The table below looks at the statistics for DirectCompute skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DirectCompute over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectCompute
Rank 660 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DirectCompute 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.006% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - -
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
16193 16315 15394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.70% 27.91% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11229 11015 9789
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 286 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.97 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £55.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

DirectCompute
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DirectCompute Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DirectCompute
Daily Rate Trend

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

DirectCompute Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DirectCompute
Hourly Rate Trend

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

DirectCompute Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DirectCompute
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DirectCompute within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines - 1 £400 -
Surrey - 1 £400 -
South East - 1 £400 -
England - 1 £400 -

DirectCompute
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DirectCompute 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 DirectCompute.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) CUDA
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) OpenCL
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Feasibility Study

DirectCompute
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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) CUDA
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Feasibility Study
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java