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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenGL
Rank 560 525 522
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -3
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 44 62 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.41% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 51
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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 £375 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 13
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -4.93%

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
15578 15242 15706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.84% 28.87% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10165 9888 9399
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 254 394
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 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 30 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 -41 43 £425 +17.24% 27
London +22 35 £425 +9.67% 15
City of London +33 5 £500 +17.64% 4
South East -20 4 £350 +55.55% 4
South West -30 3 - - 2
Oxford -5 1 £350 +180.00%
Oxfordshire -7 1 £350 +180.00%
Scotland -12 1 £375 +25.00% 2
Hampshire -17 1 - -
East of England -30 1 - - 3
South Wales - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northumberland - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Loughborough - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Newport - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Somerset - - - - 2
Surrey - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 52 (68.42%) C++
2 44 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (51.32%) Linux
4 33 (43.42%) Qt
5 32 (42.11%) TDD
6 28 (36.84%) Pair Programming
7 26 (34.21%) Degree
8 21 (27.63%) Open Source
8 21 (27.63%) Android
9 18 (23.68%) Android Development
9 18 (23.68%) Java
10 17 (22.37%) C
11 16 (21.05%) QA
12 14 (18.42%) Web Services
13 13 (17.11%) Android SDK
13 13 (17.11%) Apple iOS
14 11 (14.47%) Computer Science
14 11 (14.47%) Mathematics
14 11 (14.47%) Objective-C
15 10 (13.16%) OO
16 9 (11.84%) OOP
16 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
16 9 (11.84%) RESTful
16 9 (11.84%) iOS Development
17 8 (10.53%) iOS SDK
17 8 (10.53%) SQLite
17 8 (10.53%) Multithreading
17 8 (10.53%) 3D Graphics
17 8 (10.53%) Games
17 8 (10.53%) Software Engineering

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (1.32%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.32%) MS Office
1 1 (1.32%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.32%) Simulink
1 1 (1.32%) Maya
1 1 (1.32%) Houdini
1 1 (1.32%) Blender
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Multicast
2 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.32%) Internet
3 1 (1.32%) Wireless
3 1 (1.32%) LTE
3 1 (1.32%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.32%) CDMA
3 1 (1.32%) SMS
3 1 (1.32%) UMTS
3 1 (1.32%) WCDMA
3 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Subversion
2 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.32%) GDB
3 1 (1.32%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.32%) Gradle
3 1 (1.32%) Trac
3 1 (1.32%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.32%) JIRA
3 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.32%) Xcode
General
1 8 (10.53%) Games
2 5 (6.58%) Marketing
3 3 (3.95%) Electronics
4 2 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 63 (82.89%) Developer
2 32 (42.11%) C++ Developer
3 21 (27.63%) Qt Developer
4 14 (18.42%) Android Developer
5 9 (11.84%) iOS Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Programmer
6 5 (6.58%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Graphics Programmer
8 3 (3.95%) Development Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Games Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (1.32%) C++ Programmer
10 1 (1.32%) Graduate Software Developer
10 1 (1.32%) Graduate Developer
10 1 (1.32%) Games Programmer
10 1 (1.32%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (1.32%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (43.42%) Qt
2 14 (18.42%) Web Services
3 13 (17.11%) Android SDK
4 9 (11.84%) RESTful
5 8 (10.53%) iOS SDK
5 8 (10.53%) HTML
5 8 (10.53%) DirectX
6 6 (7.89%) CSS
6 6 (7.89%) J2EE
7 5 (6.58%) Middleware
7 5 (6.58%) JSON
8 4 (5.26%) XML
8 4 (5.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 3 (3.95%) Flash
9 3 (3.95%) WinForms
9 3 (3.95%) WPF
10 2 (2.63%) HTML5
10 2 (2.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (2.63%) WebKit
10 2 (2.63%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.63%) Open Source
2 11 (14.47%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.47%) Mathematics
3 8 (10.53%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.95%) Augmented Reality
5 3 (3.95%) Animation
6 2 (2.63%) DTV
6 2 (2.63%) Physics
6 2 (2.63%) iPhone
6 2 (2.63%) iPad
6 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.32%) GPGPU
7 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.32%) CUDA
7 1 (1.32%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.32%) Streaming Media
7 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 39 (51.32%) Linux
2 21 (27.63%) Android
3 13 (17.11%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.95%) Windows
5 2 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.11%) TDD
3 28 (36.84%) Pair Programming
4 18 (23.68%) Android Development
5 10 (13.16%) OO
6 9 (11.84%) iOS Development
6 9 (11.84%) OOP
7 8 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 8 (10.53%) Multithreading
8 7 (9.21%) MVC
9 6 (7.89%) Waterfall
9 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.58%) Game Development
11 4 (5.26%) Project Planning
12 3 (3.95%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.95%) Software Testing
12 3 (3.95%) Embedded Software Development
13 1 (1.32%) 3D Animation
13 1 (1.32%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 52 (68.42%) C++
2 18 (23.68%) Java
3 17 (22.37%) C
4 11 (14.47%) Objective-C
5 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.21%) C#
7 5 (6.58%) Python
8 1 (1.32%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.32%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.32%) XAML
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) SQL
8 1 (1.32%) VC++
8 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (34.21%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) PhD
3 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.05%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) JTAG
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.32%) TickIT
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) Google
2 2 (2.63%) Apple
3 1 (1.32%) Autodesk
3 1 (1.32%) SolidWorks
3 1 (1.32%) Facebook
3 1 (1.32%) Twitter
3 1 (1.32%) Symbian
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