The table below looks at the statistics for OpenCL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenCL over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Khronos Group OpenCL
Rank 581 554 523
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -31
Contract jobs citing OpenCL 1 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.010% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.037% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 14
Average daily rate
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- £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £303
% change year-on-year
- +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £38.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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
13576 13373 12086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.64% 27.09% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8850 8409 7599
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 245 303
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 £20.00 £15.97 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

OpenCL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenCL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenCL within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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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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
England -30 1 - - 3
East of England - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
South East - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Havant - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
London - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Staines - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

OpenCL
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenCL 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 OpenCL.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) OpenGL
3 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematica
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Qt
3 1 (33.33%) OpenVG
3 1 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) CUDA
3 1 (33.33%) R
3 1 (33.33%) GLSL
3 1 (33.33%) QML
3 1 (33.33%) Renderscript
3 1 (33.33%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) C

OpenCL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenCL 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 OpenCL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematica
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) OpenGL
2 1 (33.33%) Qt
2 1 (33.33%) OpenVG
2 1 (33.33%) QML
2 1 (33.33%) Renderscript
2 1 (33.33%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
1 1 (33.33%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) R
3 1 (33.33%) GLSL
3 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree