The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenGL for Embedded Systems (OpenGL ES)
Rank - 546 555
Contract jobs citing OpenGL ES 0 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.033% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.12% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate
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- £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £365 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 7
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15092 14279 14974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.63% 27.92% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9704 9080 9140
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 285 365
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £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 29 July 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
Cambridge - - - -
Dundee - - - -
London - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
England - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

OpenGL ES
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 7 (77.78%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) Android
3 6 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) 3D Graphics
4 5 (55.56%) PhD
4 5 (55.56%) GLSL
4 5 (55.56%) Qt
4 5 (55.56%) Electronics
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (55.56%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (55.56%) HLSL
5 4 (44.44%) Games
6 3 (33.33%) RenderMan
6 3 (33.33%) Assembly Language
6 3 (33.33%) C
6 3 (33.33%) Device Driver
6 3 (33.33%) Python
6 3 (33.33%) Direct3D
7 2 (22.22%) OpenCL
7 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 1 (11.11%) MVC
8 1 (11.11%) Cocoa
8 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
8 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (11.11%) C#
8 1 (11.11%) Apple
8 1 (11.11%) VB

OpenGL ES
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) LLVM
General
1 5 (55.56%) Electronics
2 4 (44.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 5 (55.56%) Qt
3 3 (33.33%) Direct3D
4 2 (22.22%) OpenCL
5 1 (11.11%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (11.11%) Cocoa
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 3 (33.33%) RenderMan
4 1 (11.11%) iPhone
4 1 (11.11%) GPGPU
4 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Game Development
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) GLSL
3 5 (55.56%) HLSL
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) Assembly Language
4 3 (33.33%) C
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) PhD
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Apple