Period
to 22 July 2017

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 6 months to 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 241 236
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.013% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.050% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
North West median daily rate - - £325
England median daily rate £450 £450 £340
% change year-on-year - +32.35% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%

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 1810 1987 1701
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.70% 25.87% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1374 1079
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £268
90th Percentile £500 £513 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 57 43
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +12.48%
10th Percentile £24.15 £19.52 £15.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.33 £46.07
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.13
% change year-on-year +9.33% +3.81% +3.21%

OpenGL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing OpenGL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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