The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 107 178 154
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -24
Contract jobs citing Games 59 36 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.76% 0.61% 0.87%
As % of the General category 3.26% 1.16% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 29 30
Median daily rate £400 £375 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £187.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £23.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +21.79%
Games
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1808 3109 2982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.79% 52.61% 50.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1493 2423 2242
Median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 28
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Games.

1 47 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (45.98%) HTML
2 40 (45.98%) CSS
3 38 (43.68%) JavaScript
4 36 (41.38%) HTML5
5 35 (40.23%) CSS3
6 32 (36.78%) Responsive Web Design
7 31 (35.63%) User Experience
8 29 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 29 (33.33%) Advertising
9 27 (31.03%) Scrum
9 27 (31.03%) Node.js
10 26 (29.89%) Backbone.js
11 22 (25.29%) User Stories
12 21 (24.14%) REST
12 21 (24.14%) Git (software)
13 19 (21.84%) jQuery
13 19 (21.84%) OOP
14 18 (20.69%) CMS
14 18 (20.69%) Ajax
14 18 (20.69%) Web Development
14 18 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 18 (20.69%) gulp
15 17 (19.54%) Grunt
15 17 (19.54%) Sass
15 17 (19.54%) Bower
16 16 (18.39%) LESS
16 16 (18.39%) WebSockets
16 16 (18.39%) Front End Development
17 13 (14.94%) TDD

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (20.69%) CMS
2 3 (3.45%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.15%) Apache
3 1 (1.15%) Confluence
3 1 (1.15%) SAS
3 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.45%) InVision
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.45%) OmniGraffle
1 3 (3.45%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.30%) GIMP
2 2 (2.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.30%) GitHub
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.15%) DHCP
2 1 (1.15%) DNS
2 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.15%) Firewall
2 1 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.15%) IPv4
2 1 (1.15%) IPv6
2 1 (1.15%) ISDN
2 1 (1.15%) LAN
2 1 (1.15%) MGCP
2 1 (1.15%) OSPF
2 1 (1.15%) SSL
2 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.15%) VPN
2 1 (1.15%) WAN
2 1 (1.15%) Wireless
2 1 (1.15%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.60%) Big Data
2 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.30%) MySQL
5 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 18 (20.69%) gulp
3 17 (19.54%) Bower
3 17 (19.54%) Grunt
4 3 (3.45%) Axure RP
4 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.45%) Selenium
5 2 (2.30%) Ant
5 2 (2.30%) GoCD
5 2 (2.30%) JIRA
5 2 (2.30%) Maven
5 2 (2.30%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.15%) Appium
6 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.15%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.15%) Xcode
General
1 29 (33.33%) Advertising
2 11 (12.64%) Finance
3 7 (8.05%) Retail
4 6 (6.90%) Banking
5 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.45%) Marketing
7 2 (2.30%) Publishing
8 1 (1.15%) Electronics
8 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (63.22%) Developer
2 16 (18.39%) Web Developer
3 14 (16.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (10.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (9.20%) Angular Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Designer
6 7 (8.05%) HTML Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Games Developer
7 6 (6.90%) HTML CSS Developer
7 6 (6.90%) UI Developer
8 5 (5.75%) UX Designer
9 4 (4.60%) Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) C++ Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Java Games Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Telecoms Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Telecoms Java Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Product Manager
10 3 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (45.98%) CSS
1 40 (45.98%) HTML
2 36 (41.38%) HTML5
3 35 (40.23%) CSS3
4 29 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 27 (31.03%) Node.js
6 26 (29.89%) Backbone.js
7 21 (24.14%) REST
8 19 (21.84%) jQuery
9 18 (20.69%) Ajax
9 18 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (19.54%) Sass
11 16 (18.39%) LESS
11 16 (18.39%) WebSockets
12 10 (11.49%) React
13 7 (8.05%) Web Services
14 4 (4.60%) J2EE
15 3 (3.45%) Hibernate
15 3 (3.45%) Spring
15 3 (3.45%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 31 (35.63%) User Experience
2 8 (9.20%) Mathematics
3 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.60%) Digital Media
4 4 (4.60%) Online Games
5 3 (3.45%) Animation
5 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.30%) NHS
6 2 (2.30%) Social Media
7 1 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.15%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.15%) Physics
7 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.15%) Statistics
7 1 (1.15%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.05%) Linux
2 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.60%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) Android
4 1 (1.15%) Unix
4 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (36.78%) Responsive Web Design
3 27 (31.03%) Scrum
4 22 (25.29%) User Stories
5 19 (21.84%) OOP
6 18 (20.69%) Web Development
7 16 (18.39%) Front End Development
8 13 (14.94%) TDD
9 9 (10.34%) BDD
10 8 (9.20%) Kanban
11 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce
12 6 (6.90%) Mentoring
13 5 (5.75%) Automated Testing
14 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (4.60%) Open Source
14 4 (4.60%) Pair Programming
14 4 (4.60%) Project Management
14 4 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (43.68%) JavaScript
2 12 (13.79%) Java
3 6 (6.90%) SQL
4 5 (5.75%) C++
5 3 (3.45%) Go
6 2 (2.30%) C#
6 2 (2.30%) Scala
7 1 (1.15%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.15%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.15%) C
7 1 (1.15%) Groovy
7 1 (1.15%) Lua
7 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.15%) PHP
7 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) CCNA
2 1 (1.15%) CCNP
2 1 (1.15%) CCSA
2 1 (1.15%) CCSE
2 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.15%) CISSP
2 1 (1.15%) GIAC
2 1 (1.15%) ISEB
2 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Docker
2 1 (1.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Ansible
1 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.45%) Puppet
2 2 (2.30%) Nagios
3 1 (1.15%) EnCase
3 1 (1.15%) Pingdom
3 1 (1.15%) Terraform
3 1 (1.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
1 1 (1.15%) Cisco
1 1 (1.15%) Facebook
1 1 (1.15%) hybris
1 1 (1.15%) Infoblox
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.15%) New Relic
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle
1 1 (1.15%) Perforce
1 1 (1.15%) Rackspace
1 1 (1.15%) Riverbed
1 1 (1.15%) Splunk
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