The table below looks at the statistics for HLSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HLSL over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Level Shading Language (HLSL)
Rank - 386 377
Contract jobs citing HLSL 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.023% 0.005%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.056% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
8986 8852 8259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.32% 40.50% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6590 6301 5949
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.77% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 76 88
Average hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £27.50 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £54.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

HLSL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HLSL across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

HLSL Jobs Demand Trend in London

HLSL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HLSL across the London region.

HLSL Hourly Rate Trend in London