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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenGL
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £425
% change year-on-year
- -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -4.93%
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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
57 70 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.14% 31.25% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 44 22
Average daily rate £325 £313 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +20.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £275 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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