The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online 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 Online Games over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 187 186 208
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Contract jobs citing Online Games 5 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.092% 0.25% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.67% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
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£281 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.78% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £475 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £395
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1917 2252 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.33% 37.67% 36.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 1736 1782
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 54
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.30 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Online 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 Online Games across the City of London region.

Online Games Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Online Games
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Online Games across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Online Games Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 7 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) WebLOAD
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) ActionScript
3 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Flash
3 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
3 2 (28.57%) TestNG
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) F5

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) WebLOAD
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) TestNG
1 2 (28.57%) JMeter
General
1 7 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Product Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) Flash
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Android Development
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) F5
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
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