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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenGL
Rank 554 571 485
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -86
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 57 29 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.053% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.19% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 46
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£350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £34.10 £34.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £34.90 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £34.75

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
15641 15215 14405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.83% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10526 9806 9151
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 221 296
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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 +17 56 £350 -15.15% 16
South East -6 21 £400 +42.85% 4
Tunbridge Wells - 19 - -
Kent - 19 - -
London 0 13 £450 +5.88% 4
South West - 8 £350 - 4
West Midlands - 7 £340 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £350 - 1
Birmingham - 5 £340 -
West Yorkshire -18 4 £305 -12.85%
Yorkshire -19 4 £305 -12.85%
City of London +3 3 £525 +16.66% 1
Bradford - 3 £305 -
Huddersfield - 3 £305 -
Leeds - 3 £280 -
Wakefield - 3 £305 -
Harrogate - 3 £305 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £305 -
East of England +2 2 - - 3
Hertfordshire -12 2 - -
Stevenage - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £305 -
Bristol - 2 £438 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £305 -
York - 2 £305 -
Berkshire +5 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £400 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - - 1

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (49.49%) C++
2 37 (37.37%) Android
3 34 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (34.34%) Apple iOS
4 33 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 29 (29.29%) Android Development
6 27 (27.27%) Games
7 26 (26.26%) Software Engineering
8 25 (25.25%) Linux
9 23 (23.23%) iOS Development
10 21 (21.21%) REST
10 21 (21.21%) JSON
11 20 (20.20%) Mobile Development
12 19 (19.19%) Mobile Application Development
13 18 (18.18%) C
13 18 (18.18%) Java
14 17 (17.17%) XML
14 17 (17.17%) Qt
15 15 (15.15%) Degree
16 14 (14.14%) Computer Science
17 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
17 13 (13.13%) DirectX
18 11 (11.11%) Cocoa
18 11 (11.11%) Web Services
18 11 (11.11%) C#
18 11 (11.11%) OAuth
18 11 (11.11%) Git (software)
18 11 (11.11%) Social Media
19 10 (10.10%) Embedded Linux
19 10 (10.10%) STB

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 2 (2.02%) JBoss
1 2 (2.02%) Kinematics
2 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) DVB
2 1 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.03%) SQLite
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.08%) Xcode
3 5 (5.05%) Subversion
3 5 (5.05%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.03%) Gerrit
5 2 (2.02%) GCC
5 2 (2.02%) Redmine
5 2 (2.02%) Valgrind
5 2 (2.02%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (2.02%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (1.01%) Android Studio
General
1 27 (27.27%) Games
2 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.03%) Automotive
3 3 (3.03%) Electronics
4 2 (2.02%) Finance
4 2 (2.02%) Retail
4 2 (2.02%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.02%) Avionics
5 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (66.67%) Developer
2 19 (19.19%) Software Engineer
2 19 (19.19%) Android Developer
3 16 (16.16%) iOS Developer
4 12 (12.12%) C++ Developer
5 10 (10.10%) Mobile Developer
6 6 (6.06%) Applications Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) WPF Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Qt Developer
8 4 (4.04%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Games Developer
9 3 (3.03%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Android Developer
10 2 (2.02%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 2 (2.02%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.21%) JSON
1 21 (21.21%) REST
2 17 (17.17%) Qt
2 17 (17.17%) XML
3 13 (13.13%) DirectX
4 11 (11.11%) OAuth
4 11 (11.11%) Web Services
4 11 (11.11%) Cocoa
5 10 (10.10%) HTML
6 9 (9.09%) Android SDK
7 8 (8.08%) Cocoa Touch
8 7 (7.07%) HTML5
9 6 (6.06%) GStreamer
9 6 (6.06%) iOS SDK
9 6 (6.06%) QML
10 5 (5.05%) OpenGL ES
10 5 (5.05%) CSS
10 5 (5.05%) WPF
10 5 (5.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 4 (4.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 14 (14.14%) Computer Science
3 11 (11.11%) Social Media
4 10 (10.10%) STB
5 7 (7.07%) iPad
5 7 (7.07%) iPhone
6 5 (5.05%) IPTV
7 4 (4.04%) DTV
7 4 (4.04%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (4.04%) Physics
8 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.03%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.03%) Streaming Video
8 3 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (2.02%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (2.02%) VHDL
9 2 (2.02%) Robotics
9 2 (2.02%) Mechatronics
9 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.02%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.37%) Android
2 34 (34.34%) Apple iOS
3 25 (25.25%) Linux
4 10 (10.10%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (3.03%) Windows
6 2 (2.02%) UNIX
6 2 (2.02%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.02%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.29%) Android Development
3 26 (26.26%) Software Engineering
4 23 (23.23%) iOS Development
5 20 (20.20%) Mobile Development
6 19 (19.19%) Mobile Application Development
7 10 (10.10%) Memory Management
8 9 (9.09%) Multithreading
9 8 (8.08%) TDD
10 7 (7.07%) Game Development
11 6 (6.06%) Open Source
12 5 (5.05%) Pair Programming
12 5 (5.05%) OOP
12 5 (5.05%) OO
13 4 (4.04%) Image Processing
13 4 (4.04%) Embedded Software Development
14 3 (3.03%) 3D Modelling
14 3 (3.03%) Unit Testing
15 2 (2.02%) Continuous Integration
15 2 (2.02%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (49.49%) C++
2 18 (18.18%) Java
2 18 (18.18%) C
3 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.11%) C#
5 10 (10.10%) Objective-C
6 9 (9.09%) Python
7 5 (5.05%) Embedded C++
8 3 (3.03%) ActionScript
8 3 (3.03%) Lua
8 3 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.03%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.03%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.02%) Perl
9 2 (2.02%) GLSL
9 2 (2.02%) ANSI C
9 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.01%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 15 (15.15%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Cygwin
2 1 (1.01%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (6.06%) Google
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
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