The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft DirectX
England / South West
Rank - - 144
Contract jobs citing DirectX 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.062%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £219
UK excluding London median daily rate - £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
772 792 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.47% 26.46% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 554 510
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 43 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South West

DirectX
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

DirectX Daily Rate Trend in the South West