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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL)
Rank 632 632 621
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing GLSL 8 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.038% 0.014% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
21317 20804 20291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.16% 37.32% 37.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14639 13526 13204
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 433 475
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.50 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Scotland - 7 £350 -
Glasgow - 6 £350 -

GLSL
Top 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

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