The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 29 March 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
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 255 258
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3  
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 3 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.038% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.49% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Median daily rate £313 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +12.97%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.62
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.32%  

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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2105 2232 2323
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 26.75% 23.89% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1500 1347
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 50 50
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £60.62 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

OpenGL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

OpenGL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenGL in the South East

OpenGL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenGL in the South East

OpenGL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenGL within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Surrey - 2 £275 -
Berkshire - 1 £350 -
OpenGL
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 South East region with a requirement for OpenGL.

1 15 (88.24%) Android
1 15 (88.24%) Android Development
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (70.59%) Java
3 12 (70.59%) REST
4 11 (64.71%) Memory Management
4 11 (64.71%) Mobile App
4 11 (64.71%) Android SDK
4 11 (64.71%) XML
5 10 (58.82%) JSON
5 10 (58.82%) Mobile Development
6 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
6 9 (52.94%) Web Services
6 9 (52.94%) Eclipse
7 8 (47.06%) Degree
7 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
8 6 (35.29%) Games
9 5 (29.41%) C++
10 4 (23.53%) C
11 3 (17.65%) Game Development
12 2 (11.76%) Node.js
12 2 (11.76%) WebGL
12 2 (11.76%) HTML5 Canvas
12 2 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
12 2 (11.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
12 2 (11.76%) HTML
12 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
12 2 (11.76%) Scrum
12 2 (11.76%) 3D Graphics

OpenGL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Eclipse
1 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (35.29%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 13 (76.47%) Android Developer
3 8 (47.06%) Java Android Developer
3 8 (47.06%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) 3D Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Graphics Developer
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.88%) Games Developer
5 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Graphics Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) REST
2 11 (64.71%) Android SDK
2 11 (64.71%) XML
3 10 (58.82%) JSON
4 9 (52.94%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) DirectX
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) HTML5 Canvas
5 2 (11.76%) Node.js
5 2 (11.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (11.76%) WebGL
6 1 (5.88%) Android NDK
6 1 (5.88%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Mobile App
2 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
3 2 (11.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Android Development
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (64.71%) Memory Management
4 10 (58.82%) Mobile Development
5 3 (17.65%) Game Development
6 2 (11.76%) 3D Rendering
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Cross-Platform Development
7 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
7 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
7 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) C++
3 4 (23.53%) C
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree