Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 214 244
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.049% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.17% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
North West median daily rate - £375 £375
England median daily rate £400 £425 £475
% change year-on-year -5.88% -10.53% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £42.50 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.74% +7.88%

OpenGL is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,755 1,814 2,110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.28% 29.62% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,224 1,259 1,326
North West median daily rate £390 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £287 £275 £264
90th Percentile £545 £525 £530
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 78
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £33.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +13.84% +12.73%
10th Percentile £18.00 £16.40 £16.93
90th Percentile £48.00 £50.32 £42.88
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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