The first table below looks at the demand for Direct3D skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Direct3D over the 3 months to 11 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 South East 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Direct3D
Rank 239 228 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Direct3D 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.033% 0.012% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.048% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£261 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £261 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2168 2080 2128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.20% 24.93% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1122 1092
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £248 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 80 87
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £23.13 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
Direct3D
England

Direct3D
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Direct3D across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Direct3D Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Direct3D
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Direct3D across the South East region.

Direct3D Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Direct3D
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Direct3D across the South East region.

Direct3D Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Direct3D
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Direct3D within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 1 - -
Direct3D
England

Direct3D
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Direct3D 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 Direct3D.

1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (75.00%) Game Development
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) Flash
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) OpenGL
3 2 (50.00%) LAMP
4 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (25.00%) Perforce
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (25.00%) OpenCL
4 1 (25.00%) Xbox
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning

Direct3D
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Direct3D 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 Direct3D. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Games Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Graphics Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Tools Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Game Tools Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Flash
1 2 (50.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
1 2 (50.00%) WinForms
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) OpenCL
2 1 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Xbox
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Game Development
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Perforce