Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for OpenCL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenCL over the 6 months to 22 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.

Khronos Group OpenCL
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 844 873 886
Rank change year-on-year +29 +13 -36
Contract jobs citing OpenCL 1 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.013% 0.003%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.003% 0.045% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
UK median daily rate £400 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

OpenCL 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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 30664 31284 30676
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.98% 28.43% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21198 21846 20232
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £268
90th Percentile £613 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 400 416
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +2.04% +5.00%
10th Percentile £15.01 £13.00 £15.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £52.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.38 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +10.33% +1.35% +5.71%

OpenCL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenCL in the UK

OpenCL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenCL in the UK

OpenCL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenCL in the UK

OpenCL
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenCL within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
England +45 1 £400 -5.88% 2
London +5 1 £400 -5.88% 1

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenCL 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 OpenCL.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Lua
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) OpenCV
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Vision

OpenCL
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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Android Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Android Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Vision Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) OpenCV
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Vision
1 1 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Lua