The first table below looks at the demand for DirectX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Reading region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft DirectX
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DirectX 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
195 249 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.79% 26.16% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 112 72
Average daily rate £350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
DirectX
Berkshire

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

DirectX Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

DirectX
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

DirectX Daily Rate Trend in Reading

DirectX
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) STL
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (100.00%) Autodesk
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
1 1 (100.00%) SolidWorks
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (100.00%) WebGL

DirectX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) STL
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (100.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Autodesk
1 1 (100.00%) SolidWorks