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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenGL
Rank 561 497 526
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +29
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 33 80 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.53% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 39
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £278 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 22 15
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%

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
15585 15013 15602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.69% 28.22% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9919 9631 9590
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 256 370
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.30 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 August 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 19 August 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 -74 31 £425 +21.42% 13
London +5 23 £425 +13.33% 3
City of London +23 7 £475 +15.15% 1
South East -11 5 £280 +60.00% 2
Berkshire +8 2 - -
Scotland -17 2 £313 +4.16% 1
Yorkshire +1 1 £350 +180.00% 2
Oxford +1 1 £350 +180.00%
Oxfordshire -1 1 £350 +180.00%
Hertfordshire -14 1 - - 1
East of England -32 1 - - 1
South West -34 1 - - 3
Reading - 1 - -
Surbiton - - - -
Wells - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
York - - - -
Loughborough - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Newport - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Colchester - - - -
Derby - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 45 (68.18%) C++
2 28 (42.42%) Linux
3 26 (39.39%) Qt
4 23 (34.85%) TDD
5 21 (31.82%) Degree
6 19 (28.79%) Android
6 19 (28.79%) Pair Programming
6 19 (28.79%) C
7 16 (24.24%) Java
8 13 (19.70%) Android Development
8 13 (19.70%) Objective-C
9 12 (18.18%) Open Source
9 12 (18.18%) Computer Science
10 11 (16.67%) Web Services
10 11 (16.67%) iOS Development
11 10 (15.15%) Apple iOS
11 10 (15.15%) QA
11 10 (15.15%) Games
11 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
12 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (13.64%) 3D Graphics
12 9 (13.64%) Mathematics
12 9 (13.64%) Middleware
13 8 (12.12%) Embedded Systems
14 7 (10.61%) Android SDK
14 7 (10.61%) DirectX
14 7 (10.61%) C#
14 7 (10.61%) Python
14 7 (10.61%) SQLite
15 6 (9.09%) JSON

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (1.52%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.52%) MS Office
1 1 (1.52%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.52%) Simulink
1 1 (1.52%) Maya
1 1 (1.52%) Houdini
1 1 (1.52%) Blender
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.52%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) DVB
3 1 (1.52%) Wireless
3 1 (1.52%) LTE
3 1 (1.52%) Multicast
3 1 (1.52%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.52%) CDMA
3 1 (1.52%) SMS
3 1 (1.52%) UMTS
3 1 (1.52%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQLite
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Subversion
2 4 (6.06%) JIRA
2 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.55%) Trac
4 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.52%) Xcode
4 1 (1.52%) GDB
4 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
General
1 10 (15.15%) Games
2 5 (7.58%) Electronics
3 4 (6.06%) Marketing
4 2 (3.03%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Finance
5 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 50 (75.76%) Developer
2 22 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 15 (22.73%) Qt Developer
4 9 (13.64%) iOS Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Android Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Programmer
7 6 (9.09%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Games Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Development Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Mobile Developer
10 1 (1.52%) Graphics Programmer
10 1 (1.52%) Middleware Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) C++ Programmer
10 1 (1.52%) Graduate Software Developer
10 1 (1.52%) Graduate Developer
10 1 (1.52%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (1.52%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (39.39%) Qt
2 11 (16.67%) Web Services
3 9 (13.64%) Middleware
4 7 (10.61%) DirectX
4 7 (10.61%) Android SDK
5 6 (9.09%) OpenGL ES
5 6 (9.09%) JSON
6 4 (6.06%) RESTful
6 4 (6.06%) Direct3D
6 4 (6.06%) HTML
7 3 (4.55%) Flash
7 3 (4.55%) WinForms
7 3 (4.55%) HTML5
7 3 (4.55%) WPF
7 3 (4.55%) WebKit
8 2 (3.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (3.03%) WebGL
8 2 (3.03%) iOS SDK
8 2 (3.03%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 12 (18.18%) Open Source
2 9 (13.64%) Mathematics
2 9 (13.64%) 3D Graphics
3 8 (12.12%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.55%) Animation
4 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.55%) DTV
5 2 (3.03%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.03%) RenderMan
5 2 (3.03%) STB
5 2 (3.03%) Physics
5 2 (3.03%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (3.03%) Online Games
5 2 (3.03%) iPhone
5 2 (3.03%) iPad
6 1 (1.52%) CUDA
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.52%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 28 (42.42%) Linux
2 19 (28.79%) Android
3 10 (15.15%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) TDD
2 19 (28.79%) Pair Programming
3 13 (19.70%) Android Development
4 11 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.58%) Game Development
7 5 (7.58%) OOP
7 5 (7.58%) OO
7 5 (7.58%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.55%) Software Testing
8 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.55%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.03%) MVC
9 2 (3.03%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (1.52%) 3D Animation
10 1 (1.52%) Data Visualisation
10 1 (1.52%) Validation
10 1 (1.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (68.18%) C++
2 19 (28.79%) C
3 16 (24.24%) Java
4 13 (19.70%) Objective-C
5 7 (10.61%) C#
5 7 (10.61%) Python
6 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.55%) GLSL
7 3 (4.55%) HLSL
8 2 (3.03%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.52%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.52%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.52%) XAML
9 1 (1.52%) PHP
9 1 (1.52%) SQL
9 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (31.82%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) JTAG
Vendors
1 2 (3.03%) Apple
2 1 (1.52%) Autodesk
2 1 (1.52%) SolidWorks
2 1 (1.52%) Google
2 1 (1.52%) Facebook
2 1 (1.52%) Twitter
2 1 (1.52%) Symbian
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