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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenGL
Rank 583 600 580
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 47 44 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.079% 0.090%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 30
Median daily rate £400 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £425 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £518 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £338 -
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
15423 15952 15279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.94% 28.78% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10671 11113 10434
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 263 169
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.47 £17.77 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £50.00
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 7 December 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 16 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 7 December 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 +26 45 £400 -15.78% 15
London +4 28 £425 -10.52% 3
South East +34 12 £325 - 4
Kent - 10 £325 - 1
City of London +3 7 £425 -15.00%
Tunbridge Wells - 7 £325 - 1
North West +6 3 £375 - 4
Manchester - 3 £375 - 4
Berkshire +7 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 £409 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £355 - 1
Wales - 2 £409 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £360 -
Cardiff - 1 £400 - 1
Newport - 1 £418 -

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 55 (73.33%) C++
2 41 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (42.67%) Android
4 30 (40.00%) Android Development
5 25 (33.33%) Degree
6 24 (32.00%) Android SDK
7 22 (29.33%) Linux
8 21 (28.00%) Apple iOS
9 20 (26.67%) Mobile Development
10 18 (24.00%) iOS Development
11 17 (22.67%) XML
12 16 (21.33%) C
12 16 (21.33%) TDD
12 16 (21.33%) Qt
12 16 (21.33%) Augmented Reality
13 15 (20.00%) Open Source
13 15 (20.00%) Games
14 14 (18.67%) Pair Programming
14 14 (18.67%) Software Engineering
14 14 (18.67%) QA
14 14 (18.67%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (17.33%) REST
15 13 (17.33%) Multithreading
15 13 (17.33%) Python
16 12 (16.00%) Java
16 12 (16.00%) Xcode
16 12 (16.00%) Memory Management
16 12 (16.00%) Mobile App
16 12 (16.00%) Algorithms
17 11 (14.67%) Gradle

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 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) 802.11
1 3 (4.00%) DHCP
1 3 (4.00%) DLNA
1 3 (4.00%) DNS
1 3 (4.00%) DVB
1 3 (4.00%) IGMP
1 3 (4.00%) IPv4
1 3 (4.00%) IPv6
1 3 (4.00%) PPP
1 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.00%) UPnP
2 2 (2.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Xcode
2 11 (14.67%) Android Studio
2 11 (14.67%) Gradle
3 9 (12.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (10.67%) CocoaPods
5 7 (9.33%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (4.00%) Subversion
8 2 (2.67%) Qt Creator
9 1 (1.33%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (20.00%) Games
2 5 (6.67%) Automotive
3 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (74.67%) Developer
2 24 (32.00%) C++ Developer
3 18 (24.00%) Android Developer
4 10 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) iOS Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Mobile Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Qt Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Java Android Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.00%) iOS Android Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Objective-C Developer
10 2 (2.67%) 3D Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Agile Developer
10 2 (2.67%) C/C++ Developer
10 2 (2.67%) C++ GUI Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Games Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Senior Android Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.00%) Android SDK
2 17 (22.67%) XML
3 16 (21.33%) Qt
4 13 (17.33%) REST
5 11 (14.67%) JSON
6 10 (13.33%) iOS SDK
6 10 (13.33%) JNI
6 10 (13.33%) Web Services
7 6 (8.00%) DirectX
7 6 (8.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 4 (5.33%) Android NDK
8 4 (5.33%) Node.js
9 3 (4.00%) 802.1X
9 3 (4.00%) Cocoa
9 3 (4.00%) Cocoa Touch
9 3 (4.00%) HTML
9 3 (4.00%) OpenCV
9 3 (4.00%) OpenEmbedded
9 3 (4.00%) WebKit
9 3 (4.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Augmented Reality
2 12 (16.00%) Algorithms
2 12 (16.00%) Mobile App
3 10 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.33%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (5.33%) iPhone
4 4 (5.33%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.33%) STB
5 3 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (4.00%) Digital Media
5 3 (4.00%) Digital TV
5 3 (4.00%) GPGPU
5 3 (4.00%) iPad
6 2 (2.67%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.33%) HTC Vive
7 1 (1.33%) Oculus Rift
7 1 (1.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.67%) Android
2 22 (29.33%) Linux
3 21 (28.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.00%) Android Development
3 20 (26.67%) Mobile Development
4 18 (24.00%) iOS Development
5 16 (21.33%) TDD
6 15 (20.00%) Open Source
7 14 (18.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (18.67%) Pair Programming
7 14 (18.67%) Software Engineering
8 13 (17.33%) Multithreading
9 12 (16.00%) Memory Management
10 9 (12.00%) Cross-Platform Development
10 9 (12.00%) UML
11 8 (10.67%) OO
12 6 (8.00%) Game Development
12 6 (8.00%) Unit Testing
13 5 (6.67%) Parallel Computing
14 3 (4.00%) Computer Vision
14 3 (4.00%) DRM
14 3 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 55 (73.33%) C++
2 16 (21.33%) C
3 13 (17.33%) Python
4 12 (16.00%) Java
5 7 (9.33%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.00%) Apple Swift
6 3 (4.00%) Embedded C++
6 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.67%) Lua
7 2 (2.67%) SQL
8 1 (1.33%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.33%) C#
8 1 (1.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.67%) QA
2 7 (9.33%) MISRA
3 3 (4.00%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 3 (4.00%) CA
1 3 (4.00%) Conax
1 3 (4.00%) Nagra
1 3 (4.00%) Verimatrix
2 2 (2.67%) Google
3 1 (1.33%) Green Hills
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
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