The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DirectX
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DirectX 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
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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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
415 364 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.38% 25.56% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 197 155
Average daily rate £310 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 11
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

DirectX Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

DirectX
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

DirectX Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

DirectX
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

DirectX Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

DirectX
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing DirectX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DirectX.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) CAD

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing DirectX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DirectX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) CAD
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#