The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 July 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 General category for the City of London 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 153 152 157
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Games 52 69 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 0.97% 0.82%
As % of the General category 1.73% 1.67% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 48 51
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£400 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £34.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-43.88% +39.00%
General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3004 4139 4685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.93% 58.25% 59.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2259 3113 3556
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 78 61
Average hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £48.00 £48.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Games
London

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Games
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Games
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Games across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Games Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Games across the City of London region.

Games Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing 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 Games.

1 28 (27.18%) Online Games
2 26 (25.24%) Analytics
3 23 (22.33%) Finance
3 23 (22.33%) Java
3 23 (22.33%) JavaScript
4 20 (19.42%) E-Commerce
4 20 (19.42%) Marketing
4 20 (19.42%) QA
5 19 (18.45%) Project Management
6 18 (17.48%) TDD
7 16 (15.53%) HTML
8 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
9 14 (13.59%) Scrum
9 14 (13.59%) Blog
9 14 (13.59%) DevOps
10 13 (12.62%) WebTrends
10 13 (12.62%) CRM
11 12 (11.65%) Python
11 12 (11.65%) SQL
11 12 (11.65%) Web Services
11 12 (11.65%) QlikView
11 12 (11.65%) Banking
11 12 (11.65%) Mobile App
11 12 (11.65%) New Media
11 12 (11.65%) Social Media
12 11 (10.68%) HTML5
12 11 (10.68%) BDD
12 11 (10.68%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (10.68%) Marketing Strategy
12 11 (10.68%) Agile Software Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (10.68%) IBM Notes
2 4 (3.88%) Mule
3 3 (2.91%) Node.js
4 2 (1.94%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.94%) CMS
4 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.97%) SAS
5 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.97%) TYPO3
5 1 (0.97%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.97%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.91%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.97%) SPSS
4 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.97%) MS Project
4 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (12.62%) WebTrends
2 6 (5.83%) SiteCatalyst
3 3 (2.91%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.88%) GitHub
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.97%) Responsys
3 1 (0.97%) SaaS
3 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) HTTP
2 2 (1.94%) SAN
3 1 (0.97%) Internet
3 1 (0.97%) SSH
3 1 (0.97%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) QlikView
2 7 (6.80%) Big Data
3 6 (5.83%) Apache Hive
3 6 (5.83%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.88%) MySQL
4 4 (3.88%) HBase
4 4 (3.88%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.97%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.85%) JMeter
3 4 (3.88%) Selenium
3 4 (3.88%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.91%) Behat
4 3 (2.91%) Subversion
4 3 (2.91%) PHPUnit
4 3 (2.91%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.94%) Grunt
5 2 (1.94%) Mockito
5 2 (1.94%) Maven
5 2 (1.94%) jMock
5 2 (1.94%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.94%) JSUnit
5 2 (1.94%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.94%) JUnit
6 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.97%) RSpec
6 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (22.33%) Finance
2 20 (19.42%) Marketing
3 12 (11.65%) Banking
4 11 (10.68%) Danish Language
5 6 (5.83%) Retail
6 4 (3.88%) Publishing
6 4 (3.88%) Billing
6 4 (3.88%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.91%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.91%) Legal
8 2 (1.94%) Front Office
9 1 (0.97%) Electronics
9 1 (0.97%) Advertising
9 1 (0.97%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (32.04%) Developer
2 14 (13.59%) Analyst
3 12 (11.65%) Java Developer
4 6 (5.83%) Data Analyst
5 5 (4.85%) Consultant
5 5 (4.85%) Senior Developer
5 5 (4.85%) Software Engineer
6 4 (3.88%) Project Manager
6 4 (3.88%) Operations Manager
6 4 (3.88%) Technical Manager
6 4 (3.88%) Technical Operations Manager
6 4 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (3.88%) Web Analyst
6 4 (3.88%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (2.91%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 3 (2.91%) LAMP Developer
7 3 (2.91%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (2.91%) Designer
7 3 (2.91%) PHP Developer
7 3 (2.91%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.53%) HTML
2 12 (11.65%) Web Services
3 11 (10.68%) HTML5
4 10 (9.71%) CSS
4 10 (9.71%) Hibernate
4 10 (9.71%) Spring
5 7 (6.80%) RESTful
6 6 (5.83%) LAMP
6 6 (5.83%) jQuery
7 5 (4.85%) CSS3
7 5 (4.85%) Backbone.js
8 4 (3.88%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.88%) Apache Camel
8 4 (3.88%) Memcached
8 4 (3.88%) REST
8 4 (3.88%) JSON
9 3 (2.91%) Symfony
9 3 (2.91%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (2.91%) Ajax
9 3 (2.91%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.18%) Online Games
2 14 (13.59%) Blog
3 12 (11.65%) Social Media
3 12 (11.65%) New Media
3 12 (11.65%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.83%) Mobile Games
4 6 (5.83%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.91%) Robotics
5 3 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.91%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (1.94%) Physics
6 2 (1.94%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.94%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.94%) Statistics
6 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.94%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.94%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.94%) Open Source
7 1 (0.97%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.80%) Linux
1 7 (6.80%) UNIX
2 5 (4.85%) Android
3 2 (1.94%) CentOS
3 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.94%) Solaris
4 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.24%) Analytics
2 20 (19.42%) E-Commerce
3 19 (18.45%) Project Management
4 18 (17.48%) TDD
5 14 (13.59%) Scrum
5 14 (13.59%) DevOps
6 13 (12.62%) CRM
7 11 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (10.68%) Software Engineering
7 11 (10.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (10.68%) Online Marketing
7 11 (10.68%) BDD
7 11 (10.68%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (10.68%) Marketing Strategy
8 10 (9.71%) OO
9 9 (8.74%) Low Latency
10 7 (6.80%) MVC
11 6 (5.83%) B2B
11 6 (5.83%) Game Development
12 5 (4.85%) ERD
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.33%) Java
1 23 (22.33%) JavaScript
2 12 (11.65%) SQL
2 12 (11.65%) Python
3 11 (10.68%) PHP
4 9 (8.74%) Ruby
4 9 (8.74%) C
5 7 (6.80%) C++
6 5 (4.85%) C#
7 2 (1.94%) Perl
7 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.97%) Clojure
8 1 (0.97%) R
8 1 (0.97%) Lua
8 1 (0.97%) Haskell
8 1 (0.97%) Erlang
8 1 (0.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) ISEB
2 2 (1.94%) RHCE
2 2 (1.94%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.42%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.88%) vCloud
2 1 (0.97%) HDFS
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (10.68%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (3.88%) Puppet
3 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.94%) Ansible
3 2 (1.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.68%) Lotus
3 8 (7.77%) Oracle
4 6 (5.83%) Omniture
5 5 (4.85%) Teradata
6 4 (3.88%) Google
6 4 (3.88%) Netezza
6 4 (3.88%) Vertica
7 3 (2.91%) Zend
7 3 (2.91%) Tableau
7 3 (2.91%) VMware
7 3 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.91%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.94%) Siebel
8 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.94%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.94%) Talend
8 2 (1.94%) New Relic
9 1 (0.97%) Neolane
9 1 (0.97%) Eloqua
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £30000 - £40000 per annum + LONDON ALLOWANCE, DISCOUNTS & MORE
Posted: 24 days ago