The table below looks at the statistics for OpenGL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenGL over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenGL
Rank 136 134 123
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.035% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.14% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate
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£275 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 - £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £400 £343
% change year-on-year
-23.75% +16.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.81 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+14.84% +17.24%
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
760 725 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.33% 25.49% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 434 403
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 19
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

OpenGL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

OpenGL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

OpenGL
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

OpenGL Daily Rate Trend in the South West

OpenGL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

OpenGL Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

OpenGL
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenGL within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bristol -4 3 £325 -
Somerset - - - - 1
OpenGL
England

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 9 (69.23%) C++
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (38.46%) Games
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
4 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
4 4 (30.77%) DirectX
4 4 (30.77%) C
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) Subversion
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Google
4 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
4 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (30.77%) SQLite
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
4 4 (30.77%) Qt
4 4 (30.77%) Game Development
4 4 (30.77%) QML
4 4 (30.77%) GoogleTest
4 4 (30.77%) Multicast
4 4 (30.77%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Physics

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
1 4 (30.77%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
1 4 (30.77%) Subversion
1 4 (30.77%) GoogleTest
2 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (38.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Programmer
2 4 (30.77%) Graphics Programmer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) DirectX
1 4 (30.77%) Qt
1 4 (30.77%) QML
1 4 (30.77%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (23.08%) CORBA
3 2 (15.38%) WPF
4 1 (7.69%) WinForms
4 1 (7.69%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (23.08%) Physics
4 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
2 4 (30.77%) Game Development
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C++
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) C
4 4 (30.77%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) JTAG
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Google
2 3 (23.08%) Progress