The first table below looks at the demand for OpenCL 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 OpenCL over the 3 months to 18 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 London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Khronos Group OpenCL
Rank 408 382 421
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +39
Contract jobs citing OpenCL 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.032% 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.056% 0.11% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £400 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £37.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.00 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7080 6238 7719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.26% 28.87% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5091 4525 5117
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
OpenCL
England

OpenCL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenCL across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OpenCL Jobs Demand Trend in London

OpenCL
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenCL across the London region.

OpenCL Daily Rate Trend in London

OpenCL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

OpenCL Hourly Rate Trend in London

OpenCL
Top 27 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing OpenCL 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 OpenCL.

1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (100.00%) Android
2 7 (87.50%) 3D Graphics
2 7 (87.50%) OpenGL
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) C
3 5 (62.50%) DirectCompute
4 4 (50.00%) GPGPU
4 4 (50.00%) Renderscript
4 4 (50.00%) Electronics
4 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 4 (50.00%) Embedded C++
5 3 (37.50%) DirectX
5 3 (37.50%) PhD
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (37.50%) Device Driver
5 3 (37.50%) Qt
5 3 (37.50%) OpenGL ES
5 3 (37.50%) HLSL
5 3 (37.50%) GLSL
5 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (25.00%) CUDA
7 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux

OpenCL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing OpenCL 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 OpenCL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) OpenGL
2 5 (62.50%) DirectCompute
3 4 (50.00%) Renderscript
4 3 (37.50%) DirectX
4 3 (37.50%) Qt
4 3 (37.50%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (50.00%) GPGPU
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Device Driver
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (25.00%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Android
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) C
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 3 (37.50%) HLSL
4 3 (37.50%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) PhD
1 3 (37.50%) Degree