The table below looks at the statistics for GLSL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GLSL over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL)
Rank 599 598 553
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -45
Contract jobs citing GLSL 1 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.028%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.005% 0.005% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate
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- £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21370 20232 18670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.09% 37.57% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14302 13111 11434
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 434 602
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £17.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

GLSL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GLSL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

GLSL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GLSL
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GLSL within the UK.

GLSL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GLSL
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GLSL within the UK.

GLSL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GLSL
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GLSL within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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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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
England -10 1 - - 6
London -12 1 - - 2

GLSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GLSL 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 GLSL.

1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) OpenGL
2 5 (71.43%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (57.14%) Android
3 4 (57.14%) OpenGL ES
4 3 (42.86%) Android Development
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) C
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Tizen
6 1 (14.29%) OpenCL
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Analytics
6 1 (14.29%) GPGPU
6 1 (14.29%) Parallel Computing
6 1 (14.29%) CUDA
6 1 (14.29%) R
6 1 (14.29%) QML
6 1 (14.29%) Qt
6 1 (14.29%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 1 (14.29%) Statistics
6 1 (14.29%) Physics
6 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Mathematica

GLSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GLSL 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 GLSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematica
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Development Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) OpenGL
2 4 (57.14%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (14.29%) Qt
3 1 (14.29%) QML
3 1 (14.29%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) DTV
3 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Physics
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) GPGPU
3 1 (14.29%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Android
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) Android Development
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Parallel Computing
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) C
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
3 1 (14.29%) R