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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 -
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
934 832 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.95% 22.64% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 532 413
Median daily rate £393 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 5
Median hourly rate £27.75 £42.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.70% +47.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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