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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 562 611 569
Rank change year-on-year +49 -42  
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 20 26 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.047% 0.051% 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.18% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 21
Median daily rate £450 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +29.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £338 £320
% change year-on-year +5.92% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -0.31%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.62
% change year-on-year +20.00% -0.31%  

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 13629 14467 13877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.87% 28.15% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9491 10211 9117
Median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 177 184
Median hourly rate £42.50 £33.60 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.48% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.98 £11.00 £18.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

OpenGL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing OpenGL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. 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 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
London +28 11 £463 +2.77% 6
South East +12 3 £313 +4.16% 4
South West +5 3 £365 -
East of England -3 2 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 - -
OpenGL
UK

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 28 (66.67%) C++
2 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (42.86%) Linux
4 15 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 15 (35.71%) Degree
4 15 (35.71%) Android
4 15 (35.71%) Open Source
5 14 (33.33%) Android Development
6 13 (30.95%) C
7 12 (28.57%) Qt
8 10 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (23.81%) QA
8 10 (23.81%) TDD
8 10 (23.81%) Pair Programming
9 9 (21.43%) Java
9 9 (21.43%) Games
10 8 (19.05%) REST
10 8 (19.05%) OpenGL ES
10 8 (19.05%) Android SDK
11 7 (16.67%) Mobile Development
11 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
11 7 (16.67%) Memory Management
11 7 (16.67%) Electronics
11 7 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
11 7 (16.67%) XML
11 7 (16.67%) JSON
12 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
12 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
12 6 (14.29%) Software Testing
12 6 (14.29%) Eclipse

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) Bugzilla
2 2 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (21.43%) Games
2 7 (16.67%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.76%) Automotive
4 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Android Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Software Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) C++ GUI Developer
5 7 (16.67%) GUI Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Agile Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Java Android Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Java Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Graphics Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Android Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Qt Developer
9 2 (4.76%) 3D Developer
9 2 (4.76%) C Software Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Games Developer
9 2 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.76%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) Qt
2 8 (19.05%) Android SDK
2 8 (19.05%) OpenGL ES
2 8 (19.05%) REST
3 7 (16.67%) JSON
3 7 (16.67%) XML
4 6 (14.29%) Web Services
5 5 (11.90%) DirectX
6 3 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 3 (7.14%) Unreal Engine
7 2 (4.76%) HTML
7 2 (4.76%) HTML5
7 2 (4.76%) HTML5 Canvas
7 2 (4.76%) Node.js
7 2 (4.76%) OpenCV
7 2 (4.76%) WebGL
8 1 (2.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (2.38%) OAuth
8 1 (2.38%) OpenCL
8 1 (2.38%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
1 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.90%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (9.52%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.76%) Device Driver
5 2 (4.76%) Social Media
5 2 (4.76%) Vector Graphics
5 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.38%) BBC
6 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Linux
2 15 (35.71%) Android
3 5 (11.90%) Windows
4 3 (7.14%) Tizen
5 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) Open Source
2 15 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 14 (33.33%) Android Development
4 10 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (23.81%) Pair Programming
4 10 (23.81%) TDD
5 7 (16.67%) Memory Management
5 7 (16.67%) Mobile Development
6 6 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Game Development
8 2 (4.76%) 3D Rendering
8 2 (4.76%) Computer Vision
8 2 (4.76%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Scrum
8 2 (4.76%) Visual Effects
9 1 (2.38%) Image Processing
9 1 (2.38%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) C++
2 13 (30.95%) C
3 9 (21.43%) Java
4 5 (11.90%) GLSL
5 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.14%) Lua
5 3 (7.14%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) QA
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago