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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenGL
Rank 554 562 468
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -94
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 43 37 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.068% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.25% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 31
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 23
Average hourly rate £37.62 £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.68 £35.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.72 £44.60 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.11% +15.71%

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
14917 14887 12863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.80% 27.33% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9662 9655 8037
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
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 186 219 349
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.05 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +5 43 £325 -18.75% 30
South East +5 25 £350 - 10
Kent - 15 £350 - 3
Tunbridge Wells - 14 £350 -
London -34 5 £350 -17.15% 7
East of England +13 4 £300 -25.00% 4
Hertfordshire +9 4 £300 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £300 -
South West 0 3 £325 - 1
West Midlands -13 3 - -
Reading - 3 £390 -
Berkshire - 3 £390 -
City of London +7 2 £525 +16.66% 2
East Midlands - 2 £338 -
Leicestershire - 2 £338 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £328 - 2
Stevenage - 2 £305 -
Oxford - 2 £308 -
Bristol +2 1 £325 - 1
Warwickshire -1 1 - -
North West -20 1 £275 - 2
Surrey - 1 £375 - 5
Farnborough - 1 £305 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £375 - 2
Leicester - 1 £350 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £275 - 2
Rochester - 1 - -

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 38 (54.29%) C++
2 20 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 20 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (25.71%) Android
5 16 (22.86%) Qt
5 16 (22.86%) C
5 16 (22.86%) Linux
6 15 (21.43%) Games
7 14 (20.00%) OOP
7 14 (20.00%) OO
7 14 (20.00%) HTML
7 14 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 13 (18.57%) Java
9 12 (17.14%) Degree
9 12 (17.14%) Computer Science
9 12 (17.14%) Mobile Application Development
10 11 (15.71%) Android Development
10 11 (15.71%) JSON
11 10 (14.29%) XML
11 10 (14.29%) REST
12 9 (12.86%) iOS Development
12 9 (12.86%) C#
12 9 (12.86%) 3D Graphics
12 9 (12.86%) STB
12 9 (12.86%) Subversion
13 8 (11.43%) Memory Management
13 8 (11.43%) MVC
13 8 (11.43%) Web Services
13 8 (11.43%) Flash

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (2.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Mathematica
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) DVB
2 2 (2.86%) Multicast
3 1 (1.43%) NFC
3 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Subversion
2 6 (8.57%) Xcode
3 5 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.86%) Appium
5 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.43%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.43%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.43%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.43%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (1.43%) GoogleTest
6 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 15 (21.43%) Games
2 7 (10.00%) Advertising
3 5 (7.14%) Marketing
4 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.29%) Automotive
6 2 (2.86%) Electronics
6 2 (2.86%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.86%) Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 38 (54.29%) Developer
2 16 (22.86%) Software Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Android Developer
3 8 (11.43%) iOS Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Flash Developer
4 6 (8.57%) Flex Developer
4 6 (8.57%) C++ Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Applications Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.29%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Programmer
6 3 (4.29%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) WPF Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Qt Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Graphics Programmer
7 2 (2.86%) Lead Android Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.86%) Qt
2 14 (20.00%) HTML
3 11 (15.71%) JSON
4 10 (14.29%) XML
4 10 (14.29%) REST
5 8 (11.43%) Web Services
5 8 (11.43%) Flash
6 7 (10.00%) Apache Flex
6 7 (10.00%) Adobe AIR
6 7 (10.00%) WebGL
6 7 (10.00%) Stage3D
6 7 (10.00%) Away3D
6 7 (10.00%) PureMVC
7 6 (8.57%) Android SDK
7 6 (8.57%) DirectX
7 6 (8.57%) Cocoa
8 5 (7.14%) QML
8 5 (7.14%) HTML5
8 5 (7.14%) OpenGL ES
8 5 (7.14%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 12 (17.14%) Computer Science
3 9 (12.86%) 3D Graphics
3 9 (12.86%) STB
4 5 (7.14%) IPTV
4 5 (7.14%) Physics
5 4 (5.71%) iPhone
5 4 (5.71%) iPad
6 3 (4.29%) Social Media
6 3 (4.29%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.29%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.29%) DTV
7 2 (2.86%) Open Source
7 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.86%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (2.86%) User Experience
8 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.43%) Kinect
8 1 (1.43%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Android
2 16 (22.86%) Linux
3 14 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (8.57%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.86%) Windows
5 2 (2.86%) VxWorks
5 2 (2.86%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.00%) OOP
3 14 (20.00%) OO
4 12 (17.14%) Mobile Application Development
5 11 (15.71%) Android Development
6 9 (12.86%) iOS Development
7 8 (11.43%) Memory Management
7 8 (11.43%) MVC
8 7 (10.00%) Multithreading
8 7 (10.00%) Mobile Development
9 5 (7.14%) Game Development
10 4 (5.71%) 3D Modelling
10 4 (5.71%) TDD
10 4 (5.71%) Pair Programming
11 3 (4.29%) Image Processing
11 3 (4.29%) Embedded Software Development
12 2 (2.86%) Software Architecture
12 2 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (1.43%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 38 (54.29%) C++
2 16 (22.86%) C
3 13 (18.57%) Java
4 9 (12.86%) C#
5 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.00%) PHP
5 7 (10.00%) Python
6 6 (8.57%) Objective-C
6 6 (8.57%) GLSL
7 3 (4.29%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.86%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.43%) R
9 1 (1.43%) Ada
9 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Adobe
2 2 (2.86%) Google
3 1 (1.43%) Wind River
3 1 (1.43%) Progress
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
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