The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Kinect in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kinect over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Kinect
UK
Rank - 639 629
Contract jobs citing Kinect 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.006% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £510 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Kinect is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14367 16563 16345
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.99% 31.11% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9277 10795 9852
Median daily rate £445 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 538 562 696
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.84 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +21.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

Kinect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Kinect as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Kinect in the UK

Kinect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kinect in the UK

Kinect
Top 6 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Polish Language
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) HoloLens

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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) HoloLens
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft