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 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Kinect
Rank 646 - 632
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Kinect 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% - 0.005%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.022% - 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £375 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £350
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
18103 18932 18533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.37% 32.40% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11707 11906 11111
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 757 774
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £43.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Kinect within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Kinect Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 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
London - 4 £375 -
England - 4 £375 - 1

Kinect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 (80.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Xbox
3 2 (40.00%) Dependency Management
3 2 (40.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (40.00%) Grunt
3 2 (40.00%) 3D Printing
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) Express
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (40.00%) D3.js
3 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (40.00%) OpenCV
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) Ionic Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Raspberry Pi
3 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (40.00%) React
3 2 (40.00%) Browserify
3 2 (40.00%) Meteor
3 2 (40.00%) webpack
3 2 (40.00%) gulp
3 2 (40.00%) git-flow

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 2 (40.00%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (40.00%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) git-flow
1 2 (40.00%) Grunt
1 2 (40.00%) gulp
1 2 (40.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (40.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (40.00%) Protractor
1 2 (40.00%) webpack
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Creative Technologist
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Technologist
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Games Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Silverlight Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
2 2 (40.00%) Browserify
2 2 (40.00%) D3.js
2 2 (40.00%) Django
2 2 (40.00%) Express
2 2 (40.00%) Ionic Framework
2 2 (40.00%) MEAN Stack
2 2 (40.00%) Meteor
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) OpenCV
2 2 (40.00%) Polymer
2 2 (40.00%) React
2 2 (40.00%) Sass
2 2 (40.00%) WebGL
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XNA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Xbox
2 2 (40.00%) 3D Printing
2 2 (40.00%) Arduino
2 2 (40.00%) Raspberry Pi
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Dependency Management
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) Service Design
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) XAML
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft