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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank - 154 199
Contract jobs citing Online Games 0 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.29% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £313 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £500 £325
% change year-on-year
-28.75% +53.84%
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
1292 1389 2199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.64% 40.05% 37.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 1068 1707
Median daily rate £505 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.90 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.95 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

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