The table below looks at the statistics for OpenCL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenCL over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Khronos Group OpenCL
UK
Rank - 622 625
Contract jobs citing OpenCL 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.010% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.034% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £43.75 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 £60.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13979 14840 14022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.23% 28.54% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9757 10205 9249
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 £303 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 248 193
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.95 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

OpenCL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing OpenCL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OpenCL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenCL
Daily Rate Trend

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

OpenCL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OpenCL
Hourly Rate Trend

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

OpenCL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OpenCL
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenCL 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 OpenCL.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) OpenGL
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (66.67%) Parallel Computing
2 2 (66.67%) Game Development
2 2 (66.67%) OpenCV
2 2 (66.67%) Renderscript
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) Android NDK
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Vision
2 2 (66.67%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) VHDL

OpenCL
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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Android Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Android NDK
1 2 (66.67%) OpenCV
1 2 (66.67%) OpenGL
1 2 (66.67%) Renderscript
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (33.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Android Development
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Vision
1 2 (66.67%) Game Development
1 2 (66.67%) Parallel Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared