Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OpenGL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenGL over the 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

OpenGL
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 772 808 762
Rank change year-on-year +36 -46 +4
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 36 56 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.041% 0.055% 0.095%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.19% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 55
England median daily rate £450 £450 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.35% -15.00%
10th Percentile £319 £288 £293
90th Percentile £520 £550 £475
UK median daily rate £430 £423 £340
% change year-on-year +1.78% +24.26% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 12
England median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £42.00 £36.25 £36.16
90th Percentile £49.50 £43.75 £43.53
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%

OpenGL is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 28352 29314 28407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.28% 28.88% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 19693 20697 19046
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £310 £295 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 368 394
England median hourly rate £40.50 £37.25 £36.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.72% +2.41% +3.93%
10th Percentile £16.00 £12.25 £15.12
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £52.19
UK median hourly rate £40.25 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +10.27% -1.35% +5.71%

OpenGL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing OpenGL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for OpenGL in England

OpenGL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OpenGL in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenGL in England

OpenGL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenGL in England over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenGL in England

OpenGL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenGL in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenGL in England

OpenGL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenGL within the England region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 20 £463 - 3
South East +4 6 £313 +4.17% 7
South West +13 4 £356 -
Midlands - 3 £390 - 2
East of England -5 2 - - 7
West Midlands - 2 £390 - 1
North of England +57 1 £400 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
OpenGL
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for OpenGL.

1 31 (86.11%) C++
2 17 (47.22%) Linux
3 16 (44.44%) Qt
4 13 (36.11%) Software Engineering
4 13 (36.11%) C
5 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (30.56%) TDD
5 11 (30.56%) Pair Programming
5 11 (30.56%) Android
5 11 (30.56%) Open Source
6 10 (27.78%) QA
6 10 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (27.78%) Android Development
7 9 (25.00%) Degree
8 7 (19.44%) Multithreading
8 7 (19.44%) OpenGL ES
9 6 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (13.89%) Games
10 5 (13.89%) Java
11 4 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
11 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
11 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
11 4 (11.11%) Internet
11 4 (11.11%) Electronics
12 3 (8.33%) Device Driver
12 3 (8.33%) OO
12 3 (8.33%) Windows
12 3 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (8.33%) iOS Development
12 3 (8.33%) Computer Vision

OpenGL
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.78%) DVB
2 1 (2.78%) Skype
2 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.89%) Games
2 4 (11.11%) Electronics
3 2 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.56%) Automotive
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) C++ Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Android Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Developer
5 5 (13.89%) C++ GUI Developer
5 5 (13.89%) GUI Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Android Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 3 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Graphics Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Qt Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Games Developer
9 1 (2.78%) GUI Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) iOS Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) Qt
2 7 (19.44%) OpenGL ES
3 2 (5.56%) Android NDK
3 2 (5.56%) OpenCV
3 2 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (5.56%) Vulkan
4 1 (2.78%) DirectX
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) HTML5
4 1 (2.78%) JNI
4 1 (2.78%) OpenCL
4 1 (2.78%) Pixi.js
4 1 (2.78%) Qt Quick
4 1 (2.78%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (8.33%) Device Driver
2 3 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (5.56%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (5.56%) CUDA
3 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.56%) Vector Graphics
3 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.78%) BBC
4 1 (2.78%) IPTV
4 1 (2.78%) Online Games
4 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 11 (30.56%) Android
3 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 3 (8.33%) Windows
5 2 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Software Engineering
2 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Open Source
2 11 (30.56%) Pair Programming
2 11 (30.56%) TDD
3 10 (27.78%) Android Development
3 10 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (19.44%) Multithreading
5 4 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Computer Vision
6 3 (8.33%) iOS Development
6 3 (8.33%) Multithreaded Programming
6 3 (8.33%) OO
7 2 (5.56%) Game Development
7 2 (5.56%) OOD
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (5.56%) Prototyping
7 2 (5.56%) Visual Effects
8 1 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) C++
2 13 (36.11%) C
3 5 (13.89%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) Embedded C
4 2 (5.56%) GLSL
4 2 (5.56%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) Lua
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Google