The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 28 June 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 / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 139 137
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Contract jobs citing OpenGL 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.073% 0.033% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.13% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £348 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 - £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £350 £333
% change year-on-year +15.21% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.15% +3.12%  

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 South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 723 792 794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 26.41% 26.44% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1805 2261 2160
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £507 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 40 111
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.63 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.97% -0.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £20.39 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £49.03 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

OpenGL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenGL in the South West

OpenGL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenGL in the South West

OpenGL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenGL in the South West

OpenGL
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenGL within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 1 £348 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
OpenGL
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South West region with a requirement for OpenGL.

1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (40.00%) Automotive
3 2 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (40.00%) Games
3 2 (40.00%) Vector Graphics
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (20.00%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Qt
4 1 (20.00%) Linux

OpenGL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 2 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) OpenGL ES
1 1 (20.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (40.00%) Vector Graphics
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) C
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