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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank - 128 124
Contract jobs citing Online Games 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.036% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.12% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
741 820 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.37% 29.34% 29.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 409 380
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 40
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.32 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £45.00 £29.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Online Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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