Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for DirectX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DirectX over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft DirectX
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 604 601
Contract jobs citing DirectX 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.007% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.019% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
London median daily rate - £450 -
England median daily rate £375 £475 £333
% change year-on-year -21.05% +42.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

DirectX is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17171 15431 15150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.15% 34.36% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13119 11555 11268
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 71 93
London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19.00 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

DirectX
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing DirectX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for DirectX in London

DirectX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DirectX in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for DirectX in London

DirectX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DirectX in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DirectX in London