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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenGL
Rank 563 525 477
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -48
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 36 45 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.087% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.32% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 30
Average daily rate
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£320 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £350 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £41.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.24% +17.14%

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
14151 14119 12451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.37% 27.20% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9202 8972 7852
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 221 325
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £53.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 March 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 March 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 -18 36 £320 -20.00% 22
London -21 11 £350 -17.15% 8
South East - 10 £315 - 8
East of England +6 5 £300 -25.00% 1
City of London +16 4 £425 -5.55% 4
South West -2 4 £269 - 1
Kent - 4 £350 - 2
West Midlands -5 3 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £350 - 2
Bristol 0 2 £325 - 1
North West -14 1 £275 - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £275 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 2
Redditch - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Street - - - -
Sunderland - - - -
Wells - - - -
York - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Caerphilly - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (66.22%) C++
2 27 (36.49%) Linux
2 27 (36.49%) Qt
3 26 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (32.43%) Software Engineering
5 15 (20.27%) OOP
5 15 (20.27%) OO
5 15 (20.27%) C
6 14 (18.92%) HTML
7 13 (17.57%) TDD
8 12 (16.22%) C#
9 11 (14.86%) Multithreading
10 10 (13.51%) Android
10 10 (13.51%) Pair Programming
10 10 (13.51%) Subversion
10 10 (13.51%) Degree
10 10 (13.51%) Java
10 10 (13.51%) Apple iOS
11 9 (12.16%) Mobile App
11 9 (12.16%) MVC
11 9 (12.16%) 3D Graphics
12 8 (10.81%) Games
12 8 (10.81%) Flash
12 8 (10.81%) Python
12 8 (10.81%) STB
12 8 (10.81%) Mobile Application Development
13 7 (9.46%) Stage3D
13 7 (9.46%) Away3D
13 7 (9.46%) QML
13 7 (9.46%) WebGL

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) DVB
2 4 (5.41%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.05%) Multicast
4 1 (1.35%) HTTP
4 1 (1.35%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQLite
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Subversion
2 6 (8.11%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.41%) GoogleTest
4 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.70%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (2.70%) Appium
5 2 (2.70%) Xcode
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (10.81%) Games
2 7 (9.46%) Advertising
3 6 (8.11%) Aerospace
4 5 (6.76%) Marketing
5 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.05%) Automotive
7 2 (2.70%) Electronics
7 2 (2.70%) Banking
8 1 (1.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (59.46%) Developer
2 21 (28.38%) Software Engineer
3 14 (18.92%) C++ Developer
4 12 (16.22%) Software Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Qt Developer
6 8 (10.81%) Flash Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Flex Developer
8 5 (6.76%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Programmer
9 4 (5.41%) iOS Developer
10 3 (4.05%) WPF Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Graphics Programmer
10 3 (4.05%) Android Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.05%) C++ Software Engineer
11 2 (2.70%) Senior Software Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
11 2 (2.70%) C++/C# Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Lead Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.49%) Qt
2 14 (18.92%) HTML
3 8 (10.81%) Flash
4 7 (9.46%) DirectX
4 7 (9.46%) PureMVC
4 7 (9.46%) Apache Flex
4 7 (9.46%) Adobe AIR
4 7 (9.46%) WebGL
4 7 (9.46%) QML
4 7 (9.46%) Stage3D
4 7 (9.46%) Away3D
5 5 (6.76%) OpenGL ES
5 5 (6.76%) WPF
6 4 (5.41%) iOS SDK
6 4 (5.41%) HTML5
6 4 (5.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (4.05%) Android SDK
7 3 (4.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (4.05%) XML
7 3 (4.05%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) 3D Graphics
1 9 (12.16%) Mobile App
2 8 (10.81%) STB
3 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.11%) Open Source
4 5 (6.76%) IPTV
5 4 (5.41%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.41%) Physics
6 3 (4.05%) DTV
6 3 (4.05%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.70%) GIS
7 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.70%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.35%) GPGPU
8 1 (1.35%) CUDA
8 1 (1.35%) Kinect
8 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.35%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.49%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) Android
2 10 (13.51%) Apple iOS
3 5 (6.76%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (4.05%) VxWorks
5 2 (2.70%) Tizen
6 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.43%) Software Engineering
3 15 (20.27%) OOP
3 15 (20.27%) OO
4 13 (17.57%) TDD
5 11 (14.86%) Multithreading
6 10 (13.51%) Pair Programming
7 9 (12.16%) MVC
8 8 (10.81%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.41%) Android Development
10 4 (5.41%) iOS Development
10 4 (5.41%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (4.05%) Game Development
11 3 (4.05%) 3D Modelling
11 3 (4.05%) Test Scripting
11 3 (4.05%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.05%) Image Processing
12 2 (2.70%) Scrum
13 1 (1.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 49 (66.22%) C++
2 15 (20.27%) C
3 12 (16.22%) C#
4 10 (13.51%) Java
5 8 (10.81%) Python
6 7 (9.46%) PHP
7 6 (8.11%) GLSL
7 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.76%) SQL
9 3 (4.05%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.70%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.35%) R
11 1 (1.35%) Ada
11 1 (1.35%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Degree
2 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
2 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) ISO 9001
1 4 (5.41%) TickIT
2 2 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) JTAG
3 1 (1.35%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (9.46%) Adobe
2 5 (6.76%) Google
3 3 (4.05%) Progress
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
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