The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 411 391 384
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -7
Contract jobs citing DirectX 3 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.047% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.044% 0.16% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6802 6972 6277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.45% 29.90% 29.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4835 5033 4563
Average daily rate £425 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £557 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 66
Average hourly rate £22.18 £43.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.41% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DirectX across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

DirectX
Top 9 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
3 1 (33.33%) C

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (66.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
2 1 (33.33%) C