The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft DirectX
Rank - - 56
Contract jobs citing DirectX 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
255 206 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.62% 27.76% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 148 53
Average daily rate £310 £385 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.48% +21.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.24% -24.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DirectX across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

DirectX Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DirectX
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DirectX across the Wales region.

DirectX Daily Rate Trend in Wales