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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 581 531 513
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -18
Contract jobs citing Online Games 46 67 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.41% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 28
Average daily rate £450 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £352 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £473 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
16683 16288 16352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.56% 32.13% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10980 10006 10123
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 621 718
Average hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.74 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Online Games across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 44 £450 +7.46% 64
North West - 2 £225 - 1
Online Games
UK

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Online Games 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 Online Games.

1 95 (100.00%) Games
2 26 (27.37%) JavaScript
3 24 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (24.21%) Linux
5 21 (22.11%) CSS
6 20 (21.05%) HTML
7 19 (20.00%) Java
8 18 (18.95%) DevOps
9 17 (17.89%) E-Commerce
9 17 (17.89%) TDD
10 14 (14.74%) Scrum
10 14 (14.74%) VMware
10 14 (14.74%) Windows
10 14 (14.74%) HTML5
10 14 (14.74%) Front End Development
11 13 (13.68%) Sass
11 13 (13.68%) AngularJS
11 13 (13.68%) Node.js
12 12 (12.63%) CSS3
12 12 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (12.63%) User Experience
12 12 (12.63%) Private Cloud
12 12 (12.63%) Data Centre
13 11 (11.58%) OpenStack
13 11 (11.58%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (11.58%) Backbone.js
13 11 (11.58%) SQL
14 10 (10.53%) OO
14 10 (10.53%) LESS
14 10 (10.53%) Opscode Chef

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Online Games 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (13.68%) Node.js
2 11 (11.58%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.26%) Apache
3 5 (5.26%) nginx
4 3 (3.16%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (3.16%) Confluence
4 3 (3.16%) JBoss
4 3 (3.16%) Jetty
5 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.05%) CMS
6 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.11%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.26%) IaaS
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.16%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (3.16%) DNS
2 3 (3.16%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (3.16%) SAN
3 2 (2.11%) Internet
3 2 (2.11%) SSL
4 1 (1.05%) Intranet
4 1 (1.05%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.47%) MongoDB
1 9 (9.47%) NoSQL
2 6 (6.32%) MySQL
2 6 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.21%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.05%) Big Data
6 1 (1.05%) OLAP
6 1 (1.05%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.05%) OpenTSDB
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.53%) gulp
2 4 (4.21%) Grunt
2 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.21%) JIRA
3 3 (3.16%) FishEye
3 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.16%) GitLab
3 3 (3.16%) IntelliJ
3 3 (3.16%) SoapUI
3 3 (3.16%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (3.16%) VisualVM
4 2 (2.11%) NUnit
4 2 (2.11%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.05%) Ant
5 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.05%) JUnit
5 1 (1.05%) Maven
5 1 (1.05%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.05%) RSpec
5 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
General
1 95 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (7.37%) Finance
3 5 (5.26%) Publishing
4 4 (4.21%) Online Betting
5 2 (2.11%) Marketing
5 2 (2.11%) Retail
6 1 (1.05%) Advertising
6 1 (1.05%) Law
6 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (40.00%) Developer
2 15 (15.79%) Games Developer
3 9 (9.47%) Architect
3 9 (9.47%) Designer
3 9 (9.47%) Systems Architect
3 9 (9.47%) UI Developer
4 7 (7.37%) Administrator
4 7 (7.37%) DevOps Administrator
4 7 (7.37%) Java Developer
4 7 (7.37%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (6.32%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (6.32%) UI Designer
6 5 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (5.26%) Java Games Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 4 (4.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (4.21%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.11%) CSS
2 20 (21.05%) HTML
3 14 (14.74%) HTML5
4 13 (13.68%) AngularJS
4 13 (13.68%) Sass
5 12 (12.63%) CSS3
6 11 (11.58%) Backbone.js
7 10 (10.53%) LESS
8 8 (8.42%) Marionette.js
9 7 (7.37%) .NET
9 7 (7.37%) Web Services
10 6 (6.32%) Spring
10 6 (6.32%) Struts
11 5 (5.26%) Apache Wicket
11 5 (5.26%) GWT
11 5 (5.26%) JSF
11 5 (5.26%) RIFE
11 5 (5.26%) Spring MVC
11 5 (5.26%) Stripes Framework
11 5 (5.26%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Data Centre
1 12 (12.63%) Private Cloud
1 12 (12.63%) User Experience
2 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.32%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.21%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.21%) NHS
3 4 (4.21%) Social Media
4 2 (2.11%) Animation
5 1 (1.05%) Blog
5 1 (1.05%) Clustering
5 1 (1.05%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.05%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Replication
5 1 (1.05%) Tandem
5 1 (1.05%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.21%) Linux
2 14 (14.74%) Windows
3 7 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.32%) Unix
5 5 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.21%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.11%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.05%) CentOS
8 1 (1.05%) Fedora
8 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.95%) DevOps
3 17 (17.89%) E-Commerce
3 17 (17.89%) TDD
4 14 (14.74%) Front End Development
4 14 (14.74%) Scrum
5 11 (11.58%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (10.53%) OO
7 9 (9.47%) Mobile First
8 8 (8.42%) BDD
8 8 (8.42%) Progressive Enhancement
8 8 (8.42%) Web Development
9 7 (7.37%) MVC
10 6 (6.32%) DNA
10 6 (6.32%) Kanban
10 6 (6.32%) Project Management
11 5 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.26%) High Availability
11 5 (5.26%) Multithreading
12 4 (4.21%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.37%) JavaScript
2 19 (20.00%) Java
3 11 (11.58%) SQL
4 6 (6.32%) C#
4 6 (6.32%) Python
4 6 (6.32%) Ruby
5 5 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.21%) C++
6 4 (4.21%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.21%) VB
6 4 (4.21%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.21%) VB6
7 3 (3.16%) ActionScript
7 3 (3.16%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.11%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.05%) ES6
9 1 (1.05%) Perl
9 1 (1.05%) Scala
9 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) GCED
2 1 (1.05%) GCFA
2 1 (1.05%) GIAC
2 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.05%) ISO27002
1 1 (1.05%) QA
1 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.32%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.16%) NFS
4 2 (2.11%) Docker
5 1 (1.05%) KVM
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.05%) vSphere
5 1 (1.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (9.47%) Puppet
3 5 (5.26%) HAProxy
4 3 (3.16%) Ansible
5 2 (2.11%) Nagios
6 1 (1.05%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.05%) Packer
6 1 (1.05%) Riemann
6 1 (1.05%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (14.74%) VMware
2 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.42%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.37%) Cisco
4 7 (7.37%) F5
5 6 (6.32%) HP
6 5 (5.26%) Oracle
7 4 (4.21%) NetApp
7 4 (4.21%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.16%) Atlassian
8 3 (3.16%) Perforce
8 3 (3.16%) Rally
9 2 (2.11%) Adobe
10 1 (1.05%) EMC
10 1 (1.05%) Facebook
10 1 (1.05%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.05%) WorldPay
Wembley, Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 24 days ago