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 3 months to 28 June 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
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 618 597
Rank change year-on-year +29 -21  
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 21 33 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.061% 0.087%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.21% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 21
Median daily rate £425 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £274 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £350 £333
% change year-on-year +15.21% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 £41.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +3.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.15% +3.12%  

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 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 15073 15351 15194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 28.50% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10419 10809 10150
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £553 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 192 210
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £18.80 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

OpenGL
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
Top 18 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 3 months to 28 June 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
England +22 15 £450 -10.00% 17
London +11 8 £475 -5.00% 4
South Wales +4 6 £412 +9.86%
Wales +3 6 £412 +9.86%
South East +11 3 - - 2
Surrey - 3 - -
South West -1 2 £348 - 3
Caerphilly - 2 £435 -
Cardiff - 2 £412 -
Dorset - 1 £348 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Poole - 1 £348 - 1
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Birmingham - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 with a requirement for OpenGL.

1 35 (81.40%) C++
2 22 (51.16%) Linux
3 19 (44.19%) C
4 18 (41.86%) Software Engineering
5 16 (37.21%) Qt
6 15 (34.88%) Open Source
7 12 (27.91%) Multithreading
8 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (25.58%) TDD
8 11 (25.58%) Pair Programming
9 10 (23.26%) QA
9 10 (23.26%) Android
9 10 (23.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (20.93%) OpenGL ES
10 9 (20.93%) Android Development
10 9 (20.93%) Multithreaded Programming
10 9 (20.93%) Degree
11 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
11 7 (16.28%) Device Driver
11 7 (16.28%) Electronics
11 7 (16.28%) Embedded Software Development
12 6 (13.95%) Change Control
12 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (13.95%) 3D Graphics
12 6 (13.95%) OO
12 6 (13.95%) Windows
12 6 (13.95%) Green Hills
13 5 (11.63%) Augmented Reality
13 5 (11.63%) OOD
13 5 (11.63%) Java

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.98%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (16.28%) Electronics
2 5 (11.63%) Games
3 2 (4.65%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.65%) Automotive
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Developer
2 16 (37.21%) C++ Developer
3 14 (32.56%) Software Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Android Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Agile Developer
5 5 (11.63%) C++ GUI Developer
5 5 (11.63%) GUI Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Android Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Graphics Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Qt Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.65%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Games Developer
8 2 (4.65%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) Qt
2 9 (20.93%) OpenGL ES
3 2 (4.65%) Android NDK
3 2 (4.65%) OpenCV
3 2 (4.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (2.33%) DirectX
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) HTML5
4 1 (2.33%) JNI
4 1 (2.33%) OpenCL
4 1 (2.33%) Pixi.js
4 1 (2.33%) Qt Quick
4 1 (2.33%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Device Driver
2 6 (13.95%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.63%) Augmented Reality
3 5 (11.63%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.65%) CUDA
4 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.65%) Vector Graphics
4 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.33%) BBC
5 1 (2.33%) Online Games
5 1 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Linux
2 10 (23.26%) Android
3 6 (13.95%) Windows
4 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.98%) Tizen
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Software Engineering
2 15 (34.88%) Open Source
3 12 (27.91%) Multithreading
4 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.58%) Pair Programming
4 11 (25.58%) TDD
5 10 (23.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (20.93%) Android Development
6 9 (20.93%) Multithreaded Programming
7 7 (16.28%) Embedded Software Development
7 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
8 6 (13.95%) Change Control
8 6 (13.95%) OO
9 5 (11.63%) OOD
10 4 (9.30%) Device Driver Development
11 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.98%) iOS Development
11 3 (6.98%) SDLC
11 3 (6.98%) Static Code Analysis
11 3 (6.98%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (81.40%) C++
2 19 (44.19%) C
3 5 (11.63%) GLSL
3 5 (11.63%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) Embedded C
4 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) Lua
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) QA
2 4 (9.30%) Def Stans
3 3 (6.98%) MISRA
3 3 (6.98%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Green Hills
2 4 (9.30%) Intel
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Google
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £45 to £48 per hour Dep on Exp
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Rate: £320 - £375 per day
Posted: 21 days ago