The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Xbox 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 Xbox over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 198 202 208
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Xbox 1 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.31% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.048% 0.81% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 22 1
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£205 £305 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.78% +41.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £242 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.01% -19.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Xbox
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
2080 2701 2391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.83% 38.06% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1622 2025 1781
Average daily rate £450 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £630 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 48 59
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.67 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.23 £41.38 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Xbox
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Xbox Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Xbox
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 Xbox across the City of London region.

Xbox Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Xbox
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the City of London

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

1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Lua
2 1 (50.00%) Interactive Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS

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

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

General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Interactive Advertising
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Lua
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £200 - £210 per month
Posted: 15 days ago