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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenGL
Rank 623 616 598
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 34 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.079% 0.077%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 34
Median daily rate £438 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £300 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.20% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 -
% change year-on-year
-4.49% -

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
16462 16144 15521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.76% 28.22% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11405 11120 10101
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 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 302 174
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 27 September 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 11 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 27 September 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 +18 33 £450 +28.57% 18
London +12 25 £450 -14.28% 4
West Midlands - 5 £360 - 1
City of London +12 3 £425 -19.04%
South East -3 2 £463 +15.62% 1
Birmingham - 2 £360 - 1
North West +15 1 - - 3
Middlesex +2 1 £475 -
West Sussex - 1 £450 - 1
Horsham - 1 £450 - 1
Manchester - 1 - - 3

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 43 (64.18%) C++
2 40 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (41.79%) Degree
4 26 (38.81%) Apple iOS
5 23 (34.33%) iOS Development
6 21 (31.34%) Mobile Development
6 21 (31.34%) XML
7 19 (28.36%) Linux
7 19 (28.36%) Android
8 18 (26.87%) Objective-C
9 17 (25.37%) JSON
9 17 (25.37%) Computer Science
9 17 (25.37%) REST
10 16 (23.88%) Memory Management
10 16 (23.88%) Xcode
10 16 (23.88%) Web Services
10 16 (23.88%) Mobile App
11 15 (22.39%) Android SDK
11 15 (22.39%) Android Development
12 14 (20.90%) TDD
13 13 (19.40%) C
13 13 (19.40%) Augmented Reality
13 13 (19.40%) Qt
14 12 (17.91%) Multithreading
14 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
15 11 (16.42%) QA
15 11 (16.42%) Open Source
15 11 (16.42%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (16.42%) Cocoa Touch
15 11 (16.42%) Pair Programming

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 (14.93%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) 802.11
1 3 (4.48%) DHCP
1 3 (4.48%) DLNA
1 3 (4.48%) DNS
1 3 (4.48%) DVB
1 3 (4.48%) IGMP
1 3 (4.48%) IPv4
1 3 (4.48%) IPv6
1 3 (4.48%) PPP
1 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.48%) UPnP
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQLite
2 2 (2.99%) GIS
3 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (23.88%) Xcode
2 6 (8.96%) Eclipse
2 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.46%) Android Studio
3 5 (7.46%) CocoaPods
3 5 (7.46%) Gradle
4 4 (5.97%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (4.48%) Subversion
6 2 (2.99%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.49%) Qt Creator
7 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.93%) Games
2 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.97%) Automotive
4 2 (2.99%) Avionics
5 1 (1.49%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (74.63%) Developer
2 19 (28.36%) C++ Developer
2 19 (28.36%) iOS Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Software Engineer
4 10 (14.93%) Android Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Applications Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Objective-C Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Qt Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) C Developer
9 2 (2.99%) C/C++ Developer
9 2 (2.99%) C++ Games Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Games Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Python Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Android Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.49%) Agile Developer
10 1 (1.49%) GUI Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.34%) XML
2 17 (25.37%) JSON
2 17 (25.37%) REST
3 16 (23.88%) Web Services
4 15 (22.39%) Android SDK
5 13 (19.40%) Qt
6 11 (16.42%) Cocoa Touch
6 11 (16.42%) Core Data
7 10 (14.93%) Cocoa
8 6 (8.96%) iOS SDK
8 6 (8.96%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 5 (7.46%) JNI
10 3 (4.48%) 802.1X
10 3 (4.48%) OpenEmbedded
10 3 (4.48%) WebKit
10 3 (4.48%) Yocto
11 2 (2.99%) DirectX
11 2 (2.99%) HTML
12 1 (1.49%) CSS
12 1 (1.49%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Computer Science
2 16 (23.88%) Mobile App
3 13 (19.40%) Augmented Reality
4 10 (14.93%) iPad
4 10 (14.93%) iPhone
4 10 (14.93%) Mathematics
5 7 (10.45%) Algorithms
6 6 (8.96%) Digital Media
6 6 (8.96%) GPGPU
7 4 (5.97%) STB
8 3 (4.48%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (4.48%) Digital TV
8 3 (4.48%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (4.48%) User Experience
9 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.49%) Animation
9 1 (1.49%) Physics
9 1 (1.49%) RenderMan
9 1 (1.49%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.81%) Apple iOS
2 19 (28.36%) Android
2 19 (28.36%) Linux
3 5 (7.46%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (4.48%) Windows
5 1 (1.49%) Unix
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.33%) iOS Development
3 21 (31.34%) Mobile Development
4 16 (23.88%) Memory Management
5 15 (22.39%) Android Development
6 14 (20.90%) TDD
7 12 (17.91%) Multithreading
7 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
8 11 (16.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (16.42%) Open Source
8 11 (16.42%) Pair Programming
9 10 (14.93%) UML
10 6 (8.96%) Cross-Platform Development
10 6 (8.96%) OO
10 6 (8.96%) Parallel Computing
11 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
12 3 (4.48%) DRM
13 2 (2.99%) OOD
13 2 (2.99%) Requirements Analysis
13 2 (2.99%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 43 (64.18%) C++
2 18 (26.87%) Objective-C
3 13 (19.40%) C
4 8 (11.94%) Apple Swift
4 8 (11.94%) Java
4 8 (11.94%) Python
5 3 (4.48%) Embedded C++
6 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.49%) Ada
7 1 (1.49%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.49%) GLSL
7 1 (1.49%) HLSL
7 1 (1.49%) PHP
7 1 (1.49%) R
7 1 (1.49%) Ruby
7 1 (1.49%) SQL
7 1 (1.49%) VC++
Qualifications
1 28 (41.79%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) QA
2 6 (8.96%) MISRA
3 2 (2.99%) DO-178B
3 2 (2.99%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 3 (4.48%) CA
1 3 (4.48%) Conax
1 3 (4.48%) Nagra
1 3 (4.48%) Verimatrix
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