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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 589 609 500
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -109
Contract jobs citing Online Games 32 29 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.056% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.17% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 19
Median daily rate £438 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £155 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+31.94% +2.85%
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
16731 16971 16295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.60% 32.82% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10920 10884 9971
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 665 658
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +5 25 £425 +3.03% 43
South East +11 5 £320 - 2
West Midlands -26 1 £475 +13.09%
Yorkshire - 1 £475 - 17
Online Games
UK

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 78 (100.00%) Games
2 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (24.36%) Linux
4 18 (23.08%) HTML
4 18 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 17 (21.79%) CSS
6 15 (19.23%) HTML5
6 15 (19.23%) Backbone.js
7 14 (17.95%) CSS3
7 14 (17.95%) AngularJS
7 14 (17.95%) DevOps
7 14 (17.95%) E-Commerce
8 13 (16.67%) Sass
9 11 (14.10%) Front End Development
10 10 (12.82%) gulp
10 10 (12.82%) Scrum
11 9 (11.54%) OpenStack
11 9 (11.54%) Puppet
11 9 (11.54%) Node.js
11 9 (11.54%) User Experience
11 9 (11.54%) LESS
11 9 (11.54%) Mobile First
12 8 (10.26%) Marionette.js
12 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (10.26%) Progressive Enhancement
12 8 (10.26%) Retail
12 8 (10.26%) Red Hat
12 8 (10.26%) .NET
12 8 (10.26%) C#

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 9 (11.54%) OpenStack
2 6 (7.69%) Apache
3 5 (6.41%) nginx
4 2 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.28%) JBoss
5 1 (1.28%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (2.56%) Intranet
2 2 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (1.28%) DNS
3 1 (1.28%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (1.28%) SSL
3 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) MySQL
2 5 (6.41%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.28%) OpenTSDB
5 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) gulp
2 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.56%) Grunt
3 2 (2.56%) JUnit
3 2 (2.56%) NUnit
3 2 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.56%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.28%) Ant
4 1 (1.28%) Calabash
4 1 (1.28%) Capybara
4 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.28%) Geb
4 1 (1.28%) Gradle
4 1 (1.28%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.28%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.28%) Maven
4 1 (1.28%) Protractor
4 1 (1.28%) RSpec
4 1 (1.28%) Spock
General
1 78 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (10.26%) Retail
3 6 (7.69%) Finance
4 3 (3.85%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Law
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Publishing
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (43.59%) Developer
2 14 (17.95%) Games Developer
3 9 (11.54%) UI Developer
4 7 (8.97%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Administrator
5 6 (7.69%) Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Architect
5 6 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) DevOps Administrator
5 6 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Systems Architect
6 5 (6.41%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.13%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (5.13%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 4 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.08%) HTML
2 17 (21.79%) CSS
3 15 (19.23%) Backbone.js
3 15 (19.23%) HTML5
4 14 (17.95%) AngularJS
4 14 (17.95%) CSS3
5 13 (16.67%) Sass
6 9 (11.54%) LESS
6 9 (11.54%) Node.js
7 8 (10.26%) .NET
7 8 (10.26%) Marionette.js
8 5 (6.41%) Web Services
9 4 (5.13%) Ember.js
9 4 (5.13%) Express
10 3 (3.85%) Spring
10 3 (3.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 2 (2.56%) Flash
11 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.56%) iOS SDK
11 2 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) User Experience
2 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.13%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Animation
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) Clustering
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) iPhone
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.36%) Linux
2 7 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (6.41%) Ubuntu
3 5 (6.41%) Windows
4 3 (3.85%) Unix
5 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.28%) Android
6 1 (1.28%) CentOS
6 1 (1.28%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.95%) DevOps
2 14 (17.95%) E-Commerce
3 11 (14.10%) Front End Development
4 10 (12.82%) Scrum
5 9 (11.54%) Mobile First
6 8 (10.26%) Progressive Enhancement
7 7 (8.97%) TDD
8 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.41%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (6.41%) DNA
9 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.41%) Web Development
10 4 (5.13%) BDD
10 4 (5.13%) OO
10 4 (5.13%) Project Management
10 4 (5.13%) Web Accessibility
11 3 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (3.85%) iOS Development
11 3 (3.85%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 8 (10.26%) C#
2 8 (10.26%) SQL
3 7 (8.97%) Java
4 6 (7.69%) Python
4 6 (7.69%) Ruby
5 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.56%) ActionScript
6 2 (2.56%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (2.56%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.56%) C++
6 2 (2.56%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.56%) Perl
6 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.28%) C
7 1 (1.28%) Groovy
7 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.28%) VB
7 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) Degree
1 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.28%) GCED
2 1 (1.28%) GCFA
2 1 (1.28%) GIAC
2 1 (1.28%) ISEB
2 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) ISO27002
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.85%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.56%) Docker
3 2 (2.56%) KVM
3 2 (2.56%) NFS
3 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.28%) Squid
4 1 (1.28%) vCloud
4 1 (1.28%) vSphere
4 1 (1.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) Puppet
2 6 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.41%) Ansible
3 5 (6.41%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.56%) Nagios
5 1 (1.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.28%) Packer
5 1 (1.28%) Riemann
5 1 (1.28%) vRealize
5 1 (1.28%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) Red Hat
2 7 (8.97%) VMware
3 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.13%) Cisco
4 4 (5.13%) F5
5 2 (2.56%) Adobe
5 2 (2.56%) HP
5 2 (2.56%) NetApp
5 2 (2.56%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.28%) EMC
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle
6 1 (1.28%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.28%) Xamarin
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago