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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenGL for Embedded Systems (OpenGL ES)
Rank 587 532 576
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +44
Contract jobs citing OpenGL ES 9 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.039% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.059% 0.15% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15175 12984 15242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.99% 26.79% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9801 8121 9015
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 355 380
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 6 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -60 9 £400 -5.88% 2
London -26 6 £475 +5.55% 1
Cambridgeshire -13 3 £400 +6.66%
East of England -33 3 £400 +6.66% 1
Cambridge +1 2 £400 +6.66%
City of London - 1 - -

OpenGL ES
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 34 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 29 (85.29%) C++
3 26 (76.47%) Java
4 25 (73.53%) Android
5 21 (61.76%) C
5 21 (61.76%) Games
6 15 (44.12%) Qt
6 15 (44.12%) GLSL
6 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
6 15 (44.12%) Degree
7 14 (41.18%) 3D Graphics
8 13 (38.24%) Objective-C
8 13 (38.24%) iOS Development
9 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
10 9 (26.47%) Electronics
10 9 (26.47%) PhD
10 9 (26.47%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (26.47%) HLSL
11 8 (23.53%) Mobile App
11 8 (23.53%) iPhone
12 7 (20.59%) Apple iOS
12 7 (20.59%) Android Development
13 6 (17.65%) Direct3D
13 6 (17.65%) Multithreading
13 6 (17.65%) Assembly Language
13 6 (17.65%) RenderMan
13 6 (17.65%) Python
14 5 (14.71%) OOP
14 5 (14.71%) Device Driver
14 5 (14.71%) Memory Management

OpenGL ES
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.88%) Subversion
2 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Xcode
3 1 (2.94%) LLVM
3 1 (2.94%) PhoneGap
General
1 21 (61.76%) Games
2 9 (26.47%) Electronics
3 2 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) iOS Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Android Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Games Developer
6 1 (2.94%) iPhone Developer
6 1 (2.94%) iPad Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 15 (44.12%) Qt
3 6 (17.65%) Direct3D
4 3 (8.82%) JSON
4 3 (8.82%) Google Maps API
4 3 (8.82%) Ajax
4 3 (8.82%) iOS SDK
4 3 (8.82%) REST
4 3 (8.82%) OpenCL
5 2 (5.88%) UIKit
6 1 (2.94%) Cocoa
6 1 (2.94%) HTML
6 1 (2.94%) Web Services
6 1 (2.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (2.94%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (2.94%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) 3D Graphics
2 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
3 9 (26.47%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (23.53%) Mobile App
4 8 (23.53%) iPhone
5 6 (17.65%) RenderMan
6 5 (14.71%) Device Driver
7 4 (11.76%) Animation
8 3 (8.82%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (8.82%) GPGPU
9 2 (5.88%) iPad
9 2 (5.88%) Online Games
9 2 (5.88%) Social Network
9 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
9 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Android
2 7 (20.59%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
2 13 (38.24%) iOS Development
3 7 (20.59%) Android Development
4 6 (17.65%) Multithreading
5 5 (14.71%) OOP
5 5 (14.71%) Memory Management
6 4 (11.76%) MVC
6 4 (11.76%) OO
7 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Analytics
8 2 (5.88%) TDD
8 2 (5.88%) Pair Programming
8 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.88%) Scrum
9 1 (2.94%) Game Development
9 1 (2.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) C++
2 26 (76.47%) Java
3 21 (61.76%) C
4 15 (44.12%) GLSL
5 13 (38.24%) Objective-C
6 9 (26.47%) HLSL
7 6 (17.65%) Assembly Language
7 6 (17.65%) Python
8 2 (5.88%) C#
9 1 (2.94%) PHP
9 1 (2.94%) SQL
9 1 (2.94%) VB
9 1 (2.94%) Lua
9 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Degree
2 9 (26.47%) PhD
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Facebook
1 5 (14.71%) Twitter
2 3 (8.82%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Apple
3 1 (2.94%) Sencha