The table below looks at the statistics for OpenGL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenGL over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenGL
Rank 620 589 586
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -3
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 31 57 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.100% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.36% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 23
Median daily rate £500 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +15.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
15715 15662 15113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.10% 27.44% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10993 10542 9762
Median daily rate £415 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 225 216
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.67 £16.76 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

OpenGL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OpenGL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenGL
Daily Rate Trend

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

OpenGL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OpenGL
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenGL within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

OpenGL Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OpenGL
Hourly Rate Trend

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

OpenGL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OpenGL
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenGL within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -42 29 £500 +42.85% 16
London +6 14 £500 +11.11% 3
South East +4 14 - - 1
Kent +3 14 - -
Tunbridge Wells -2 14 - -
Wales - 2 £375 -
South Wales - 2 £375 -
City of London +46 1 £475 -9.52%
North West +4 1 - - 3
Manchester - 1 - - 3
Newport - 1 £370 -

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OpenGL 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 OpenGL.

1 45 (69.23%) C++
2 40 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (43.08%) Degree
4 22 (33.85%) Computer Science
5 21 (32.31%) JSON
5 21 (32.31%) Apple iOS
6 20 (30.77%) Linux
7 19 (29.23%) Mobile App
7 19 (29.23%) iOS Development
8 18 (27.69%) XML
8 18 (27.69%) Objective-C
8 18 (27.69%) Mathematics
9 17 (26.15%) REST
9 17 (26.15%) Mobile Development
10 16 (24.62%) Memory Management
10 16 (24.62%) Qt
10 16 (24.62%) Games
10 16 (24.62%) Web Services
11 12 (18.46%) Java
11 12 (18.46%) DirectX
12 11 (16.92%) Xcode
12 11 (16.92%) TDD
12 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
12 11 (16.92%) Multithreading
12 11 (16.92%) Cocoa Touch
13 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
13 10 (15.38%) Android
13 10 (15.38%) iPhone
13 10 (15.38%) iPad
13 10 (15.38%) Cocoa

OpenGL
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.54%) Kinematics
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) 802.11
2 1 (1.54%) DHCP
2 1 (1.54%) DLNA
2 1 (1.54%) DNS
2 1 (1.54%) DVB
2 1 (1.54%) IGMP
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) IPv4
2 1 (1.54%) IPv6
2 1 (1.54%) PPP
2 1 (1.54%) Skype
2 1 (1.54%) SpaceWire
2 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.54%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) GIS
2 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
1 11 (16.92%) Xcode
2 8 (12.31%) Subversion
3 7 (10.77%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.15%) JIRA
4 4 (6.15%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (4.62%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (3.08%) Qt Creator
7 1 (1.54%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.54%) GCC
General
1 16 (24.62%) Games
2 8 (12.31%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.62%) Avionics
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.54%) Electronics
4 1 (1.54%) Finance
4 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (78.46%) Developer
2 23 (35.38%) C++ Developer
3 18 (27.69%) iOS Developer
4 8 (12.31%) Games Developer
4 8 (12.31%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Android Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Applications Developer
5 7 (10.77%) C++ Games Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Qt Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Objective-C Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Embedded Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Middleware Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Linux Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.31%) JSON
2 18 (27.69%) XML
3 17 (26.15%) REST
4 16 (24.62%) Qt
4 16 (24.62%) Web Services
5 12 (18.46%) DirectX
6 11 (16.92%) Cocoa Touch
7 10 (15.38%) Cocoa
8 9 (13.85%) Unreal Engine
9 7 (10.77%) Android SDK
9 7 (10.77%) V-Ray
10 6 (9.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 5 (7.69%) HTML
12 4 (6.15%) Middleware
12 4 (6.15%) RESTful
13 3 (4.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 2 (3.08%) HTML5
14 2 (3.08%) Node.js
15 1 (1.54%) iOS SDK
15 1 (1.54%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.85%) Computer Science
2 19 (29.23%) Mobile App
3 18 (27.69%) Mathematics
4 10 (15.38%) iPad
4 10 (15.38%) iPhone
5 9 (13.85%) Augmented Reality
6 8 (12.31%) Algorithms
6 8 (12.31%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (10.77%) Animation
7 7 (10.77%) Physics
7 7 (10.77%) RenderMan
8 6 (9.23%) Digital Media
8 6 (9.23%) GPGPU
9 5 (7.69%) Digital TV
9 5 (7.69%) STB
10 4 (6.15%) Device Driver
11 3 (4.62%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (4.62%) User Experience
12 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (1.54%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.31%) Apple iOS
2 20 (30.77%) Linux
3 10 (15.38%) Android
4 5 (7.69%) Windows
5 3 (4.62%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (3.08%) Unix
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.23%) iOS Development
3 17 (26.15%) Mobile Development
4 16 (24.62%) Memory Management
5 11 (16.92%) Multithreading
5 11 (16.92%) TDD
6 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 8 (12.31%) Open Source
8 7 (10.77%) Android Development
8 7 (10.77%) Game Development
8 7 (10.77%) OOD
8 7 (10.77%) Pair Programming
9 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (9.23%) Parallel Computing
10 5 (7.69%) OO
10 5 (7.69%) UML
11 4 (6.15%) API Development
11 4 (6.15%) Functional Testing
11 4 (6.15%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (6.15%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 45 (69.23%) C++
2 18 (27.69%) Objective-C
3 12 (18.46%) Java
4 10 (15.38%) C
5 9 (13.85%) Python
6 8 (12.31%) Apple Swift
6 8 (12.31%) GLSL
6 8 (12.31%) HLSL
7 7 (10.77%) R
8 2 (3.08%) Ada
8 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.54%) ANSI C
9 1 (1.54%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.54%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.54%) Perl
9 1 (1.54%) PHP
9 1 (1.54%) Ruby
9 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (43.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) DO-178B
2 2 (3.08%) MISRA
2 2 (3.08%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) LXC
2 1 (1.54%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 1 (1.54%) CA
1 1 (1.54%) Conax
1 1 (1.54%) Nagra
1 1 (1.54%) Verimatrix
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