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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL)
Rank - 567 594
Contract jobs citing GLSL 0 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.021% 0.015%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.054% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £263 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £225 £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.50

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
21221 20494 21640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.72% 38.88% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13638 13017 12799
Average daily rate £390 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £568 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 548 770
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £17.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 8 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 23 September 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
Cambridge - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
London - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
England - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

GLSL
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PhD
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) RenderMan
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Video Editing
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Qt
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) WebGL
1 1 (50.00%) FFmpeg
1 1 (50.00%) Direct3D
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (50.00%) WebRTC
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL ES
1 1 (50.00%) HLSL
1 1 (50.00%) Couchbase

GLSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Couchbase
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (50.00%) Qt
1 1 (50.00%) WebGL
1 1 (50.00%) FFmpeg
1 1 (50.00%) Direct3D
1 1 (50.00%) WebRTC
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (50.00%) RenderMan
1 1 (50.00%) Video Editing
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PhD
1 1 (50.00%) Degree