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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenGL
Rank 572 571 514
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -57
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 58 37 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.065% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.23% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 43
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£325 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 22
Average hourly rate £41.00 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £32.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50

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
16619 15847 15524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.04% 28.03% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11307 10086 9969
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 218 271
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 £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +16 56 £325 -23.52% 9
South East +2 26 £400 +14.28% 2
Kent - 22 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 22 - -
London -25 11 £525 +23.52% 5
South West +5 8 £350 - 1
Gloucestershire - 8 £350 -
Yorkshire -25 4 £305 -12.85%
West Yorkshire -26 4 £305 -12.85%
East of England +7 3 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £305 -
West Midlands - 3 £340 -
Birmingham - 3 £340 -
Bradford - 3 £305 -
Huddersfield - 3 £305 -
Wakefield - 3 £305 -
Harrogate - 3 £305 -
Hertfordshire +8 2 - - 1
City of London +5 2 £525 +5.00% 1
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Stevenage - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £305 -
Leeds - 2 £310 -
York - 2 £305 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £305 -
Glasgow +6 1 £325 +4.00% 1
Middlesex +4 1 - -
Berkshire -2 1 - -
Scotland -7 1 £325 +4.00% 2
Oxfordshire -18 1 - - 1

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 47 (50.54%) C++
2 38 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (37.63%) Apple iOS
4 34 (36.56%) Android
5 32 (34.41%) Mobile App
6 31 (33.33%) Android Development
7 25 (26.88%) iOS Development
7 25 (26.88%) Games
8 23 (24.73%) Linux
9 21 (22.58%) Software Engineering
9 21 (22.58%) JSON
9 21 (22.58%) REST
10 20 (21.51%) Mobile Development
10 20 (21.51%) Java
11 19 (20.43%) C
11 19 (20.43%) Mobile Application Development
12 16 (17.20%) XML
13 14 (15.05%) Degree
13 14 (15.05%) Computer Science
14 13 (13.98%) Qt
15 12 (12.90%) Web Services
16 11 (11.83%) JavaScript
16 11 (11.83%) Objective-C
16 11 (11.83%) Git (software)
16 11 (11.83%) OAuth
16 11 (11.83%) Social Media
17 10 (10.75%) Embedded Linux
17 10 (10.75%) Memory Management
17 10 (10.75%) Cocoa
17 10 (10.75%) HTML

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (2.15%) Kinematics
2 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) SQLite
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.53%) Xcode
3 5 (5.38%) Subversion
3 5 (5.38%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.23%) Gerrit
4 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.15%) GCC
5 2 (2.15%) Redmine
5 2 (2.15%) Valgrind
5 2 (2.15%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (2.15%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (1.08%) Android Studio
General
1 25 (26.88%) Games
2 4 (4.30%) Automotive
2 4 (4.30%) Electronics
2 4 (4.30%) Avionics
3 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.23%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (69.89%) Developer
2 21 (22.58%) Android Developer
3 18 (19.35%) iOS Developer
4 15 (16.13%) Software Engineer
5 11 (11.83%) C++ Developer
6 10 (10.75%) Mobile Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Applications Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Programmer
9 3 (3.23%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Games Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Android Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Qt Developer
10 2 (2.15%) WPF Developer
10 2 (2.15%) Games Programmer
10 2 (2.15%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.58%) JSON
1 21 (22.58%) REST
2 16 (17.20%) XML
3 13 (13.98%) Qt
4 12 (12.90%) Web Services
5 11 (11.83%) OAuth
6 10 (10.75%) Cocoa
6 10 (10.75%) HTML
6 10 (10.75%) DirectX
7 9 (9.68%) Android SDK
8 8 (8.60%) HTML5
9 7 (7.53%) GStreamer
9 7 (7.53%) Cocoa Touch
9 7 (7.53%) QML
10 6 (6.45%) iOS SDK
11 5 (5.38%) OpenGL ES
11 5 (5.38%) CSS
12 4 (4.30%) Middleware
12 4 (4.30%) WebKit
12 4 (4.30%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 32 (34.41%) Mobile App
2 14 (15.05%) Computer Science
3 11 (11.83%) Social Media
4 8 (8.60%) iPad
4 8 (8.60%) iPhone
5 5 (5.38%) STB
6 4 (4.30%) Streaming Video
7 3 (3.23%) DTV
7 3 (3.23%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (3.23%) Robotics
7 3 (3.23%) Physics
7 3 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (3.23%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.15%) Mechatronics
8 2 (2.15%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.15%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (2.15%) VHDL
9 1 (1.08%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.08%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 35 (37.63%) Apple iOS
2 34 (36.56%) Android
3 23 (24.73%) Linux
4 10 (10.75%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (3.23%) Windows
6 2 (2.15%) UNIX
6 2 (2.15%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.08%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (33.33%) Android Development
3 25 (26.88%) iOS Development
4 21 (22.58%) Software Engineering
5 20 (21.51%) Mobile Development
6 19 (20.43%) Mobile Application Development
7 10 (10.75%) Memory Management
8 7 (7.53%) Game Development
8 7 (7.53%) Open Source
8 7 (7.53%) TDD
9 5 (5.38%) Multithreading
10 4 (4.30%) Pair Programming
11 3 (3.23%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.23%) Embedded Software Development
12 2 (2.15%) MVC
12 2 (2.15%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.15%) Software Architecture
12 2 (2.15%) Signal Processing
12 2 (2.15%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (2.15%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (50.54%) C++
2 20 (21.51%) Java
3 19 (20.43%) C
4 11 (11.83%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.83%) Objective-C
5 7 (7.53%) C#
5 7 (7.53%) Python
6 5 (5.38%) Embedded C++
7 3 (3.23%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.23%) Lua
7 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.15%) ANSI C
8 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.15%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.15%) Perl
9 1 (1.08%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 14 (15.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Cygwin
2 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (7.53%) Google
2 1 (1.08%) Symbian
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft
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