The first table below looks at the demand for OpenGL 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 OpenGL over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenGL
Rank 379 353 359
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 22 54 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.71% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 23
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£413 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
- +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 13
Average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £35.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £40.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.08%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7272 7612 7536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.84% 31.40% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5181 5488 5257
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 81 82
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
OpenGL
England

OpenGL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

OpenGL Jobs Demand Trend in London

OpenGL
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

OpenGL Daily Rate Trend in London

OpenGL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenGL across the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

OpenGL Daily Rate Histogram in London

OpenGL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

OpenGL Hourly Rate Trend in London

OpenGL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenGL within the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +21 4 £450 +50.00% 2
Chessington - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
OpenGL
England

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 36 (73.47%) C++
2 22 (44.90%) Linux
2 22 (44.90%) Qt
3 19 (38.78%) Android
4 18 (36.73%) C
4 18 (36.73%) TDD
4 18 (36.73%) Degree
5 13 (26.53%) Pair Programming
5 13 (26.53%) Java
6 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (20.41%) Objective-C
6 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
6 10 (20.41%) 3D Graphics
7 9 (18.37%) Android Development
7 9 (18.37%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
8 8 (16.33%) Open Source
8 8 (16.33%) iOS Development
8 8 (16.33%) Web Services
9 7 (14.29%) Middleware
9 7 (14.29%) QA
9 7 (14.29%) SQLite
10 6 (12.24%) JSON
10 6 (12.24%) OpenGL ES
10 6 (12.24%) Electronics
11 5 (10.20%) Games
11 5 (10.20%) Python
11 5 (10.20%) PhD
11 5 (10.20%) HLSL
11 5 (10.20%) GLSL

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) DVB
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQLite
2 2 (4.08%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.16%) JIRA
1 4 (8.16%) Subversion
2 3 (6.12%) Trac
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (12.24%) Electronics
2 5 (10.20%) Games
3 3 (6.12%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (75.51%) Developer
2 18 (36.73%) C++ Developer
3 12 (24.49%) Qt Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Android Developer
4 6 (12.24%) iOS Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Programmer
6 2 (4.08%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) C++ Programmer
7 1 (2.04%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 8 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) Qt
2 8 (16.33%) Web Services
3 7 (14.29%) Middleware
4 6 (12.24%) JSON
4 6 (12.24%) OpenGL ES
5 5 (10.20%) Android SDK
6 4 (8.16%) HTML5
6 4 (8.16%) OpenCL
6 4 (8.16%) HTML
7 3 (6.12%) XML
7 3 (6.12%) Direct3D
7 3 (6.12%) WebKit
8 2 (4.08%) Renderscript
8 2 (4.08%) DirectCompute
8 2 (4.08%) Android NDK
8 2 (4.08%) DirectX
9 1 (2.04%) Cocoa
9 1 (2.04%) .NET
9 1 (2.04%) CSS
9 1 (2.04%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) 3D Graphics
2 9 (18.37%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
3 8 (16.33%) Open Source
4 5 (10.20%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.12%) Device Driver
5 3 (6.12%) RenderMan
5 3 (6.12%) DTV
6 2 (4.08%) iPad
6 2 (4.08%) CUDA
6 2 (4.08%) GPGPU
6 2 (4.08%) iPhone
6 2 (4.08%) STB
7 1 (2.04%) Derivative
7 1 (2.04%) Streaming Media
7 1 (2.04%) Animation
7 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Linux
2 19 (38.78%) Android
3 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
4 4 (8.16%) Windows
5 2 (4.08%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) TDD
2 13 (26.53%) Pair Programming
3 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
4 9 (18.37%) Android Development
5 8 (16.33%) iOS Development
6 4 (8.16%) Multithreading
6 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.08%) OOP
9 1 (2.04%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.04%) Project Management
9 1 (2.04%) Scrum
9 1 (2.04%) MVC
9 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.04%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.04%) OOD
9 1 (2.04%) Kanban
9 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.04%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) C++
2 18 (36.73%) C
3 13 (26.53%) Java
4 10 (20.41%) Objective-C
5 5 (10.20%) Python
5 5 (10.20%) HLSL
5 5 (10.20%) GLSL
6 3 (6.12%) Embedded C
7 2 (4.08%) Embedded C++
7 2 (4.08%) C#
7 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.04%) XAML
8 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) PhD
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) Apple
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Facebook
2 1 (2.04%) Twitter
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