The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Kinect in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kinect over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Kinect
Rank 605 561 539
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -22
Contract jobs citing Kinect 3 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.015% 0.008%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.018% 0.050% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Average daily rate
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- £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £338
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
16749 16076 14715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.28% 31.11% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10786 9968 8670
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 695 837
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.51 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Kinect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Kinect within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kinect within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -34 3 - - 1
London +17 1 - -

Kinect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Kinect also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Kinect.

1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Phone
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Xbox
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) VUI
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) XAML
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) XNA
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
3 3 (42.86%) Silverlight
3 3 (42.86%) MVVM
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Pair Programming
4 2 (28.57%) Games
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Facebook

Kinect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Kinect also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Kinect. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
1 1 (14.29%) Drupal
1 1 (14.29%) WordPress
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) Maya
1 1 (14.29%) 3ds Max
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) RFID
1 1 (14.29%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) Xcode
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Silverlight Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) 3D Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) XNA
1 3 (42.86%) WPF
1 3 (42.86%) Silverlight
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (28.57%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (14.29%) CakePHP
3 1 (14.29%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
1 3 (42.86%) Xbox
1 3 (42.86%) VUI
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Physics
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Phone
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
1 3 (42.86%) MVVM
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Pair Programming
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Image Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) XAML
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Facebook
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Zend
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