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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Level Shading Language (HLSL)
Rank - 417 413
Contract jobs citing HLSL 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.028% 0.011%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.063% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
10088 11120 10503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.55% 44.12% 40.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7127 7896 7315
Average daily rate £430 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 89 146
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £17.60 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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

HLSL
Top 20 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing HLSL 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 HLSL.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PhD
1 3 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
1 3 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Qt
1 3 (100.00%) GLSL
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (100.00%) OpenGL ES
2 2 (66.67%) Direct3D
2 2 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) RenderMan
3 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (33.33%) OpenCL
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing

HLSL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing HLSL 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 HLSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 3 (100.00%) Qt
1 3 (100.00%) OpenGL ES
2 2 (66.67%) Direct3D
3 1 (33.33%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (66.67%) RenderMan
3 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) PhD
1 3 (100.00%) Degree