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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Kinect
Rank - 608 579
Contract jobs citing Kinect 0 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.008% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.025% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate - - £495
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £475
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
16596 16129 15942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.26% 31.14% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10700 10027 9635
Average daily rate £425 £415 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 688 665
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SPSS
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (100.00%) Xbox
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Kinect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft