The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank - 123 -
Contract jobs citing Online Games 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.20% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.07% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Online Games
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
540 533 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.94% 20.88% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 256 266
Average daily rate £363 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 22
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -49.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.27 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £33.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Online Games across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Online Games
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Online Games Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Online Games
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - - - -
Online Games
South East

Online Games
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Online Games 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 Online Games.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Online Games 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin