The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank - 612 594
Contract jobs citing DirectX 0 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.028% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.099% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 -
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DirectX
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14100 14143 13715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.96% 27.87% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10060 9644 9080
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 197 199
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing DirectX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

DirectX Jobs Demand Trend in England

DirectX
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DirectX Daily Rate Trend in England

DirectX
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

DirectX Hourly Rate Trend in England

DirectX
Top 14 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DirectX 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 England region with a requirement for DirectX.

1 4 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Mason
4 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (25.00%) 3D Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Mason
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C