The table below looks at the statistics for OpenGL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenGL over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenGL
Rank - 61 -
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.15% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £125 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
198 201 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.88% 30.50% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 141 85
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +337.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

OpenGL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenGL across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OpenGL Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

OpenGL
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

OpenGL Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham