The table below looks at the statistics 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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenGL
Rank 380 384 349
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -35
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 23 33 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.47% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 28
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £357 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 4
Average hourly rate - £38.25 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
OpenGL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6817 7048 6499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.95% 29.62% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5194 5077 4728
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 54 69
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £48.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 December 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 December 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 +10 8 £525 +16.66% 1
Chessington - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
OpenGL
England

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 44 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (70.18%) C++
3 34 (59.65%) Linux
3 34 (59.65%) Qt
4 33 (57.89%) TDD
5 28 (49.12%) Pair Programming
6 20 (35.09%) Open Source
7 18 (31.58%) Degree
8 16 (28.07%) OO
9 15 (26.32%) OOP
10 14 (24.56%) Java
10 14 (24.56%) QA
11 13 (22.81%) HTML
12 12 (21.05%) MVC
12 12 (21.05%) Android
12 12 (21.05%) Apple iOS
12 12 (21.05%) Android SDK
12 12 (21.05%) Android Development
13 10 (17.54%) iOS SDK
13 10 (17.54%) Multithreading
13 10 (17.54%) Web Services
14 9 (15.79%) RESTful
15 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
16 7 (12.28%) J2EE
16 7 (12.28%) CSS
16 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
16 7 (12.28%) Google
16 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
17 6 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
18 5 (8.77%) Advertising

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Subversion
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.75%) Gradle
2 1 (1.75%) Android Studio
2 1 (1.75%) Xcode
General
1 5 (8.77%) Advertising
2 2 (3.51%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (96.49%) Developer
2 30 (52.63%) C++ Developer
3 22 (38.60%) Qt Developer
4 12 (21.05%) Android Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Flash Developer
8 3 (5.26%) iOS Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Flex Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior iOS Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) Lead Developer
10 1 (1.75%) Games Developer
10 1 (1.75%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.75%) UI Programmer
10 1 (1.75%) Senior Android Developer
10 1 (1.75%) UI Developer
10 1 (1.75%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (59.65%) Qt
2 13 (22.81%) HTML
3 12 (21.05%) Android SDK
4 10 (17.54%) iOS SDK
4 10 (17.54%) Web Services
5 9 (15.79%) RESTful
6 7 (12.28%) J2EE
6 7 (12.28%) CSS
7 4 (7.02%) Flash
7 4 (7.02%) Apache Flex
7 4 (7.02%) Adobe AIR
7 4 (7.02%) PureMVC
7 4 (7.02%) WebGL
7 4 (7.02%) OpenGL ES
7 4 (7.02%) Stage3D
7 4 (7.02%) Away3D
8 3 (5.26%) XML
9 2 (3.51%) Ajax
9 2 (3.51%) JSON
9 2 (3.51%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.09%) Open Source
2 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.02%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.51%) DTV
5 1 (1.75%) STB
5 1 (1.75%) Animation
5 1 (1.75%) iPhone
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.75%) Kinect
5 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (59.65%) Linux
2 12 (21.05%) Android
2 12 (21.05%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.51%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (57.89%) TDD
3 28 (49.12%) Pair Programming
4 16 (28.07%) OO
5 15 (26.32%) OOP
6 12 (21.05%) MVC
6 12 (21.05%) Android Development
7 10 (17.54%) Multithreading
8 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
8 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.02%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (5.26%) iOS Development
11 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
12 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
13 1 (1.75%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (1.75%) Memory Management
13 1 (1.75%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (70.18%) C++
2 14 (24.56%) Java
3 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.77%) Objective-C
5 4 (7.02%) PHP
6 1 (1.75%) VC++
6 1 (1.75%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.56%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Google
2 4 (7.02%) Adobe
3 1 (1.75%) Facebook