The table below looks at the statistics for OpenGL skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenGL over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenGL
Rank - 122 114
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.11% 0.085%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.44% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.44 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.62 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-0.31% -7.11%
OpenGL
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
705 682 578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.37% 25.04% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 443 329
Average daily rate £383 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.20 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.60 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

OpenGL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

OpenGL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OpenGL
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

OpenGL Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OpenGL
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

OpenGL Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands