The table below looks at the statistics for HLSL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HLSL over the 3 months to 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Level Shading Language (HLSL)
Rank - - 577
Contract jobs citing HLSL 0 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.019%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
22386 20754 20268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.31% 37.15% 38.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15063 13125 12778
Average daily rate £400 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 523 429 570
Average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £16.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

HLSL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

HLSL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HLSL
Daily Rate Trend

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

HLSL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HLSL
Hourly Rate Trend

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

HLSL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK