The table below looks at the statistics for OpenGL ES skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenGL ES over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenGL for Embedded Systems (OpenGL ES)
Rank 609 557 567
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +10
Contract jobs citing OpenGL ES 2 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.049% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.41% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £352 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £375
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 8
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
15621 15299 15582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.66% 28.62% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9921 9837 9564
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 270 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

OpenGL ES
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenGL ES within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OpenGL ES Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenGL ES
Daily Rate Trend

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

OpenGL ES Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OpenGL ES
Hourly Rate Trend

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

OpenGL ES Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OpenGL ES
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenGL ES within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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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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
London +3 2 £400 +14.35% 2
England -39 2 £400 +33.41% 2
City of London - 1 £400 - 2
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Dundee - - - -

OpenGL ES
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenGL ES 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 OpenGL ES.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) Qt
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) GLSL
3 3 (60.00%) PhD
3 3 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (60.00%) Electronics
3 3 (60.00%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (60.00%) Games
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) HLSL
4 2 (40.00%) RenderMan
4 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Direct3D
4 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (40.00%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) Game Development
5 1 (20.00%) OpenCV
5 1 (20.00%) OpenCL
5 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising

OpenGL ES
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenGL ES 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 OpenGL ES. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (60.00%) Electronics
1 3 (60.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Games Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior iOS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 3 (60.00%) Qt
3 2 (40.00%) Direct3D
4 1 (20.00%) OpenCV
4 1 (20.00%) OpenCL
4 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
4 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) 3D Graphics
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (40.00%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (40.00%) RenderMan
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Game Development
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) GLSL
3 3 (60.00%) HLSL
4 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) PhD
1 3 (60.00%) Degree