The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank - 433 420
Contract jobs citing DirectX 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.027% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
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
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6980 7337 7253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.34% 31.33% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5352 5329 5243
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 49 33
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.92 £16.09 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

DirectX
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

DirectX Daily Rate Trend in London

DirectX
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

DirectX Hourly Rate Trend in London