The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Kinect in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kinect over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Kinect
UK
Rank 596 621 601
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Contract jobs citing Kinect 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.007% 0.006% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £300 -
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 Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14558 16732 16039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.52% 32.94% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9299 10629 10061
Median daily rate £440 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 694 649
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £17.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

Kinect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Kinect as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Kinect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Kinect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Kinect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Kinect
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kinect within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
England +30 1 - - 3
London - 1 - -

Kinect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Kinect 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 Kinect.

1 4 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 2 (50.00%) Xbox
3 2 (50.00%) Service Design
3 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (50.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Polish Language
4 1 (25.00%) Django
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Heroku
4 1 (25.00%) Arduino
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) WebGL
4 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (25.00%) D3.js

Kinect
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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) git-flow
1 1 (25.00%) Grunt
1 1 (25.00%) gulp
1 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (25.00%) Protractor
1 1 (25.00%) webpack
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Creative Technologist
2 1 (25.00%) Games Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (25.00%) Browserify
2 1 (25.00%) D3.js
2 1 (25.00%) Django
2 1 (25.00%) Express
2 1 (25.00%) Ionic Framework
2 1 (25.00%) MEAN Stack
2 1 (25.00%) Meteor
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) OpenCV
2 1 (25.00%) Polymer
2 1 (25.00%) React
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
1 2 (50.00%) Xbox
2 1 (25.00%) 3D Printing
2 1 (25.00%) Arduino
2 1 (25.00%) HoloLens
2 1 (25.00%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe