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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft DirectX
England / London
Rank 402 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DirectX 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.010% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.030% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - £219
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6709 6644 6401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.63% 32.37% 30.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5048 4920 4815
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +12.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

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 29 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) OpenGL
3 2 (50.00%) Games
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) iPhone
4 1 (25.00%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (25.00%) Structured Programming
4 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (25.00%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (25.00%) HTC Vive
4 1 (25.00%) Xcode
4 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) B2B
4 1 (25.00%) 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 (25.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (25.00%) Xcode
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 3D Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Games Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (25.00%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) HTC Vive
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Structured Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree