The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 127 120 135
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs citing Online Games 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.070% 0.041% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £395 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +31.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
572 439 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.04% 17.86% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 162 278
Average daily rate £375 £355 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% +2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £13.09 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Online Games
South East

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Drupal
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (33.33%) New Media
3 1 (33.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) OO PHP

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) New Media
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Xamarin