The table below looks at the statistics for OpenGL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenGL over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenGL
England / North West
Rank - 163 -
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.026% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.094% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -27.08%

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
815 1068 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.49% 27.89% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 691 539
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 52 26
Median hourly rate £42.75 £37.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.93 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £46.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

OpenGL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing OpenGL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OpenGL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OpenGL
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

OpenGL Daily Rate Trend in the North West

OpenGL
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenGL across the North West region.

OpenGL Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

OpenGL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenGL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for OpenGL.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) DirectX
2 2 (66.67%) Lua
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Game Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) DLNA
3 1 (33.33%) WebKit
3 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (33.33%) 802.11
3 1 (33.33%) DRM
3 1 (33.33%) Digital TV
3 1 (33.33%) DVB
3 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) PPP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (33.33%) IPv4
3 1 (33.33%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) CA

OpenGL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 802.11
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DLNA
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) DVB
1 1 (33.33%) IGMP
1 1 (33.33%) IPv4
1 1 (33.33%) IPv6
1 1 (33.33%) PPP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) UPnP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Games Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Games Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) DirectX
1 2 (66.67%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (33.33%) CryEngine
2 1 (33.33%) OpenEmbedded
2 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (33.33%) WebKit
2 1 (33.33%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (33.33%) Digital TV
2 1 (33.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Game Development
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) DRM
2 1 (33.33%) Post-Production
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Lua
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) Conax
1 1 (33.33%) Nagra
1 1 (33.33%) Verimatrix