Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 807 813
Rank change year-on-year -38 +6 -16
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 44 79 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.075% 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 63 48
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +17.24% -14.71%
10th Percentile £325 £328 £300
90th Percentile £475 £538 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £310
% change year-on-year +8.11% +19.35% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 16
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +8.02% -1.82%
10th Percentile £42.13 £41.63 £37.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.88 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -5.88%

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 32706 32101 32482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.04% 30.38% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23099 22264 22271
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 368 548
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.10 £14.09 £15.03
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.29%

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 18 November 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 12 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 18 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 +8 40 £395 -10.99% 16
UK excluding London +27 24 £400 +8.11% 14
London -34 20 £413 -8.33% 3
South East +9 13 £375 -3.23% 5
South West - 3 £374 - 3
West Midlands +33 2 £395 +9.72% 1
Midlands +23 2 £395 +9.72% 1
Wales +9 2 £435 +11.54%
Scotland - 2 - - 1
North of England +62 1 £400 +6.67% 1
East of England - 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 30 (68.18%) C++
2 21 (47.73%) C
3 18 (40.91%) Linux
3 18 (40.91%) Software Engineering
4 15 (34.09%) Android
5 14 (31.82%) 3D Graphics
6 13 (29.55%) Multithreading
7 11 (25.00%) Java
8 10 (22.73%) Android Development
9 9 (20.45%) Degree
10 8 (18.18%) C#
10 8 (18.18%) Electronics
10 8 (18.18%) OpenGL ES
11 7 (15.91%) Games
11 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (15.91%) Software Testing
11 7 (15.91%) Visualisation
12 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
12 6 (13.64%) UML
13 5 (11.36%) OO
13 5 (11.36%) Objective-C
13 5 (11.36%) CUDA
13 5 (11.36%) Qt
13 5 (11.36%) Open Source
13 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (11.36%) Performance Optimisation
13 5 (11.36%) Multithreaded Programming
14 4 (9.09%) Analytics
14 4 (9.09%) Direct3D
14 4 (9.09%) OpenCL

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:

Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (6.82%) Autodesk Inventor
1 3 (6.82%) MicroStation
1 3 (6.82%) Photoshop
1 3 (6.82%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (2.27%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Bluetooth
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
1 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.27%) DVB
2 1 (2.27%) GPRS
2 1 (2.27%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.55%) Gradle
1 2 (4.55%) Jasmine
1 2 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (4.55%) Mocha
1 2 (4.55%) QUnit
1 2 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.27%) CocoaPods
2 1 (2.27%) Xcode
General
1 8 (18.18%) Electronics
2 7 (15.91%) Games
3 4 (9.09%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Publishing
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) C++ Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Android Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Android Developer
6 3 (6.82%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) 3D Developer
7 2 (4.55%) 3D Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Developer
7 2 (4.55%) C++ GUI Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Computer Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Data Visualisation Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.55%) GUI Developer
7 2 (4.55%) iOS Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) OpenGL ES
2 5 (11.36%) Qt
3 4 (9.09%) CSS
3 4 (9.09%) Direct3D
3 4 (9.09%) HTML
3 4 (9.09%) OpenCL
3 4 (9.09%) WebGL
4 3 (6.82%) DirectX
4 3 (6.82%) HTML5
4 3 (6.82%) Mason
5 2 (4.55%) CSS3
5 2 (4.55%) D3.js
5 2 (4.55%) DirectCompute
5 2 (4.55%) Ember.js
5 2 (4.55%) JNI
5 2 (4.55%) jQuery
5 2 (4.55%) Middleware
5 2 (4.55%) OpenCV
5 2 (4.55%) Renderscript
5 2 (4.55%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) CUDA
3 4 (9.09%) Animation
4 3 (6.82%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.82%) Augmented Reality
4 3 (6.82%) Device Driver
5 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.55%) GPGPU
5 2 (4.55%) iPad
5 2 (4.55%) iPhone
5 2 (4.55%) User Experience
5 2 (4.55%) Xbox
6 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.27%) IPTV
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.27%) PlayStation
6 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Linux
2 15 (34.09%) Android
3 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.82%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Windows
6 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Software Engineering
2 13 (29.55%) Multithreading
3 10 (22.73%) Android Development
4 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.91%) Software Testing
4 7 (15.91%) Visualisation
5 6 (13.64%) UML
6 5 (11.36%) Multithreaded Programming
6 5 (11.36%) OO
6 5 (11.36%) Open Source
6 5 (11.36%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (9.09%) Analytics
7 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
7 4 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.82%) CAD
8 3 (6.82%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (6.82%) iOS Development
8 3 (6.82%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) C++
2 21 (47.73%) C
3 11 (25.00%) Java
4 8 (18.18%) C#
5 5 (11.36%) Objective-C
6 4 (9.09%) GLSL
6 4 (9.09%) Python
7 3 (6.82%) Embedded C
7 3 (6.82%) Embedded C++
7 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.55%) Apple Swift
8 2 (4.55%) ES6
8 2 (4.55%) MATLAB
8 2 (4.55%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.27%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.27%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (2.27%) AppleScript
9 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Master's Degree
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Def Stans
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Adobe
1 3 (6.82%) Autodesk
2 2 (4.55%) Green Hills
2 2 (4.55%) Intel
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Apple
3 1 (2.27%) Samsung