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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenGL
Rank 568 521 519
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -2
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 44 65 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.43% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 55
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 20 14
Average hourly rate - £38.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.17%

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
15650 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 266 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -30 42 £425 +21.42% 27
London +15 32 £425 +13.33% 12
City of London +32 5 £500 +17.64% 1
South East 0 5 £350 +100.00% 6
South West -45 3 - - 1
Berkshire +8 2 - -
Scotland -12 2 £313 +4.16% 2
Reading +15 1 - -
West Yorkshire +5 1 £350 +47.36% 1
Yorkshire 0 1 £350 +47.36% 1
Oxford -2 1 £350 +180.00%
Oxfordshire -4 1 £350 +180.00%
East of England -31 1 - - 3
South Wales - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Warwickshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 4
Cambridgeshire - - - - 3
Derbyshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northumberland - - - -

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 48 (67.61%) C++
2 39 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (49.30%) Linux
4 30 (42.25%) Qt
5 28 (39.44%) TDD
6 25 (35.21%) Pair Programming
6 25 (35.21%) Degree
7 21 (29.58%) Android
8 19 (26.76%) Open Source
9 18 (25.35%) Java
10 17 (23.94%) C
10 17 (23.94%) Android Development
11 15 (21.13%) QA
12 13 (18.31%) Web Services
13 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
13 12 (16.90%) Apple iOS
13 12 (16.90%) Android SDK
14 11 (15.49%) Mathematics
14 11 (15.49%) Objective-C
15 9 (12.68%) 3D Graphics
15 9 (12.68%) OO
15 9 (12.68%) Games
15 9 (12.68%) iOS Development
16 8 (11.27%) DirectX
16 8 (11.27%) OOP
16 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
16 8 (11.27%) Software Engineering
16 8 (11.27%) SQLite
16 8 (11.27%) RESTful
17 7 (9.86%) Multithreading

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Houdini
1 1 (1.41%) Blender
1 1 (1.41%) Maya
1 1 (1.41%) Simulink
1 1 (1.41%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Multicast
2 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.41%) LTE
3 1 (1.41%) Wireless
3 1 (1.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.41%) CDMA
3 1 (1.41%) SMS
3 1 (1.41%) UMTS
3 1 (1.41%) WCDMA
3 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Subversion
2 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) GDB
3 1 (1.41%) Xcode
3 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.41%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.41%) Gradle
3 1 (1.41%) Trac
General
1 9 (12.68%) Games
2 5 (7.04%) Marketing
3 4 (5.63%) Electronics
4 2 (2.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 57 (80.28%) Developer
2 29 (40.85%) C++ Developer
3 19 (26.76%) Qt Developer
4 13 (18.31%) Android Developer
5 9 (12.68%) Programmer
5 9 (12.68%) iOS Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Graphics Programmer
7 3 (4.23%) Development Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Games Developer
9 1 (1.41%) Games Programmer
9 1 (1.41%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.41%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (1.41%) C++ Programmer
9 1 (1.41%) Graduate Software Developer
9 1 (1.41%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (1.41%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (42.25%) Qt
2 13 (18.31%) Web Services
3 12 (16.90%) Android SDK
4 8 (11.27%) DirectX
4 8 (11.27%) RESTful
5 7 (9.86%) HTML
5 7 (9.86%) iOS SDK
6 5 (7.04%) JSON
6 5 (7.04%) Middleware
6 5 (7.04%) CSS
6 5 (7.04%) J2EE
7 4 (5.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 4 (5.63%) XML
8 3 (4.23%) WinForms
8 3 (4.23%) WPF
8 3 (4.23%) Flash
8 3 (4.23%) Direct3D
8 3 (4.23%) OpenGL ES
9 2 (2.82%) WebKit
9 2 (2.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) Open Source
2 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
3 11 (15.49%) Mathematics
4 9 (12.68%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (7.04%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (4.23%) Animation
6 3 (4.23%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.82%) DTV
7 2 (2.82%) iPhone
7 2 (2.82%) iPad
7 2 (2.82%) Physics
8 1 (1.41%) Streaming Media
8 1 (1.41%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.41%) CUDA
8 1 (1.41%) GPGPU
8 1 (1.41%) RenderMan
8 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (49.30%) Linux
2 21 (29.58%) Android
3 12 (16.90%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.23%) Windows
5 2 (2.82%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (39.44%) TDD
3 25 (35.21%) Pair Programming
4 17 (23.94%) Android Development
5 9 (12.68%) OO
5 9 (12.68%) iOS Development
6 8 (11.27%) OOP
6 8 (11.27%) Software Engineering
7 7 (9.86%) Multithreading
8 6 (8.45%) MVC
9 5 (7.04%) Game Development
9 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.04%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.63%) Project Planning
11 3 (4.23%) Software Testing
11 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.23%) Embedded Software Development
12 1 (1.41%) Operations Research
12 1 (1.41%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 48 (67.61%) C++
2 18 (25.35%) Java
3 17 (23.94%) C
4 11 (15.49%) Objective-C
5 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.86%) C#
7 5 (7.04%) Python
8 1 (1.41%) Ruby
8 1 (1.41%) GLSL
8 1 (1.41%) XAML
8 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.41%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.41%) PHP
8 1 (1.41%) SQL
8 1 (1.41%) VC++
8 1 (1.41%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 25 (35.21%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) PhD
3 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.13%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) JTAG
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Google
2 2 (2.82%) Apple
3 1 (1.41%) SolidWorks
3 1 (1.41%) Autodesk
3 1 (1.41%) Symbian
3 1 (1.41%) Facebook
3 1 (1.41%) Twitter
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