Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 794 768 752
Rank change year-on-year -26 -16 +1
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 43 69 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.047% 0.078% 0.094%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 53 45
England median daily rate £400 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £313 £328 £360
90th Percentile £475 £488 £550
UK median daily rate £398 £409 £475
% change year-on-year -2.75% -13.95% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 10
England median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +9.20% +5.45%
10th Percentile £42.40 £39.00 £37.45
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.25 £45.70
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -5.26% +9.20% +5.45%

OpenGL is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 29,785 28,091 29,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.47% 31.73% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,445 19,483 20,222
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 312 539
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.03 £15.34 £15.62
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £55.55
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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 -54 24 £415 -7.78% 16
South East -25 13 £375 -3.23% 13
South West +7 2 £400 +9.59% 3
Midlands -2 2 £400 +11.11% 2
East of England - 2 £340 - 17
West Midlands +5 1 £400 +11.11%
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
OpenGL
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 (72.09%) C++
2 18 (41.86%) Linux
2 18 (41.86%) Software Engineering
3 17 (39.53%) C
4 15 (34.88%) Android
5 14 (32.56%) Degree
6 13 (30.23%) 3D Graphics
7 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (23.26%) Open Source
8 10 (23.26%) Android Development
9 9 (20.93%) Multithreading
9 9 (20.93%) Electronics
10 8 (18.60%) C#
10 8 (18.60%) Java
10 8 (18.60%) OpenGL ES
11 7 (16.28%) UML
11 7 (16.28%) Visualisation
12 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
12 6 (13.95%) Qt
12 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
12 6 (13.95%) TDD
12 6 (13.95%) Games
13 5 (11.63%) Scrum
13 5 (11.63%) Pair Programming
13 5 (11.63%) Internet
13 5 (11.63%) Animation
13 5 (11.63%) JNI
13 5 (11.63%) QA
13 5 (11.63%) GLSL
13 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (6.98%) Autodesk Inventor
1 3 (6.98%) MicroStation
1 3 (6.98%) Photoshop
1 3 (6.98%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (2.33%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) GitHub
2 1 (2.33%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.33%) GPRS
2 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.30%) Android Studio
3 3 (6.98%) JIRA
4 2 (4.65%) Gradle
4 2 (4.65%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.65%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (4.65%) Mocha
4 2 (4.65%) QUnit
4 2 (4.65%) Selenium
5 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.33%) CocoaPods
5 1 (2.33%) Xcode
General
1 9 (20.93%) Electronics
2 6 (13.95%) Games
3 4 (9.30%) Finance
4 2 (4.65%) Publishing
5 1 (2.33%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Software Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) C++ Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Android Developer
4 5 (11.63%) C++ GUI Developer
4 5 (11.63%) GUI Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Android Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 3D Developer
6 2 (4.65%) 3D Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Computer Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Computer Vision Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Data Visualisation Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.65%) Visual Designer
7 1 (2.33%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) OpenGL ES
2 6 (13.95%) Qt
3 5 (11.63%) JNI
4 4 (9.30%) CSS
4 4 (9.30%) Direct3D
4 4 (9.30%) DirectX
4 4 (9.30%) HTML
4 4 (9.30%) OpenCL
5 3 (6.98%) HTML5
5 3 (6.98%) Mason
5 3 (6.98%) Vulkan
6 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.65%) Chai
6 2 (4.65%) Ember.js
6 2 (4.65%) Handlebars
6 2 (4.65%) HEVC
6 2 (4.65%) HTML5 Canvas
6 2 (4.65%) Raphaël
6 2 (4.65%) TensorFlow
6 2 (4.65%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (11.63%) Animation
3 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) CUDA
3 4 (9.30%) User Experience
4 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.65%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (4.65%) GPGPU
6 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Linux
2 15 (34.88%) Android
3 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Software Engineering
2 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) Android Development
3 10 (23.26%) Open Source
4 9 (20.93%) Multithreading
5 7 (16.28%) UML
5 7 (16.28%) Visualisation
6 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
6 6 (13.95%) TDD
7 5 (11.63%) Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (11.63%) Pair Programming
7 5 (11.63%) Scrum
8 4 (9.30%) Analytics
8 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
8 4 (9.30%) Feasibility Study
8 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
8 4 (9.30%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
8 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) C++
2 17 (39.53%) C
3 8 (18.60%) C#
3 8 (18.60%) Java
4 5 (11.63%) GLSL
5 4 (9.30%) Embedded C
6 3 (6.98%) Embedded C++
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.98%) Python
7 2 (4.65%) Apple Swift
7 2 (4.65%) ES6
7 2 (4.65%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.33%) AppleScript
8 1 (2.33%) Lua
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Master's Degree
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Adobe
1 3 (6.98%) Autodesk
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Samsung
3 1 (2.33%) Apple
3 1 (2.33%) Google