Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 806 835 828
Rank change year-on-year +29 -7 -17
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 80 45 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.045% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.14% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 57
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £304 £325 £339
90th Percentile £592 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £365
% change year-on-year -12.50% +9.59% +14.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 3
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £31.75 £42.00 £37.25
90th Percentile £53.50 £47.50 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 35,962 32,047 32,361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.88% 32.23% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,313 22,481 22,491
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £295
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 366 382
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +0.13%
10th Percentile £15.30 £18.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £59.88 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.31 £36.00
% change year-on-year +1.72% +11.96% -3.94%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +15 78 £425 +6.25% 44
UK excluding London +1 44 £350 -12.50% 35
London +11 36 £500 +17.65% 11
East of England +19 18 £350 - 12
South East -5 14 £413 +6.45% 13
Midlands -2 7 £325 -16.67% 1
West Midlands -17 6 £325 -16.67%
Yorkshire -9 3 £425 +6.25% 1
North of England -20 3 £425 +6.25% 3
Scotland -23 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 55 (68.75%) C++
2 37 (46.25%) Software Engineering
3 33 (41.25%) Java
3 33 (41.25%) DirectX
4 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
4 31 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (38.75%) Mathematics
5 29 (36.25%) Degree
6 27 (33.75%) Scrum
6 27 (33.75%) Linux
7 26 (32.50%) C
7 26 (32.50%) Android
8 24 (30.00%) GLSL
9 23 (28.75%) Aerospace
9 23 (28.75%) Games
9 23 (28.75%) Git (software)
10 22 (27.50%) Qt
11 21 (26.25%) .NET
12 20 (25.00%) C#
12 20 (25.00%) HLSL
13 19 (23.75%) SC Cleared
13 19 (23.75%) Security Cleared
14 18 (22.50%) Visual Studio
15 17 (21.25%) MFC
15 17 (21.25%) Web Services
15 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
15 17 (21.25%) Windows
15 17 (21.25%) Node.js
16 16 (20.00%) Eclipse
16 16 (20.00%) Ethernet

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 4 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (5.00%) Alfresco
1 4 (5.00%) Documentum
1 4 (5.00%) Drupal
1 4 (5.00%) FileNet
1 4 (5.00%) Liferay
1 4 (5.00%) LiveCycle
1 4 (5.00%) LiveLink
1 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.75%) CMS
2 3 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Maya
2 2 (2.50%) Snapchat
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) iTunes
1 2 (2.50%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) GitHub
2 1 (1.25%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 16 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.00%) SQLite
3 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (28.75%) Git (software)
2 18 (22.50%) Visual Studio
3 16 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 16 (20.00%) NetBeans
4 5 (6.25%) Xcode
5 4 (5.00%) Ant
5 4 (5.00%) Subversion
6 3 (3.75%) Gradle
7 2 (2.50%) Android Studio
7 2 (2.50%) JUnit
8 1 (1.25%) Grunt
8 1 (1.25%) gulp
8 1 (1.25%) JIRA
8 1 (1.25%) webpack
General
1 23 (28.75%) Aerospace
1 23 (28.75%) Games
2 16 (20.00%) Military
3 7 (8.75%) Electronics
4 4 (5.00%) Retail
5 3 (3.75%) Law
6 2 (2.50%) Finance
6 2 (2.50%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.25%) Automotive
7 1 (1.25%) Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Legal
7 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Developer
2 11 (13.75%) Software Engineer
3 6 (7.50%) Android Engineer
3 6 (7.50%) Games Developer
3 6 (7.50%) Java Developer
4 4 (5.00%) Architect
4 4 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (3.75%) Android Software Engineer
5 3 (3.75%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (3.75%) HTML Developer
5 3 (3.75%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (3.75%) React Developer
5 3 (3.75%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (3.75%) UI Developer
6 2 (2.50%) Android Developer
6 2 (2.50%) JavaScript Engineer
6 2 (2.50%) Senior Android Developer
7 1 (1.25%) 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (41.25%) DirectX
2 22 (27.50%) Qt
3 21 (26.25%) .NET
4 17 (21.25%) MFC
4 17 (21.25%) Node.js
4 17 (21.25%) Web Services
5 16 (20.00%) ActiveX
6 15 (18.75%) OpenGL ES
7 13 (16.25%) Vulkan
8 12 (15.00%) WebGL
9 10 (12.50%) CSS
10 7 (8.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 6 (7.50%) AngularJS
11 6 (7.50%) Direct3D
11 6 (7.50%) Ember.js
11 6 (7.50%) HTML
11 6 (7.50%) React
12 5 (6.25%) jQuery
12 5 (6.25%) JSON
12 5 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
3 9 (11.25%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 6 (7.50%) Algorithms
5 6 (7.50%) Mobile Games
6 4 (5.00%) NHS
7 3 (3.75%) Photography
7 3 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.50%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (2.50%) CUDA
8 2 (2.50%) Device Driver
8 2 (2.50%) GPGPU
8 2 (2.50%) iPad
8 2 (2.50%) iPhone
8 2 (2.50%) User Experience
9 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 27 (33.75%) Linux
2 26 (32.50%) Android
3 17 (21.25%) Windows
4 11 (13.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.25%) Software Engineering
2 31 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (38.75%) Mathematics
3 27 (33.75%) Scrum
4 13 (16.25%) Game Development
5 10 (12.50%) OO
5 10 (12.50%) Open Source
6 8 (10.00%) Android Development
7 7 (8.75%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (8.75%) Multithreading
7 7 (8.75%) OOP
7 7 (8.75%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (8.75%) TDD
8 6 (7.50%) Embedded Software Development
8 6 (7.50%) Linear Algebra
8 6 (7.50%) Machine Learning
8 6 (7.50%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.25%) Memory Management
10 4 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (68.75%) C++
2 33 (41.25%) Java
3 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
4 26 (32.50%) C
5 24 (30.00%) GLSL
6 20 (25.00%) C#
6 20 (25.00%) HLSL
7 9 (11.25%) Objective-C
8 5 (6.25%) Apple Swift
9 4 (5.00%) Python
10 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.50%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.50%) Embedded C++
11 2 (2.50%) Java 8
11 2 (2.50%) Kotlin
11 2 (2.50%) VC++
12 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (36.25%) Degree
2 19 (23.75%) SC Cleared
2 19 (23.75%) Security Cleared
3 9 (11.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (5.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) Adobe
2 4 (5.00%) FatWire
2 4 (5.00%) IBM
2 4 (5.00%) Interwoven
2 4 (5.00%) OpenText
2 4 (5.00%) Sencha
2 4 (5.00%) Sitecore
2 4 (5.00%) Vignette
2 4 (5.00%) Xerox
3 1 (1.25%) Google
3 1 (1.25%) Samsung
3 1 (1.25%) Xamarin