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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenGL
Rank 617 603 601
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 28 59 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.10% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.36% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 26
Median daily rate £450 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +20.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
16167 16419 15518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.92% 28.02% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11211 11157 9833
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 289 216
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 31 August 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 15 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 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -27 25 £450 +38.46% 13
London -16 16 £450 -14.28% 3
South East -8 6 £463 +15.62% 1
Tunbridge Wells -3 4 - -
Kent -11 4 - -
West Midlands -28 2 £363 +6.61% 1
Wales - 2 £375 - 1
South Wales - 2 £375 - 1
City of London +23 1 £475 -9.52%
North West +20 1 - - 2
Middlesex 0 1 £475 -
West Sussex - 1 £450 -
Horsham - 1 £450 -
Manchester - 1 - - 2
Newport - 1 £370 -

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 40 (64.52%) C++
2 39 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (41.94%) Degree
4 21 (33.87%) Apple iOS
5 19 (30.65%) XML
5 19 (30.65%) Linux
5 19 (30.65%) iOS Development
6 18 (29.03%) JSON
6 18 (29.03%) Objective-C
6 18 (29.03%) Computer Science
7 17 (27.42%) REST
7 17 (27.42%) Mobile Development
8 16 (25.81%) Mobile App
8 16 (25.81%) Memory Management
8 16 (25.81%) Web Services
9 15 (24.19%) Qt
10 14 (22.58%) Mathematics
11 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
11 13 (20.97%) TDD
11 13 (20.97%) Games
12 12 (19.35%) Android
13 11 (17.74%) Xcode
13 11 (17.74%) Cocoa Touch
13 11 (17.74%) Core Data
14 10 (16.13%) iPhone
14 10 (16.13%) Multithreading
14 10 (16.13%) Open Source
14 10 (16.13%) iPad
14 10 (16.13%) Cocoa
14 10 (16.13%) MS Excel

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:

Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) 802.11
1 2 (3.23%) DHCP
1 2 (3.23%) DLNA
1 2 (3.23%) DNS
1 2 (3.23%) DVB
1 2 (3.23%) IGMP
1 2 (3.23%) Internet
1 2 (3.23%) IPv4
1 2 (3.23%) IPv6
1 2 (3.23%) PPP
1 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.23%) UPnP
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) GIS
1 2 (3.23%) SQLite
2 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Xcode
2 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.68%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.45%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (6.45%) Subversion
5 2 (3.23%) Qt Creator
5 2 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.61%) JIRA
6 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (20.97%) Games
2 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Automotive
3 2 (3.23%) Avionics
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.61%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (75.81%) Developer
2 21 (33.87%) C++ Developer
3 18 (29.03%) iOS Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Software Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Android Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Qt Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Applications Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Games Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Objective-C Developer
7 5 (8.06%) C++ Games Developer
8 3 (4.84%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) Embedded Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) Lead Developer
10 1 (1.61%) Lead iOS Developer
10 1 (1.61%) Middleware Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) Python Software Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.65%) XML
2 18 (29.03%) JSON
3 17 (27.42%) REST
4 16 (25.81%) Web Services
5 15 (24.19%) Qt
6 11 (17.74%) Cocoa Touch
6 11 (17.74%) Core Data
7 10 (16.13%) Cocoa
8 9 (14.52%) Android SDK
9 6 (9.68%) DirectX
9 6 (9.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 5 (8.06%) Unreal Engine
11 4 (6.45%) V-Ray
12 3 (4.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 2 (3.23%) 802.1X
13 2 (3.23%) HTML
13 2 (3.23%) Node.js
13 2 (3.23%) OpenEmbedded
13 2 (3.23%) STL
13 2 (3.23%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 16 (25.81%) Mobile App
3 14 (22.58%) Mathematics
4 10 (16.13%) iPad
4 10 (16.13%) iPhone
5 9 (14.52%) Augmented Reality
6 6 (9.68%) Digital Media
6 6 (9.68%) GPGPU
7 5 (8.06%) Algorithms
7 5 (8.06%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (8.06%) Physics
8 4 (6.45%) Animation
8 4 (6.45%) RenderMan
9 3 (4.84%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (4.84%) Digital TV
9 3 (4.84%) STB
9 3 (4.84%) User Experience
10 1 (1.61%) Device Driver
10 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.87%) Apple iOS
2 19 (30.65%) Linux
3 12 (19.35%) Android
4 4 (6.45%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (6.45%) Windows
5 1 (1.61%) Unix
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) iOS Development
3 17 (27.42%) Mobile Development
4 16 (25.81%) Memory Management
5 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
5 13 (20.97%) TDD
6 10 (16.13%) Multithreading
6 10 (16.13%) Open Source
7 9 (14.52%) Android Development
7 9 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (14.52%) Pair Programming
8 7 (11.29%) UML
9 6 (9.68%) OOD
9 6 (9.68%) Parallel Computing
10 5 (8.06%) Game Development
11 3 (4.84%) OO
12 2 (3.23%) DRM
12 2 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (3.23%) SOA
12 2 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (64.52%) C++
2 18 (29.03%) Objective-C
3 9 (14.52%) Java
4 8 (12.90%) Apple Swift
5 7 (11.29%) C
6 5 (8.06%) GLSL
6 5 (8.06%) HLSL
6 5 (8.06%) Python
6 5 (8.06%) R
7 2 (3.23%) Ada
7 2 (3.23%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.61%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.61%) PHP
8 1 (1.61%) Ruby
8 1 (1.61%) SQL
8 1 (1.61%) VC++
Qualifications
1 26 (41.94%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) QA
2 4 (6.45%) MISRA
3 2 (3.23%) DO-178B
3 2 (3.23%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) LXC
Vendors
1 2 (3.23%) CA
1 2 (3.23%) Conax
1 2 (3.23%) Nagra
1 2 (3.23%) Verimatrix
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £480 per day paid weekly
Posted: 6 days ago