Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 14 December 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
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 837 843 815
Rank change year-on-year +6 -28 +5
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 66 45 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.044% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 60
UK median daily rate £425 £398 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% -6.47% -5.56%
10th Percentile £293 £313 £325
90th Percentile £640 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £398 £368
% change year-on-year -11.95% +8.16% +18.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 2
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +6.71%
10th Percentile £31.75 £41.85 £41.63
90th Percentile £53.25 £47.50 £44.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +9.38%

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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 36,453 33,260 31,879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.74% 32.22% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,767 23,511 22,009
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.16% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 363 359
UK median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.79% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.08 £17.80 £14.55
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.40 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +3.83% +3.23% +3.33%

OpenGL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenGL in the UK

OpenGL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenGL in the UK

OpenGL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenGL over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenGL in the UK

OpenGL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenGL in the UK

OpenGL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenGL over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for OpenGL in the UK

OpenGL
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenGL within the UK over the 6 months to 14 December 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
England +26 64 £425 +8.97% 52
UK excluding London -12 41 £350 -11.95% 40
London +19 25 £500 +26.98% 13
East of England +12 18 £350 - 18
South East -8 12 £350 -6.67% 10
Midlands -14 7 £325 -17.72% 3
West Midlands -20 6 £325 -17.72% 2
Scotland -13 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
North of England - 2 £425 - 6
East Midlands +9 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OpenGL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for OpenGL.

1 43 (65.15%) C++
2 33 (50.00%) Java
3 31 (46.97%) Software Engineering
4 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (42.42%) Degree
4 28 (42.42%) Mathematics
4 28 (42.42%) JavaScript
5 26 (39.39%) Linux
5 26 (39.39%) DirectX
6 24 (36.36%) Scrum
7 23 (34.85%) Aerospace
8 22 (33.33%) Qt
9 21 (31.82%) Android
9 21 (31.82%) Games
10 20 (30.30%) C#
10 20 (30.30%) Web Services
11 19 (28.79%) C
11 19 (28.79%) .NET
11 19 (28.79%) Eclipse
11 19 (28.79%) SC Cleared
11 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
11 19 (28.79%) Git (software)
11 19 (28.79%) GLSL
12 18 (27.27%) Visual Studio
13 17 (25.76%) MFC
13 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
13 17 (25.76%) Windows
13 17 (25.76%) HLSL
14 16 (24.24%) NetBeans
14 16 (24.24%) Military

OpenGL
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.55%) CMS
1 3 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (3.03%) Alfresco
2 2 (3.03%) Documentum
2 2 (3.03%) Drupal
2 2 (3.03%) FileNet
2 2 (3.03%) Liferay
2 2 (3.03%) LiveCycle
2 2 (3.03%) LiveLink
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Maya
2 2 (3.03%) Snapchat
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) iTunes
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) Ethernet
1 16 (24.24%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.03%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (28.79%) Eclipse
1 19 (28.79%) Git (software)
2 18 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 16 (24.24%) NetBeans
4 3 (4.55%) Gradle
4 3 (4.55%) Xcode
5 2 (3.03%) Ant
5 2 (3.03%) JUnit
5 2 (3.03%) Subversion
6 1 (1.52%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.52%) Grunt
6 1 (1.52%) gulp
6 1 (1.52%) webpack
6 1 (1.52%) Yeoman
General
1 23 (34.85%) Aerospace
2 21 (31.82%) Games
3 16 (24.24%) Military
4 5 (7.58%) Electronics
5 4 (6.06%) Law
6 2 (3.03%) Multimedia
6 2 (3.03%) Retail
7 1 (1.52%) Automotive
7 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Developer
2 6 (9.09%) Games Developer
2 6 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 5 (7.58%) Android Developer
3 5 (7.58%) Software Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 3 (4.55%) Android Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (3.03%) Architect
6 2 (3.03%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) JavaScript Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Senior Android Developer
7 1 (1.52%) C++ Developer
7 1 (1.52%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (1.52%) Consultant
7 1 (1.52%) Performance Engineer
7 1 (1.52%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (1.52%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (1.52%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (1.52%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (39.39%) DirectX
2 22 (33.33%) Qt
3 20 (30.30%) Web Services
4 19 (28.79%) .NET
5 17 (25.76%) MFC
6 16 (24.24%) ActiveX
6 16 (24.24%) Node.js
7 10 (15.15%) WebGL
8 8 (12.12%) OpenGL ES
8 8 (12.12%) Vulkan
9 6 (9.09%) Direct3D
9 6 (9.09%) Ember.js
9 6 (9.09%) JSON
9 6 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 6 (9.09%) XML
10 5 (7.58%) Android SDK
10 5 (7.58%) CSS
10 5 (7.58%) Unreal Engine
11 4 (6.06%) WebKit
12 3 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) 3D Graphics
1 8 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.09%) Mobile Games
3 5 (7.58%) Algorithms
3 5 (7.58%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.55%) Photography
4 3 (4.55%) User Experience
5 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.03%) iPad
5 2 (3.03%) iPhone
5 2 (3.03%) NHS
5 2 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.52%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.52%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.52%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 26 (39.39%) Linux
2 21 (31.82%) Android
3 17 (25.76%) Windows
4 8 (12.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.97%) Software Engineering
2 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (42.42%) Mathematics
3 24 (36.36%) Scrum
4 13 (19.70%) Game Development
5 12 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 10 (15.15%) OO
7 9 (13.64%) Android Development
7 9 (13.64%) Open Source
8 7 (10.61%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (10.61%) Memory Management
9 6 (9.09%) Linear Algebra
9 6 (9.09%) Mobile Development
9 6 (9.09%) Multithreading
9 6 (9.09%) OOP
9 6 (9.09%) TDD
10 5 (7.58%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (7.58%) Machine Learning
10 5 (7.58%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (6.06%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (65.15%) C++
2 33 (50.00%) Java
3 28 (42.42%) JavaScript
4 20 (30.30%) C#
5 19 (28.79%) C
5 19 (28.79%) GLSL
6 17 (25.76%) HLSL
7 7 (10.61%) Objective-C
8 5 (7.58%) Apple Swift
9 3 (4.55%) Python
10 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.03%) Java 8
10 2 (3.03%) Kotlin
10 2 (3.03%) VC++
11 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (42.42%) Degree
2 19 (28.79%) SC Cleared
2 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
3 9 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (9.09%) Master's Degree
5 3 (4.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) PMO
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) Adobe
2 2 (3.03%) FatWire
2 2 (3.03%) IBM
2 2 (3.03%) Interwoven
2 2 (3.03%) OpenText
2 2 (3.03%) Sencha
2 2 (3.03%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.03%) Vignette
2 2 (3.03%) Xerox
3 1 (1.52%) Samsung
3 1 (1.52%) Xamarin