The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 597 572 488
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -84
Contract jobs citing Online Games 28 47 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.092% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.28% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 16
Median daily rate £425 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £495 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Online Games
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16338 16547 15845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.18% 32.53% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10719 10550 9819
Median daily rate £434 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 564 606 643
Median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.01 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -14.28%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Online Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in England

Online Games
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Online Games across the England region.

Online Games Daily Rate Trend in England

Online Games
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Online Games across the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Online Games Daily Rate Histogram in England

Online Games
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Online Games across the England region.

Online Games Hourly Rate Trend in England

Online Games
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 27 £425 +3.03% 44
South East -15 1 £320 -8.57% 3
Online Games
UK

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for Online Games.

1 82 (100.00%) Games
2 23 (28.05%) JavaScript
3 21 (25.61%) HTML
4 20 (24.39%) CSS
5 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (20.73%) Linux
7 16 (19.51%) HTML5
7 16 (19.51%) DevOps
8 15 (18.29%) CSS3
8 15 (18.29%) Backbone.js
9 14 (17.07%) Sass
9 14 (17.07%) AngularJS
9 14 (17.07%) E-Commerce
10 13 (15.85%) Node.js
11 12 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (14.63%) VMware
12 11 (13.41%) Front End Development
13 10 (12.20%) Private Cloud
13 10 (12.20%) Data Centre
13 10 (12.20%) gulp
13 10 (12.20%) SQL
13 10 (12.20%) Puppet
13 10 (12.20%) OpenStack
13 10 (12.20%) User Experience
14 9 (10.98%) LESS
14 9 (10.98%) Web Development
14 9 (10.98%) Java
14 9 (10.98%) Mobile First
15 8 (9.76%) TDD
15 8 (9.76%) Scrum

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 10 (12.20%) OpenStack
2 5 (6.10%) Apache
2 5 (6.10%) nginx
3 3 (3.66%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) Acrobat
2 2 (2.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.66%) IaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (3.66%) DNS
1 3 (3.66%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (3.66%) SAN
2 2 (2.44%) Intranet
3 1 (1.22%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (1.22%) SSL
3 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.54%) MySQL
3 6 (7.32%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.22%) OpenTSDB
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.20%) gulp
2 3 (3.66%) Grunt
2 3 (3.66%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.44%) JIRA
3 2 (2.44%) NUnit
3 2 (2.44%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.22%) Ant
4 1 (1.22%) Calabash
4 1 (1.22%) Capybara
4 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.22%) Gradle
4 1 (1.22%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.22%) JUnit
4 1 (1.22%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.22%) Maven
4 1 (1.22%) Protractor
4 1 (1.22%) RSpec
4 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 82 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (7.32%) Finance
3 5 (6.10%) Retail
4 3 (3.66%) Online Betting
4 3 (3.66%) Publishing
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Law
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (41.46%) Developer
2 15 (18.29%) Games Developer
3 10 (12.20%) Architect
4 9 (10.98%) Systems Architect
4 9 (10.98%) UI Developer
5 8 (9.76%) Web Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Administrator
6 7 (8.54%) DevOps Administrator
7 6 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.10%) Security Architect
9 4 (4.88%) Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Designer
9 4 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (4.88%) Linux DevOps Administrator
9 4 (4.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.61%) HTML
2 20 (24.39%) CSS
3 16 (19.51%) HTML5
4 15 (18.29%) Backbone.js
4 15 (18.29%) CSS3
5 14 (17.07%) AngularJS
5 14 (17.07%) Sass
6 13 (15.85%) Node.js
7 9 (10.98%) LESS
8 8 (9.76%) Marionette.js
9 6 (7.32%) Web Services
10 5 (6.10%) .NET
11 4 (4.88%) Ember.js
11 4 (4.88%) Express
11 4 (4.88%) Spring
12 3 (3.66%) JSF
12 3 (3.66%) RIFE
12 3 (3.66%) Spring MVC
12 3 (3.66%) Struts
12 3 (3.66%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Data Centre
1 10 (12.20%) Private Cloud
1 10 (12.20%) User Experience
2 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.66%) NHS
3 3 (3.66%) Social Media
4 2 (2.44%) Animation
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.73%) Linux
2 8 (9.76%) Windows
3 7 (8.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.10%) Ubuntu
4 5 (6.10%) Unix
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.22%) CentOS
6 1 (1.22%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.51%) DevOps
3 14 (17.07%) E-Commerce
4 11 (13.41%) Front End Development
5 9 (10.98%) Mobile First
5 9 (10.98%) Web Development
6 8 (9.76%) Progressive Enhancement
6 8 (9.76%) Scrum
6 8 (9.76%) TDD
7 7 (8.54%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (7.32%) DNA
9 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.10%) MVC
9 5 (6.10%) OO
10 4 (4.88%) API Development
10 4 (4.88%) BDD
10 4 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.88%) Open Source
10 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.88%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.05%) JavaScript
2 10 (12.20%) SQL
3 9 (10.98%) Java
4 6 (7.32%) Python
5 5 (6.10%) C#
6 4 (4.88%) Ruby
7 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.66%) C++
7 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.44%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.44%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (2.44%) VB
8 2 (2.44%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.44%) VB6
9 1 (1.22%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.22%) C
9 1 (1.22%) Groovy
9 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.22%) Perl
9 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) GCED
2 1 (1.22%) GCFA
2 1 (1.22%) GIAC
2 1 (1.22%) ISEB
2 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.22%) ISO27002
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.88%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.66%) NFS
3 3 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.44%) Docker
5 1 (1.22%) KVM
5 1 (1.22%) vSphere
5 1 (1.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) Puppet
2 8 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.10%) HAProxy
4 4 (4.88%) Ansible
5 2 (2.44%) Nagios
6 1 (1.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.22%) Packer
6 1 (1.22%) Riemann
6 1 (1.22%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) VMware
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) Red Hat
3 7 (8.54%) Cisco
3 7 (8.54%) F5
4 6 (7.32%) HP
5 4 (4.88%) NetApp
5 4 (4.88%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.44%) Adobe
7 1 (1.22%) EMC
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle
7 1 (1.22%) Rackspace
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