Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for GLSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GLSL over the 6 months to 24 November 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 Shading Language (GLSL)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 892 - 890
Rank change year-on-year - +890 -
Contract jobs citing GLSL 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% - 0.003%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.009% - 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £35.00

GLSL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 43166 42376 43905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.88% 40.36% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 30165 29097 29684
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £308 £282 £269
90th Percentile £638 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 794 890 1051
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.43 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.28 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% +18.95%

GLSL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GLSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GLSL in the UK

GLSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GLSL in the UK

GLSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GLSL in the UK

GLSL
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GLSL within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 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
England - 4 £350 -
UK excluding London - 2 - -
London - 2 £350 -
South East - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GLSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for GLSL.

1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 4 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 4 (100.00%) OpenGL ES
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (75.00%) Feasibility Study
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Animation
2 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) Electronics
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (25.00%) GPGPU
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (25.00%) CUDA
4 1 (25.00%) OpenCL
4 1 (25.00%) Renderscript
4 1 (25.00%) DirectCompute
4 1 (25.00%) Samsung

GLSL
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

General
1 3 (75.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 4 (100.00%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (25.00%) DirectCompute
2 1 (25.00%) OpenCL
2 1 (25.00%) Renderscript
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (75.00%) Animation
3 1 (25.00%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (25.00%) CUDA
3 1 (25.00%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Feasibility Study
1 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 3 (75.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Samsung