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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenGL
Rank 550 497 485
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -12
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 27 64 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.13% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.49% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 26
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£338 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £348 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
-41.93% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £38.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.26% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.50 £45.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +8.66%

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
13731 13141 12896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 27.00% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9225 8312 8170
Average daily rate £390 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 276 337
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.46 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenGL within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

OpenGL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 January 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 -63 27 £338 -18.18% 32
London -18 18 £413 -8.27% 18
City of London +13 8 £338 -25.00% 4
South West -20 5 £225 - 3
Bristol -6 2 £325 - 2
East of England -3 1 - - 4
North West -6 1 - - 2
South East -25 1 - - 5
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 - - 3
North Yorkshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bath - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Wales - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 3
Colchester - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Ipswich - - - - 1

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 60 (72.29%) C++
2 51 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (46.99%) Linux
4 38 (45.78%) Qt
5 30 (36.14%) TDD
6 25 (30.12%) Pair Programming
7 22 (26.51%) Degree
8 21 (25.30%) Java
9 19 (22.89%) Open Source
10 18 (21.69%) OO
11 17 (20.48%) OOP
11 17 (20.48%) Android
12 16 (19.28%) Android Development
13 15 (18.07%) Software Engineering
13 15 (18.07%) HTML
13 15 (18.07%) C
14 14 (16.87%) MVC
14 14 (16.87%) Apple iOS
15 13 (15.66%) Multithreading
15 13 (15.66%) Android SDK
16 12 (14.46%) Subversion
16 12 (14.46%) QA
16 12 (14.46%) iOS SDK
17 11 (13.25%) Google
17 11 (13.25%) 3D Graphics
18 10 (12.05%) Web Services
19 9 (10.84%) C#
19 9 (10.84%) Computer Science
19 9 (10.84%) RESTful
20 8 (9.64%) JavaScript

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) Multicast
2 4 (4.82%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.41%) HTTP
4 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.20%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Subversion
2 6 (7.23%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.82%) GoogleTest
4 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.41%) Appium
5 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.41%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (1.20%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.20%) Gradle
6 1 (1.20%) Xcode
6 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.20%) Android Studio
General
1 8 (9.64%) Games
2 7 (8.43%) Advertising
3 5 (6.02%) Marketing
4 4 (4.82%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.41%) Electronics
5 2 (2.41%) Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (1.20%) Military
6 1 (1.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 65 (78.31%) Developer
2 29 (34.94%) C++ Developer
3 19 (22.89%) Qt Developer
4 14 (16.87%) Android Developer
5 13 (15.66%) Software Developer
6 12 (14.46%) Software Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Programmer
8 6 (7.23%) Flash Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Graphics Programmer
9 5 (6.02%) Flex Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.61%) iOS Developer
12 2 (2.41%) Senior iOS Developer
12 2 (2.41%) Development Engineer
12 2 (2.41%) Mobile Developer
12 2 (2.41%) C++/C# Developer
12 2 (2.41%) C# Developer
12 2 (2.41%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (45.78%) Qt
2 15 (18.07%) HTML
3 13 (15.66%) Android SDK
4 12 (14.46%) iOS SDK
5 10 (12.05%) Web Services
6 9 (10.84%) RESTful
7 7 (8.43%) J2EE
7 7 (8.43%) CSS
7 7 (8.43%) DirectX
8 6 (7.23%) Apache Flex
8 6 (7.23%) Adobe AIR
8 6 (7.23%) Flash
8 6 (7.23%) PureMVC
8 6 (7.23%) WebGL
8 6 (7.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 6 (7.23%) OpenGL ES
8 6 (7.23%) Stage3D
8 6 (7.23%) Away3D
9 5 (6.02%) QML
10 3 (3.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.89%) Open Source
2 11 (13.25%) 3D Graphics
3 9 (10.84%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.43%) Mathematics
4 7 (8.43%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.02%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.61%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.41%) DTV
7 2 (2.41%) GIS
7 2 (2.41%) Physics
8 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.20%) GPGPU
8 1 (1.20%) CUDA
8 1 (1.20%) Kinect
8 1 (1.20%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.20%) STB
8 1 (1.20%) Statistics
8 1 (1.20%) Animation
8 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (46.99%) Linux
2 17 (20.48%) Android
3 14 (16.87%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.61%) VxWorks
4 3 (3.61%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (36.14%) TDD
3 25 (30.12%) Pair Programming
4 18 (21.69%) OO
5 17 (20.48%) OOP
6 16 (19.28%) Android Development
7 15 (18.07%) Software Engineering
8 14 (16.87%) MVC
9 13 (15.66%) Multithreading
10 7 (8.43%) Waterfall
10 7 (8.43%) E-Commerce
10 7 (8.43%) Game Development
11 6 (7.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (7.23%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (4.82%) Embedded Software Development
14 3 (3.61%) iOS Development
14 3 (3.61%) Test Scripting
14 3 (3.61%) Test Automation
15 2 (2.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (72.29%) C++
2 21 (25.30%) Java
3 15 (18.07%) C
4 9 (10.84%) C#
5 8 (9.64%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.23%) PHP
7 5 (6.02%) SQL
8 4 (4.82%) Python
8 4 (4.82%) Objective-C
8 4 (4.82%) GLSL
9 1 (1.20%) R
9 1 (1.20%) Ada
9 1 (1.20%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.20%) VC++
Qualifications
1 22 (26.51%) Degree
2 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.46%) QA
2 4 (4.82%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.82%) TickIT
3 1 (1.20%) JTAG
3 1 (1.20%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Google
2 6 (7.23%) Adobe
3 3 (3.61%) Progress
4 1 (1.20%) Wind River
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