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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Xbox
Rank - 201 203
Contract jobs citing Xbox 0 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.017% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.045% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Average daily rate
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- £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £388 £260
% change year-on-year
-4.83% +49.03%
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
2170 2208 2591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.18% 37.34% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1728 1656 1955
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 26 58
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.38 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.52% -9.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.61 £12.50 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.10 £37.50 £79.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +15.00%

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