The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DirectX
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DirectX 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
883 760 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.75% 24.49% 25.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 440 333
Average daily rate £363 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 30
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.57 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% +35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £21.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £140.00 £155.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DirectX across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

DirectX Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DirectX
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

DirectX Daily Rate Trend in the North West

DirectX
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) WebGL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) UI Developer
1 1 (100.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) WebGL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript