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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenGL
UK
Rank 578 552 587
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +35
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 18 66 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.13% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.45% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 41 20
Median daily rate £413 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £325 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+21.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £47.50 £43.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -27.08%

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
14102 14557 14091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.10% 28.46% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9793 10039 9321
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 245 190
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £20.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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
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 14 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 20 February 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 -3 18 £413 -13.15% 17
London -26 8 £450 -5.26% 5
South East +2 6 £350 +16.66% 3
Berkshire +15 3 £350 -
Kent - 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £365 -
South West - 3 £365 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - -
Reading - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £365 -
East Midlands +1 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 £350 -
Nottingham - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 51 (75.00%) C++
2 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (48.53%) Android
4 31 (45.59%) Android Development
5 24 (35.29%) Android SDK
6 22 (32.35%) Degree
7 21 (30.88%) Linux
8 20 (29.41%) Mobile Development
9 19 (27.94%) Open Source
10 18 (26.47%) C
11 16 (23.53%) Software Engineering
11 16 (23.53%) Qt
12 15 (22.06%) XML
13 14 (20.59%) Python
13 14 (20.59%) TDD
13 14 (20.59%) Augmented Reality
13 14 (20.59%) Apple iOS
14 13 (19.12%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (19.12%) QA
14 13 (19.12%) Pair Programming
14 13 (19.12%) Java
14 13 (19.12%) iOS Development
15 12 (17.65%) Algorithms
15 12 (17.65%) REST
16 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
16 11 (16.18%) Memory Management
16 11 (16.18%) Gradle
16 11 (16.18%) Mobile App
16 11 (16.18%) Multithreading
16 11 (16.18%) Games

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 4 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) 802.11
2 1 (1.47%) DHCP
2 1 (1.47%) DLNA
2 1 (1.47%) DNS
2 1 (1.47%) DVB
2 1 (1.47%) IGMP
2 1 (1.47%) IPv4
2 1 (1.47%) IPv6
2 1 (1.47%) PPP
2 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Android Studio
1 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
1 11 (16.18%) Gradle
2 9 (13.24%) Eclipse
2 9 (13.24%) Xcode
3 8 (11.76%) CocoaPods
4 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.94%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.94%) Subversion
6 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.47%) Qt Creator
6 1 (1.47%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (16.18%) Games
2 5 (7.35%) Automotive
3 4 (5.88%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 49 (72.06%) Developer
2 22 (32.35%) C++ Developer
3 19 (27.94%) Android Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Software Engineer
5 9 (13.24%) Mobile Developer
6 8 (11.76%) Java Android Developer
6 8 (11.76%) Java Developer
7 6 (8.82%) C++ GUI Developer
7 6 (8.82%) GUI Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Qt Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Agile Developer
8 4 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) 3D Developer
9 3 (4.41%) iOS Android Developer
9 3 (4.41%) iOS Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) C Developer
10 2 (2.94%) C++ Software Developer
10 2 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.29%) Android SDK
2 16 (23.53%) Qt
3 15 (22.06%) XML
4 12 (17.65%) REST
5 10 (14.71%) iOS SDK
5 10 (14.71%) JNI
5 10 (14.71%) JSON
6 9 (13.24%) Web Services
7 6 (8.82%) DirectX
8 4 (5.88%) Android NDK
8 4 (5.88%) OpenGL ES
8 4 (5.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 3 (4.41%) HTML
9 3 (4.41%) Node.js
9 3 (4.41%) OpenCV
9 3 (4.41%) Unreal Engine
10 2 (2.94%) HTML5
10 2 (2.94%) OpenCL
10 2 (2.94%) Renderscript
10 2 (2.94%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Augmented Reality
2 12 (17.65%) Algorithms
3 11 (16.18%) Mobile App
4 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.94%) STB
6 2 (2.94%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.47%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.47%) HTC Vive
7 1 (1.47%) iPhone
7 1 (1.47%) Oculus Rift
7 1 (1.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (48.53%) Android
2 21 (30.88%) Linux
3 14 (20.59%) Apple iOS
4 5 (7.35%) Windows
5 3 (4.41%) Tizen
6 1 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (45.59%) Android Development
3 20 (29.41%) Mobile Development
4 19 (27.94%) Open Source
5 16 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 14 (20.59%) TDD
7 13 (19.12%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (19.12%) iOS Development
7 13 (19.12%) Pair Programming
8 11 (16.18%) Memory Management
8 11 (16.18%) Multithreading
9 9 (13.24%) Cross-Platform Development
10 8 (11.76%) OO
11 6 (8.82%) Game Development
11 6 (8.82%) UML
12 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
13 3 (4.41%) Computer Vision
13 3 (4.41%) Embedded Software Development
13 3 (4.41%) Scrum
13 3 (4.41%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (75.00%) C++
2 18 (26.47%) C
3 14 (20.59%) Python
4 13 (19.12%) Java
5 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.41%) GLSL
7 2 (2.94%) Lua
8 1 (1.47%) C#
8 1 (1.47%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (32.35%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.12%) QA
2 5 (7.35%) MISRA
3 1 (1.47%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 2 (2.94%) Google
2 1 (1.47%) CA
2 1 (1.47%) Conax
2 1 (1.47%) Green Hills
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.47%) Nagra
2 1 (1.47%) Verimatrix