Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for WebGL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebGL over the 6 months to 17 January 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.

WebGL
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 861 832 855
Rank change year-on-year -29 +23 -17
Contract jobs citing WebGL 35 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.034% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.11% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 1
UK median daily rate £400 £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.48% -1.47% +13.33%
10th Percentile £182 £238 £413
90th Percentile £605 £625 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £400 -
% change year-on-year -56.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
UK median hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 - -

WebGL 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 31,976 30,160 30,484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.88% 30.98% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,812 20,815 21,041
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 339 559
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.70 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.00 £55.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

WebGL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WebGL in the UK

WebGL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebGL in the UK

WebGL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebGL over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebGL in the UK

WebGL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebGL in the UK

WebGL
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebGL within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 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 -6 26 £400 -5.88% 24
London -11 18 £425 -15.00% 7
UK excluding London +17 15 £175 -56.25% 18
Scotland -10 7 £375 +226.09% 1
South East -15 6 - - 6
West Midlands - 2 £175 - 3
Midlands - 2 £175 - 6

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebGL 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 WebGL.

1 18 (51.43%) HTML
2 17 (48.57%) HTML5
3 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
4 15 (42.86%) CSS
5 12 (34.29%) HTML5 Canvas
6 11 (31.43%) Web Development
6 11 (31.43%) Python
6 11 (31.43%) Games
7 10 (28.57%) C#
7 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (25.71%) OO
8 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
9 8 (22.86%) Degree
10 7 (20.00%) Animation
10 7 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 7 (20.00%) D3.js
10 7 (20.00%) SQL
10 7 (20.00%) Mapbox
11 6 (17.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 6 (17.14%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (17.14%) C++
11 6 (17.14%) Project Management
11 6 (17.14%) OpenGL
11 6 (17.14%) Scrum
11 6 (17.14%) Data Visualisation
11 6 (17.14%) Analytics
11 6 (17.14%) Django
11 6 (17.14%) Google App Engine
11 6 (17.14%) Visualisation

WebGL
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 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Google App Engine
1 6 (17.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.71%) iTunes
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Skype
1 1 (2.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.43%) GIS
3 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.86%) Power BI
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
2 2 (5.71%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (5.71%) Mocha
2 2 (5.71%) QUnit
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
General
1 11 (31.43%) Games
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Marketing
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Advertising
4 2 (5.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Developer
2 4 (11.43%) Data Manager
2 4 (11.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (8.57%) PHP Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Technical Support
4 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.71%) C++ Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Data Visualisation Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Games Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (5.71%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Software Tester
4 2 (5.71%) Tester
5 1 (2.86%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (2.86%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (2.86%) HTML Developer
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) HTML
2 17 (48.57%) HTML5
3 15 (42.86%) CSS
4 12 (34.29%) HTML5 Canvas
5 7 (20.00%) D3.js
5 7 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 6 (17.14%) Django
6 6 (17.14%) OpenGL
7 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 5 (14.29%) CSS3
7 5 (14.29%) jQuery
7 5 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (8.57%) Backbone.js
8 3 (8.57%) Highcharts JS
8 3 (8.57%) JSTL
9 2 (5.71%) CakePHP
9 2 (5.71%) Ember.js
9 2 (5.71%) JPA
9 2 (5.71%) JSON
9 2 (5.71%) Raphaël
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.00%) Animation
3 4 (11.43%) iPad
3 4 (11.43%) iPhone
3 4 (11.43%) User Experience
3 4 (11.43%) Xbox
4 3 (8.57%) Algorithms
4 3 (8.57%) Augmented Reality
4 3 (8.57%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.71%) Clustering
5 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
5 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.86%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Android
1 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Web Development
2 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) OO
3 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
4 6 (17.14%) Analytics
4 6 (17.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 6 (17.14%) Data Visualisation
4 6 (17.14%) Project Management
4 6 (17.14%) Scrum
4 6 (17.14%) Visualisation
5 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 5 (14.29%) Game Development
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.43%) Data Analytics
6 4 (11.43%) Front End Development
6 4 (11.43%) Mobile Development
6 4 (11.43%) User Stories
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (8.57%) Data Flow Diagram
7 3 (8.57%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (31.43%) Python
3 10 (28.57%) C#
4 7 (20.00%) SQL
5 6 (17.14%) C++
6 5 (14.29%) Java
7 3 (8.57%) PHP
7 3 (8.57%) PHP 7
7 3 (8.57%) TypeScript
8 2 (5.71%) ActionScript
8 2 (5.71%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (5.71%) ES6
8 2 (5.71%) R
8 2 (5.71%) Ruby
9 1 (2.86%) Lua
9 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.71%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Mapbox
2 5 (14.29%) Google
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) ESRI
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle