The table below looks at the statistics for OpenGL 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 over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenGL
Rank 553 521 501
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -20
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 42 61 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.42% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 42
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£463 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £286 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.10 £47.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -

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
14868 14366 14021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.84% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10163 9229 8765
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 300 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

OpenGL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenGL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenGL within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

OpenGL Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

OpenGL
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenGL within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
England -46 42 £463 +2.77% 19
London +8 26 £475 +5.55% 7
City of London +13 9 £525 +16.66% 1
South West - 8 £225 - 3
South East -23 5 - - 3
Hampshire -15 4 - - 1
North West -7 2 - - 1
Somerset - 2 - -
Kent - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bristol - - - - 3
Cambridge - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 2
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Shepperton - - - -
Street - - - -

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenGL 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.

1 61 (70.93%) C++
2 52 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (48.84%) Linux
4 41 (47.67%) Qt
5 34 (39.53%) TDD
6 28 (32.56%) Pair Programming
7 26 (30.23%) Degree
8 22 (25.58%) Open Source
9 21 (24.42%) Java
10 17 (19.77%) OO
10 17 (19.77%) Android
11 16 (18.60%) OOP
11 16 (18.60%) Android Development
12 15 (17.44%) Apple iOS
12 15 (17.44%) Multithreading
12 15 (17.44%) QA
13 13 (15.12%) MVC
13 13 (15.12%) HTML
13 13 (15.12%) C
13 13 (15.12%) Software Engineering
14 12 (13.95%) Android SDK
15 11 (12.79%) Subversion
15 11 (12.79%) Computer Science
15 11 (12.79%) Google
15 11 (12.79%) Web Services
16 10 (11.63%) RESTful
16 10 (11.63%) iOS SDK
17 9 (10.47%) Mathematics
17 9 (10.47%) DirectX
17 9 (10.47%) JavaScript

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenGL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Blender
1 1 (1.16%) Houdini
1 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.16%) Simulink
1 1 (1.16%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.16%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) Multicast
2 4 (4.65%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.33%) HTTP
4 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Subversion
2 6 (6.98%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.65%) GoogleTest
4 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.33%) Xcode
5 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.33%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (1.16%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.16%) Gradle
6 1 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (8.14%) Games
2 6 (6.98%) Advertising
3 5 (5.81%) Marketing
4 4 (4.65%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.49%) Electronics
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
6 1 (1.16%) Military
6 1 (1.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 71 (82.56%) Developer
2 32 (37.21%) C++ Developer
3 22 (25.58%) Qt Developer
4 14 (16.28%) Software Developer
5 13 (15.12%) Android Developer
6 10 (11.63%) Software Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.98%) iOS Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Graphics Programmer
9 5 (5.81%) Programmer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Flash Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Flex Developer
12 2 (2.33%) Games Developer
12 2 (2.33%) C++/C# Developer
12 2 (2.33%) C# Developer
12 2 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
12 2 (2.33%) Mobile Developer
12 2 (2.33%) Development Engineer
12 2 (2.33%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (47.67%) Qt
2 13 (15.12%) HTML
3 12 (13.95%) Android SDK
4 11 (12.79%) Web Services
5 10 (11.63%) RESTful
5 10 (11.63%) iOS SDK
6 9 (10.47%) DirectX
7 7 (8.14%) J2EE
7 7 (8.14%) CSS
8 6 (6.98%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 5 (5.81%) OpenGL ES
9 5 (5.81%) WebGL
10 4 (4.65%) Flash
10 4 (4.65%) Apache Flex
10 4 (4.65%) Adobe AIR
10 4 (4.65%) PureMVC
10 4 (4.65%) QML
10 4 (4.65%) Stage3D
10 4 (4.65%) Away3D
11 3 (3.49%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.58%) Open Source
2 11 (12.79%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.47%) Mathematics
4 7 (8.14%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.81%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (3.49%) Animation
6 3 (3.49%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.33%) GIS
7 2 (2.33%) DTV
7 2 (2.33%) Physics
7 2 (2.33%) iPhone
7 2 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.16%) User Experience
8 1 (1.16%) iPad
8 1 (1.16%) Kinect
8 1 (1.16%) STB
8 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 42 (48.84%) Linux
2 17 (19.77%) Android
3 15 (17.44%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.49%) VxWorks
5 2 (2.33%) Windows
5 2 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (39.53%) TDD
3 28 (32.56%) Pair Programming
4 17 (19.77%) OO
5 16 (18.60%) OOP
5 16 (18.60%) Android Development
6 15 (17.44%) Multithreading
7 13 (15.12%) MVC
7 13 (15.12%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.14%) Waterfall
8 7 (8.14%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.98%) Game Development
9 6 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.98%) iOS Development
10 5 (5.81%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.65%) Mobile Application Development
12 3 (3.49%) Test Automation
12 3 (3.49%) Test Scripting
12 3 (3.49%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 61 (70.93%) C++
2 21 (24.42%) Java
3 13 (15.12%) C
4 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.30%) C#
5 8 (9.30%) Objective-C
6 6 (6.98%) Python
6 6 (6.98%) SQL
7 5 (5.81%) PHP
8 1 (1.16%) Ruby
8 1 (1.16%) VC++
8 1 (1.16%) Ada
8 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.16%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (30.23%) Degree
2 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.44%) QA
2 4 (4.65%) TickIT
2 4 (4.65%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.16%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.16%) JTAG
Vendors
1 11 (12.79%) Google
2 4 (4.65%) Adobe
3 3 (3.49%) Progress
4 1 (1.16%) Facebook
4 1 (1.16%) Wind River
4 1 (1.16%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.16%) Apple
4 1 (1.16%) Symbian
4 1 (1.16%) SolidWorks
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