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 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
OpenGL
Rank 387 360 387
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +27
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 25 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.46% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 9
Average daily rate £425 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £327 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -12.50%
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%
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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenGL across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

OpenGL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
City of London -12 3 £450 +12.50% 3
Chiswick - - - -
Bexleyheath - - - -
Orpington - - - -
OpenGL
England

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 57 (87.69%) C++
2 37 (56.92%) Android
3 32 (49.23%) Qt
3 32 (49.23%) Degree
3 32 (49.23%) Java
4 30 (46.15%) C
5 26 (40.00%) OpenGL ES
6 23 (35.38%) Games
7 21 (32.31%) Linux
8 20 (30.77%) TDD
9 19 (29.23%) 3D Graphics
10 17 (26.15%) Software Engineering
11 16 (24.62%) Objective-C
11 16 (24.62%) Computer Science
12 15 (23.08%) Android Development
12 15 (23.08%) iOS Development
13 14 (21.54%) Embedded Systems
13 14 (21.54%) GLSL
14 12 (18.46%) Apple iOS
14 12 (18.46%) Open Source
14 12 (18.46%) Pair Programming
15 11 (16.92%) Mobile App
16 10 (15.38%) HLSL
16 10 (15.38%) QA
16 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (15.38%) Electronics
16 10 (15.38%) PhD
17 8 (12.31%) HTML
17 8 (12.31%) Unit Testing
17 8 (12.31%) iPhone

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (3.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQLite
1 3 (4.62%) MySQL
2 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.23%) JIRA
3 5 (7.69%) Subversion
4 4 (6.15%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.62%) Trac
6 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.08%) IntelliJ
6 2 (3.08%) Maven
6 2 (3.08%) Xcode
7 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
General
1 23 (35.38%) Games
2 10 (15.38%) Electronics
3 2 (3.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Finance
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (70.77%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 12 (18.46%) C++ Developer
4 7 (10.77%) iOS Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Games Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Windows 8 Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (1.54%) iPad Developer
8 1 (1.54%) iPhone Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Middleware Engineer
8 1 (1.54%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.54%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (49.23%) Qt
2 26 (40.00%) OpenGL ES
3 8 (12.31%) HTML
4 7 (10.77%) Direct3D
4 7 (10.77%) OpenCL
4 7 (10.77%) HTML5
4 7 (10.77%) JSON
5 5 (7.69%) WebKit
5 5 (7.69%) DirectX
5 5 (7.69%) XML
6 4 (6.15%) Web Services
6 4 (6.15%) Middleware
6 4 (6.15%) iOS SDK
6 4 (6.15%) REST
6 4 (6.15%) Renderscript
6 4 (6.15%) DirectCompute
6 4 (6.15%) Android NDK
6 4 (6.15%) Android SDK
7 3 (4.62%) Google Maps API
7 3 (4.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) 3D Graphics
2 16 (24.62%) Computer Science
3 14 (21.54%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (18.46%) Open Source
5 11 (16.92%) Mobile App
6 8 (12.31%) iPhone
7 7 (10.77%) RenderMan
8 5 (7.69%) Mathematics
8 5 (7.69%) STB
9 4 (6.15%) DTV
9 4 (6.15%) Animation
9 4 (6.15%) Augmented Reality
9 4 (6.15%) GPGPU
10 3 (4.62%) Video on Demand
10 3 (4.62%) Device Driver
11 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
11 2 (3.08%) Online Games
11 2 (3.08%) Social Network
11 2 (3.08%) iPad
12 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 37 (56.92%) Android
2 21 (32.31%) Linux
3 12 (18.46%) Apple iOS
4 5 (7.69%) Windows
5 4 (6.15%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.54%) bada
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) TDD
2 17 (26.15%) Software Engineering
3 15 (23.08%) Android Development
3 15 (23.08%) iOS Development
4 12 (18.46%) Pair Programming
5 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.31%) Unit Testing
6 8 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (10.77%) Memory Management
8 6 (9.23%) Multithreading
9 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.69%) Scrum
9 5 (7.69%) OOP
10 4 (6.15%) MVC
11 3 (4.62%) Analytics
11 3 (4.62%) Game Development
11 3 (4.62%) Software Testing
11 3 (4.62%) OO
12 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce
12 2 (3.08%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 57 (87.69%) C++
2 32 (49.23%) Java
3 30 (46.15%) C
4 16 (24.62%) Objective-C
5 14 (21.54%) GLSL
6 10 (15.38%) HLSL
7 5 (7.69%) Embedded C
8 4 (6.15%) Python
8 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.15%) Embedded C++
9 2 (3.08%) XAML
9 2 (3.08%) Lua
10 1 (1.54%) VB
10 1 (1.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (49.23%) Degree
2 10 (15.38%) PhD
3 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) Facebook
1 5 (7.69%) Twitter
1 5 (7.69%) Google
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.54%) Apple
3 1 (1.54%) Symbian
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