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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenGL
Rank 560 586 528
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -58
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 66 26 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.050% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.19% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 16 31
Average daily rate £475 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
- -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 11
Average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £35.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £60.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +41.17%

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
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 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 24 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +37 66 £475 +46.15% 26
London +30 41 £488 +14.70% 8
South East +33 17 £300 - 9
City of London +38 12 £500 +48.14% 2
Berkshire - 8 - -
Hampshire - 7 £285 - 3
Yorkshire - 4 - -
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Southampton - 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire +6 2 £313 +4.16% 3
East of England +3 2 - - 3
Basingstoke - 2 £285 - 1
Oxford +1 1 £300 - 1
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - - 1
Liverpool - 1 £325 -
Merseyside - 1 £325 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
North West - 1 £325 - 2
Essex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 3

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 75 (75.76%) C++
2 58 (58.59%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (55.56%) Linux
4 50 (50.51%) Qt
5 41 (41.41%) TDD
6 31 (31.31%) Pair Programming
7 30 (30.30%) Degree
8 25 (25.25%) Open Source
8 25 (25.25%) Apple iOS
9 23 (23.23%) iOS Development
10 21 (21.21%) C
11 20 (20.20%) Software Engineering
11 20 (20.20%) Android
11 20 (20.20%) QA
12 19 (19.19%) Java
13 18 (18.18%) Android Development
13 18 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (16.16%) HTML
15 14 (14.14%) HTML5
16 13 (13.13%) OpenGL ES
16 13 (13.13%) Finance
17 12 (12.12%) CSS
17 12 (12.12%) OO
18 11 (11.11%) Node.js
19 10 (10.10%) Objective-C
19 10 (10.10%) Games
19 10 (10.10%) Telecoms
19 10 (10.10%) Animation
20 9 (9.09%) Mathematics
20 9 (9.09%) jQuery

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (1.01%) Kinematics
2 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) Internet
2 3 (3.03%) DVB
2 3 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (1.01%) CDMA
3 1 (1.01%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.04%) SQLite
2 2 (2.02%) GIS
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.01%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.07%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.06%) Subversion
4 5 (5.05%) Xcode
5 4 (4.04%) CocoaPods
5 4 (4.04%) JIRA
5 4 (4.04%) Selenium
6 3 (3.03%) Android Studio
6 3 (3.03%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.02%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (1.01%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.01%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.01%) GCC
8 1 (1.01%) JUnit
8 1 (1.01%) Qt Creator
8 1 (1.01%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (13.13%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Games
2 10 (10.10%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.08%) Banking
4 6 (6.06%) Electronics
5 3 (3.03%) Avionics
5 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.01%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (77.78%) Developer
2 43 (43.43%) C++ Developer
3 28 (28.28%) Qt Developer
4 15 (15.15%) iOS Developer
5 11 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 9 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
7 8 (8.08%) UX Developer
8 7 (7.07%) C++ GUI Developer
8 7 (7.07%) GUI Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Android Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (6.06%) Linux Developer
10 5 (5.05%) Applications Developer
10 5 (5.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) Embedded Linux Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) iOS Android Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Lead Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Lead iOS Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (50.51%) Qt
2 16 (16.16%) HTML
3 14 (14.14%) HTML5
4 13 (13.13%) OpenGL ES
5 12 (12.12%) CSS
6 9 (9.09%) Core Animation
6 9 (9.09%) jQuery
7 8 (8.08%) HTML5 Canvas
7 8 (8.08%) SVG
8 7 (7.07%) AngularJS
8 7 (7.07%) CSS3
9 6 (6.06%) DirectX
9 6 (6.06%) OpenCL
9 6 (6.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 5 (5.05%) JSON
10 5 (5.05%) Web Services
11 4 (4.04%) GStreamer
11 4 (4.04%) QML
11 4 (4.04%) RESTful
11 4 (4.04%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Animation
2 9 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 8 (8.08%) DTV
3 8 (8.08%) Motion Graphics
3 8 (8.08%) User Experience
4 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.07%) Digital Media
4 7 (7.07%) Mobile App
5 6 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (6.06%) STB
6 5 (5.05%) Physics
7 4 (4.04%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (4.04%) Device Driver
7 4 (4.04%) GPGPU
7 4 (4.04%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (4.04%) Visualisation
8 3 (3.03%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (3.03%) iPad
8 3 (3.03%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 55 (55.56%) Linux
2 25 (25.25%) Apple iOS
3 20 (20.20%) Android
4 5 (5.05%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (3.03%) VxWorks
6 2 (2.02%) Windows
7 1 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (58.59%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (41.41%) TDD
3 31 (31.31%) Pair Programming
4 25 (25.25%) Open Source
5 23 (23.23%) iOS Development
6 20 (20.20%) Software Engineering
7 18 (18.18%) Android Development
7 18 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (12.12%) OO
9 8 (8.08%) Multithreading
10 7 (7.07%) Rapid Prototyping
11 6 (6.06%) Front End Development
12 5 (5.05%) Mobile Application Development
13 4 (4.04%) Embedded Software Development
13 4 (4.04%) Parallel Computing
14 3 (3.03%) API Development
14 3 (3.03%) Functional Testing
14 3 (3.03%) Game Development
14 3 (3.03%) Non-Functional Testing
14 3 (3.03%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 75 (75.76%) C++
2 21 (21.21%) C
3 19 (19.19%) Java
4 10 (10.10%) Objective-C
5 9 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.07%) Python
7 6 (6.06%) C#
8 4 (4.04%) Apple Swift
8 4 (4.04%) Embedded C
8 4 (4.04%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.02%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.01%) ANSI C
10 1 (1.01%) GLSL
10 1 (1.01%) Perl
10 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (30.30%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.20%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) LXC
2 1 (1.01%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 5 (5.05%) Google
2 2 (2.02%) Symbian
3 1 (1.01%) Apple
3 1 (1.01%) Twitter
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