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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 163 194 191
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -3
Contract jobs citing Online Games 1 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.10% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.076% 0.27% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £375 £281 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Online Games
London

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
1316 2191 2221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.10% 38.16% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 1741 1656
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 27
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.83 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.34% +10.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £54.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Online Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 9 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Social Media
3 3 (33.33%) NHS
3 3 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (11.11%) Puppet
5 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (11.11%) Ansible
5 1 (11.11%) Docker
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) SAS
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

Online 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 1 (11.11%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 9 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Designer
2 3 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) UI Designer
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) NHS
1 3 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Rackspace