The table below looks at the statistics for OpenGL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenGL over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenGL
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.52% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £343
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.81 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+14.84% +17.24%
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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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
54 43 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.65% 22.51% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 16
Average daily rate £375 £313 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

OpenGL
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

OpenGL Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

OpenGL
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

OpenGL Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside