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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 418 - 420
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DirectX 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% - 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.027% - 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £435 -
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -
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
7480 7395 7164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.83% 32.91% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5645 5601 5459
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 41 33
Median hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.62 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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

DirectX
Top 24 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 London region with a requirement for DirectX.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) OpenGL
2 2 (66.67%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Xcode
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (33.33%) Structured Programming
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) Oculus Rift
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (33.33%) HTC Vive
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) B2B
3 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (33.33%) Xcode
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Games Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) OpenGL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) HTC Vive
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Oculus Rift
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) B2B
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Structured Programming
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree