8 (7.84%) Unit Testing
8 8 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (6.86%) Data Modelling
10 6 (5.88%) Analytics
11 5 (4.90%) Game Development
11 5 (4.90%) Software Testing
12 4 (3.92%) MVC
13 3 (2.94%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 80 (78.43%) C++
2 46 (45.10%) Java
3 43 (42.16%) C
4 25 (24.51%) Objective-C
5 18 (17.65%) GLSL
6 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
7 13 (12.75%) C#
8 11 (10.78%) HLSL
8 11 (10.78%) PHP
9 10 (9.80%) Python
10 9 (8.82%) SQL
11 8 (7.84%) Embedded C
12 7 (6.86%) Embedded C++
13 6 (5.88%) Assembly Language
13 6 (5.88%) XAML
14 3 (2.94%) Lua
15 1 (0.98%) Ruby
15 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (35.29%) Degree
2 11 (10.78%) PhD
3 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.80%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (9.80%) Sencha
2 8 (7.84%) Apple
3 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.90%) Facebook
4 5 (4.90%) Twitter
4 5 (4.90%) Google
5 3 (2.94%) JD Edwards
5 3 (2.94%) QNX
6 2 (1.96%) Symbian
7 1 (0.98%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.98%) Volantis
7 1 (0.98%) Netbiscuits
7 1 (0.98%) Kony
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