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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Direct3D
Rank - - 615
Contract jobs citing Direct3D 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £261
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £261
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 across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15715 15662 15113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.10% 27.44% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10993 10542 9762
Median daily rate £415 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 225 216
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.67 £16.76 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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