The table below looks at the statistics for GLSL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GLSL over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL)
Rank - - 626
Contract jobs citing GLSL 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
21223 21555 19738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.22% 37.85% 37.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14516 14480 12675
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 437 406
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £18.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

GLSL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing GLSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GLSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for GLSL.

1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 8 (100.00%) Games
1 8 (100.00%) HLSL
1 8 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
2 7 (87.50%) Algorithms
2 7 (87.50%) Animation
2 7 (87.50%) Mathematics
2 7 (87.50%) Physics
2 7 (87.50%) V-Ray
2 7 (87.50%) Game Development
2 7 (87.50%) R
2 7 (87.50%) RenderMan
2 7 (87.50%) DirectX
2 7 (87.50%) OOD
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development

GLSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 8 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Games Developer
2 7 (87.50%) C++ Developer
2 7 (87.50%) C++ Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 8 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
2 7 (87.50%) DirectX
2 7 (87.50%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Algorithms
1 7 (87.50%) Animation
1 7 (87.50%) Mathematics
1 7 (87.50%) Physics
1 7 (87.50%) RenderMan
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Game Development
1 7 (87.50%) OOD
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) HLSL
2 7 (87.50%) R