The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for OpenGL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenGL over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

OpenGL
England / North West
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 165
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £338 £320
% change year-on-year +5.92% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.62
% change year-on-year +20.00% -0.31%  

OpenGL is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 882 1022 898
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.96% 25.40% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 696 568
Median daily rate £375 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% -7.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £18.80 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.13 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

OpenGL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing OpenGL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for OpenGL in the North West

OpenGL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenGL in the North West

OpenGL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenGL in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) DirectX
1 2 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Lua
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Game Development
1 2 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) CryEngine
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Effects
2 1 (50.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Post-Production
2 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux

OpenGL
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Games Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Games Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) DirectX
1 2 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (50.00%) CryEngine
2 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Game Development
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Post-Production
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Lua
1 2 (100.00%) Python