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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenGL
UK
Rank 558 567 575
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 24 60 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.12% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.41% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 36 17
Median daily rate £400 £475 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £410 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £225
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Median hourly rate £47.50 £43.75 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +13.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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
13577 14679 13922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.83% 28.89% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9317 10126 9393
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 256 184
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.30 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.55 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 21 January 2017.

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 17 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -16 22 £400 -15.78% 16
South East +16 11 £388 - 4
Kent - 9 £388 -
London -20 7 £450 -5.26% 3
Tunbridge Wells - 7 - -
North West +30 2 £375 +15.38% 4
Berkshire +10 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
Wales - 2 £409 -
South West - 2 £365 -
South Wales - 2 £409 -
Wiltshire - 2 £365 -
Manchester - 2 £375 - 2
City of London -15 1 £450 -10.00%
Swindon - 1 £365 -
Newport - 1 £418 -
Cardiff - 1 £400 -

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 54 (75.00%) C++
2 39 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (45.83%) Android
4 31 (43.06%) Android Development
5 25 (34.72%) Android SDK
5 25 (34.72%) Degree
5 25 (34.72%) Linux
6 20 (27.78%) Open Source
7 19 (26.39%) C
7 19 (26.39%) Mobile Development
8 18 (25.00%) Qt
9 17 (23.61%) TDD
10 15 (20.83%) Pair Programming
10 15 (20.83%) Software Engineering
10 15 (20.83%) XML
10 15 (20.83%) QA
10 15 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (19.44%) Augmented Reality
11 14 (19.44%) Java
11 14 (19.44%) Python
12 13 (18.06%) Multithreading
12 13 (18.06%) Apple iOS
13 12 (16.67%) REST
13 12 (16.67%) Games
13 12 (16.67%) Algorithms
13 12 (16.67%) iOS Development
14 11 (15.28%) Android Studio
14 11 (15.28%) Memory Management
14 11 (15.28%) Gradle
14 11 (15.28%) Mobile App

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) 802.11
2 2 (2.78%) DHCP
2 2 (2.78%) DLNA
2 2 (2.78%) DNS
2 2 (2.78%) DVB
2 2 (2.78%) IGMP
2 2 (2.78%) IPv4
2 2 (2.78%) IPv6
2 2 (2.78%) PPP
2 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.78%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Android Studio
1 11 (15.28%) Git (software)
1 11 (15.28%) Gradle
2 9 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 9 (12.50%) Xcode
3 8 (11.11%) CocoaPods
4 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.78%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.78%) Qt Creator
5 2 (2.78%) Subversion
6 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.39%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 12 (16.67%) Games
2 5 (6.94%) Automotive
3 4 (5.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 51 (70.83%) Developer
2 24 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 19 (26.39%) Android Developer
4 10 (13.89%) Software Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Java Android Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Qt Developer
7 4 (5.56%) C++ GUI Developer
7 4 (5.56%) GUI Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Agile Developer
8 3 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) iOS Android Developer
8 3 (4.17%) iOS Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) 3D Developer
9 2 (2.78%) C/C++ Developer
9 2 (2.78%) C++ Games Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Games Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.72%) Android SDK
2 18 (25.00%) Qt
3 15 (20.83%) XML
4 12 (16.67%) REST
5 10 (13.89%) iOS SDK
5 10 (13.89%) JNI
5 10 (13.89%) JSON
6 9 (12.50%) Web Services
7 7 (9.72%) DirectX
8 4 (5.56%) Android NDK
8 4 (5.56%) Node.js
8 4 (5.56%) OpenGL ES
9 3 (4.17%) HTML
9 3 (4.17%) OpenCV
9 3 (4.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 3 (4.17%) Unreal Engine
10 2 (2.78%) OpenCL
10 2 (2.78%) Renderscript
10 2 (2.78%) WebGL
10 2 (2.78%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Augmented Reality
2 12 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 11 (15.28%) Mobile App
4 9 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.94%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (4.17%) STB
8 2 (2.78%) Digital TV
8 2 (2.78%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.39%) HTC Vive
9 1 (1.39%) iPhone
9 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.39%) Oculus Rift
9 1 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (45.83%) Android
2 25 (34.72%) Linux
3 13 (18.06%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.56%) Windows
5 3 (4.17%) Tizen
6 2 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (43.06%) Android Development
3 20 (27.78%) Open Source
4 19 (26.39%) Mobile Development
5 17 (23.61%) TDD
6 15 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (20.83%) Pair Programming
6 15 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 13 (18.06%) Multithreading
8 12 (16.67%) iOS Development
9 11 (15.28%) Memory Management
10 9 (12.50%) Cross-Platform Development
11 8 (11.11%) OO
12 7 (9.72%) UML
13 6 (8.33%) Game Development
14 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
15 3 (4.17%) Computer Vision
15 3 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
15 3 (4.17%) Scrum
15 3 (4.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (75.00%) C++
2 19 (26.39%) C
3 14 (19.44%) Java
3 14 (19.44%) Python
4 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.17%) GLSL
6 2 (2.78%) Embedded C++
6 2 (2.78%) Lua
6 2 (2.78%) SQL
7 1 (1.39%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.39%) C#
7 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (34.72%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.83%) QA
2 5 (6.94%) MISRA
3 1 (1.39%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 2 (2.78%) CA
1 2 (2.78%) Conax
1 2 (2.78%) Google
1 2 (2.78%) Nagra
1 2 (2.78%) Verimatrix
2 1 (1.39%) Green Hills
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft