The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenGL
Rank 559 474 525
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +51
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 29 89 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.62% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 47 32
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £245 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 20 14
Average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £31.80 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £40.25 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.51%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15088 14292 15009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.61% 27.96% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9707 9068 9177
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 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 284 367
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 £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%

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 30 July 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
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 30 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
England -86 27 £413 +17.85% 22
London -22 19 £425 +21.42% 10
South East -22 6 £280 +6.66%
City of London +12 4 £450 +50.00% 1
Berkshire +1 2 - -
Scotland -22 2 £313 +4.16% 2
Yorkshire +5 1 £350 +180.00% 2
Oxfordshire +5 1 £350 +180.00%
Oxford +1 1 £350 +180.00%
Hertfordshire -4 1 - - 1
Surrey -6 1 - -
East of England -20 1 - - 1
Guildford - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Shepperton - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
York - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - - 3
Essex - - - -
Loughborough - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Newport - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Chessington - - - - 2
Colchester - - - -
Derby - - - - 1

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 49 (71.01%) C++
2 25 (36.23%) C
2 25 (36.23%) Linux
3 24 (34.78%) Qt
4 23 (33.33%) Android
4 23 (33.33%) Degree
5 19 (27.54%) TDD
6 16 (23.19%) Software Engineering
6 16 (23.19%) Java
7 15 (21.74%) Pair Programming
8 14 (20.29%) Objective-C
9 13 (18.84%) Computer Science
10 12 (17.39%) 3D Graphics
10 12 (17.39%) iOS Development
11 11 (15.94%) Android Development
11 11 (15.94%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (14.49%) Games
12 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (14.49%) Mathematics
12 10 (14.49%) Open Source
12 10 (14.49%) Apple iOS
13 9 (13.04%) OpenGL ES
13 9 (13.04%) Middleware
13 9 (13.04%) Web Services
13 9 (13.04%) Python
14 8 (11.59%) QA
15 7 (10.14%) SQLite
15 7 (10.14%) Windows
15 7 (10.14%) C#
15 7 (10.14%) DirectX

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (2.90%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Blender
2 1 (1.45%) Houdini
2 1 (1.45%) Maya
2 1 (1.45%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.45%) Simulink
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) LTE
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) DVB
2 1 (1.45%) Wireless
2 1 (1.45%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.45%) CDMA
2 1 (1.45%) SMS
2 1 (1.45%) UMTS
2 1 (1.45%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) SQLite
2 2 (2.90%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Subversion
2 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.80%) JIRA
4 3 (4.35%) Trac
5 2 (2.90%) Xcode
6 1 (1.45%) LLVM
6 1 (1.45%) GDB
6 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (14.49%) Games
2 7 (10.14%) Electronics
3 4 (5.80%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.45%) Avionics
4 1 (1.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (69.57%) Developer
2 19 (27.54%) C++ Developer
3 12 (17.39%) Qt Developer
4 11 (15.94%) Software Engineer
5 10 (14.49%) iOS Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Programmer
6 6 (8.70%) Android Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Games Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Development Engineer
9 1 (1.45%) Middleware Engineer
9 1 (1.45%) Tools Programmer
9 1 (1.45%) Game Tools Programmer
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 8 Developer
9 1 (1.45%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.45%) Games Programmer
9 1 (1.45%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.78%) Qt
2 9 (13.04%) OpenGL ES
2 9 (13.04%) Middleware
2 9 (13.04%) Web Services
3 7 (10.14%) DirectX
4 6 (8.70%) JSON
5 5 (7.25%) Direct3D
5 5 (7.25%) Android SDK
6 4 (5.80%) HTML
6 4 (5.80%) OpenCL
6 4 (5.80%) HTML5
7 3 (4.35%) WebKit
7 3 (4.35%) WinForms
7 3 (4.35%) Cocoa
7 3 (4.35%) WPF
7 3 (4.35%) Flash
7 3 (4.35%) XML
8 2 (2.90%) STL
8 2 (2.90%) .NET
8 2 (2.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Computer Science
2 12 (17.39%) 3D Graphics
3 11 (15.94%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (14.49%) Mathematics
4 10 (14.49%) Open Source
5 4 (5.80%) Device Driver
6 3 (4.35%) iPad
6 3 (4.35%) GPGPU
6 3 (4.35%) RenderMan
6 3 (4.35%) Animation
6 3 (4.35%) iPhone
6 3 (4.35%) DTV
7 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.90%) Physics
7 2 (2.90%) STB
7 2 (2.90%) Online Games
7 2 (2.90%) CUDA
8 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.45%) Derivative
8 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.23%) Linux
2 23 (33.33%) Android
3 10 (14.49%) Apple iOS
4 7 (10.14%) Windows
5 2 (2.90%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) TDD
2 16 (23.19%) Software Engineering
3 15 (21.74%) Pair Programming
4 12 (17.39%) iOS Development
5 11 (15.94%) Android Development
6 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.25%) Multithreading
8 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.80%) Software Testing
8 4 (5.80%) Project Planning
8 4 (5.80%) Game Development
9 3 (4.35%) OOP
10 2 (2.90%) MVC
10 2 (2.90%) Embedded Software Development
11 1 (1.45%) Software Architecture
11 1 (1.45%) Parallel Computing
11 1 (1.45%) Data Visualisation
11 1 (1.45%) Parallel Processing
11 1 (1.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 49 (71.01%) C++
2 25 (36.23%) C
3 16 (23.19%) Java
4 14 (20.29%) Objective-C
5 9 (13.04%) Python
6 7 (10.14%) C#
7 5 (7.25%) HLSL
7 5 (7.25%) GLSL
7 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.35%) Assembly Language
8 3 (4.35%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.90%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.90%) XAML
10 1 (1.45%) Ruby
10 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.45%) PHP
10 1 (1.45%) SQL
10 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) PhD
3 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) JTAG
Vendors
1 4 (5.80%) Apple
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.45%) Facebook
3 1 (1.45%) Twitter
3 1 (1.45%) SolidWorks
3 1 (1.45%) Autodesk
3 1 (1.45%) Symbian
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