The table below looks at the statistics for Direct3D skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Direct3D over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Direct3D
Rank - - 612
Contract jobs citing Direct3D 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
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 across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15280 14977 14864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.51% 26.85% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10694 9690 9758
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 200 202
Median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.64 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

Direct3D
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Direct3D as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Direct3D Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Direct3D
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Direct3D within the UK.

Direct3D Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Direct3D
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Direct3D within the UK.

Direct3D Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Direct3D
Top 8 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Direct3D also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Direct3D.

1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Direct3D Mobile
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation

Direct3D
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Direct3D Mobile
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C