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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenGL
Rank 620 598 580
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -18
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 33 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.075% 0.066%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 17
Median daily rate £350 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.62 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% -2.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.62 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-0.31% -7.11%

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
15280 14977 14864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.51% 26.85% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10694 9690 9758
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 200 202
Median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.64 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -43 24 £420 +29.23% 26
South East -27 12 £300 -14.28% 4
London +6 8 £450 +28.57% 14
Scotland - 8 £350 -
Tunbridge Wells -11 6 - - 2
Kent -27 6 - - 2
Glasgow - 6 £350 -
Oxford +12 4 £300 -2.43%
Oxfordshire +12 4 £300 -
South West -4 2 - - 2
Hastings - 2 £255 -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 £255 -
East of England +3 1 - - 3
Hertfordshire +3 1 - -
Stevenage -1 1 - -

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 71 (71.72%) C++
2 69 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (53.54%) Linux
4 51 (51.52%) Qt
5 40 (40.40%) TDD
6 37 (37.37%) Degree
7 29 (29.29%) Pair Programming
8 24 (24.24%) Open Source
9 20 (20.20%) Software Engineering
9 20 (20.20%) QA
10 18 (18.18%) Android
10 18 (18.18%) Java
10 18 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (17.17%) Android Development
12 16 (16.16%) OO
12 16 (16.16%) Animation
13 15 (15.15%) Multithreading
13 15 (15.15%) C
13 15 (15.15%) Apple iOS
14 14 (14.14%) iOS Development
14 14 (14.14%) HTML
14 14 (14.14%) Games
14 14 (14.14%) JSON
14 14 (14.14%) Computer Science
15 13 (13.13%) Git (software)
15 13 (13.13%) DirectX
15 13 (13.13%) Mobile App
16 12 (12.12%) Node.js
16 12 (12.12%) HTML5
16 12 (12.12%) Mathematics

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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.12%) Node.js
2 2 (2.02%) Kinematics
3 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) HTTP
2 5 (5.05%) Internet
3 3 (3.03%) DVB
4 2 (2.02%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) GIS
1 2 (2.02%) SQLite
2 1 (1.01%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.10%) Subversion
3 7 (7.07%) JIRA
4 5 (5.05%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.04%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (4.04%) Xcode
6 3 (3.03%) Android Studio
6 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.02%) ClearCase
7 2 (2.02%) GCC
7 2 (2.02%) Qt Creator
7 2 (2.02%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (1.01%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.01%) JUnit
General
1 14 (14.14%) Games
2 8 (8.08%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.07%) Finance
4 5 (5.05%) Banking
4 5 (5.05%) Electronics
5 4 (4.04%) Avionics
6 1 (1.01%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (80.81%) Developer
2 52 (52.53%) C++ Developer
3 27 (27.27%) Qt Developer
4 13 (13.13%) Software Engineer
5 9 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
5 9 (9.09%) Games Developer
6 8 (8.08%) C++ Games Developer
6 8 (8.08%) UX Developer
7 6 (6.06%) C++ GUI Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (6.06%) GUI Developer
7 6 (6.06%) iOS Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Middleware Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Android Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Java Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Linux Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (51.52%) Qt
2 14 (14.14%) HTML
2 14 (14.14%) JSON
3 13 (13.13%) DirectX
4 12 (12.12%) HTML5
5 11 (11.11%) CSS
5 11 (11.11%) OpenGL ES
6 9 (9.09%) Core Animation
6 9 (9.09%) Unreal Engine
6 9 (9.09%) Web Services
7 8 (8.08%) HTML5 Canvas
7 8 (8.08%) SVG
8 7 (7.07%) CSS3
8 7 (7.07%) jQuery
8 7 (7.07%) REST
8 7 (7.07%) RESTful
8 7 (7.07%) V-Ray
8 7 (7.07%) XML
9 6 (6.06%) Middleware
10 5 (5.05%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Animation
2 14 (14.14%) Computer Science
3 13 (13.13%) Mobile App
4 12 (12.12%) Mathematics
5 10 (10.10%) Algorithms
5 10 (10.10%) Physics
6 9 (9.09%) DTV
6 9 (9.09%) STB
7 8 (8.08%) Motion Graphics
7 8 (8.08%) User Experience
8 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (7.07%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (7.07%) RenderMan
9 6 (6.06%) Device Driver
10 4 (4.04%) Digital Media
10 4 (4.04%) iPad
10 4 (4.04%) iPhone
11 3 (3.03%) MHEG
11 3 (3.03%) Robotics
11 3 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 53 (53.54%) Linux
2 18 (18.18%) Android
3 15 (15.15%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.06%) Windows
5 3 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.02%) Unix
7 1 (1.01%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (40.40%) TDD
3 29 (29.29%) Pair Programming
4 24 (24.24%) Open Source
5 20 (20.20%) Software Engineering
6 18 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (17.17%) Android Development
8 16 (16.16%) OO
9 15 (15.15%) Multithreading
10 14 (14.14%) iOS Development
11 10 (10.10%) Game Development
12 7 (7.07%) OOD
12 7 (7.07%) Rapid Prototyping
13 6 (6.06%) API Development
13 6 (6.06%) Front End Development
13 6 (6.06%) Functional Testing
13 6 (6.06%) Memory Management
13 6 (6.06%) Mobile Development
13 6 (6.06%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (6.06%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 71 (71.72%) C++
2 18 (18.18%) Java
3 15 (15.15%) C
4 10 (10.10%) Python
5 8 (8.08%) GLSL
5 8 (8.08%) HLSL
5 8 (8.08%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.08%) Objective-C
6 7 (7.07%) R
7 4 (4.04%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.03%) C#
8 3 (3.03%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.02%) Ada
9 2 (2.02%) ANSI C
9 2 (2.02%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.02%) Perl
9 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.01%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 37 (37.37%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.20%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.01%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) LXC
2 2 (2.02%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 4 (4.04%) Google
2 1 (1.01%) Apple
2 1 (1.01%) Twitter
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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