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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 578 566 496
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -70
Contract jobs citing Online Games 36 58 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.35% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 26
Median daily rate £480 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £465 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £340
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
16267 16457 15864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.01% 32.35% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10698 10269 9912
Median daily rate £435 £420 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 651 692
Median hourly rate £21.34 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.55% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.00 £42.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

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 May 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 May 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 36 £480 +20.00% 54
Online Games
UK

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 91 (100.00%) Games
2 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (23.08%) CSS
5 20 (21.98%) HTML
6 19 (20.88%) Linux
7 17 (18.68%) DevOps
8 16 (17.58%) Java
8 16 (17.58%) E-Commerce
8 16 (17.58%) TDD
9 14 (15.38%) HTML5
9 14 (15.38%) Node.js
9 14 (15.38%) Front End Development
10 13 (14.29%) CSS3
10 13 (14.29%) Sass
10 13 (14.29%) Scrum
11 12 (13.19%) VMware
11 12 (13.19%) Backbone.js
11 12 (13.19%) AngularJS
11 12 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (12.09%) User Experience
13 10 (10.99%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (10.99%) Private Cloud
13 10 (10.99%) Data Centre
13 10 (10.99%) gulp
13 10 (10.99%) LESS
13 10 (10.99%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (10.99%) OpenStack
13 10 (10.99%) Puppet
13 10 (10.99%) OO

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 14 (15.38%) Node.js
2 10 (10.99%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.49%) Apache
3 5 (5.49%) nginx
4 3 (3.30%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.20%) Confluence
5 2 (2.20%) JBoss
5 2 (2.20%) Jetty
5 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.10%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.20%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.30%) IaaS
4 2 (2.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (3.30%) DNS
1 3 (3.30%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (3.30%) SAN
1 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.10%) Intranet
2 1 (1.10%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) MongoDB
2 8 (8.79%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.59%) MySQL
3 6 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.30%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.10%) OpenTSDB
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.99%) gulp
2 5 (5.49%) Grunt
3 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.30%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.20%) FishEye
4 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.20%) GitLab
4 2 (2.20%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.20%) JIRA
4 2 (2.20%) NUnit
4 2 (2.20%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.20%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.20%) VisualVM
5 1 (1.10%) Ant
5 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.10%) JUnit
5 1 (1.10%) Maven
5 1 (1.10%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.10%) RSpec
5 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 91 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (7.69%) Finance
3 5 (5.49%) Publishing
4 4 (4.40%) Retail
5 3 (3.30%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.10%) Back Office
6 1 (1.10%) Law
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
6 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (40.66%) Developer
2 15 (16.48%) Games Developer
3 10 (10.99%) Architect
4 9 (9.89%) Designer
4 9 (9.89%) Systems Architect
4 9 (9.89%) UI Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Administrator
5 7 (7.69%) DevOps Administrator
5 7 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (6.59%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.59%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.59%) UI Designer
7 5 (5.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (5.49%) Java Games Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Security Architect
7 5 (5.49%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) C++ Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.08%) CSS
2 20 (21.98%) HTML
3 14 (15.38%) HTML5
4 13 (14.29%) CSS3
4 13 (14.29%) Sass
5 12 (13.19%) AngularJS
5 12 (13.19%) Backbone.js
6 10 (10.99%) LESS
7 8 (8.79%) Marionette.js
8 7 (7.69%) Web Services
9 6 (6.59%) Spring
9 6 (6.59%) Struts
10 5 (5.49%) .NET
10 5 (5.49%) Apache Wicket
10 5 (5.49%) GWT
10 5 (5.49%) JSF
10 5 (5.49%) RIFE
10 5 (5.49%) Spring MVC
10 5 (5.49%) Stripes Framework
10 5 (5.49%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) User Experience
2 10 (10.99%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.99%) Private Cloud
3 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.59%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.40%) NHS
4 4 (4.40%) Social Media
5 3 (3.30%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.20%) Animation
7 1 (1.10%) Blog
7 1 (1.10%) Clustering
7 1 (1.10%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.10%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.10%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.88%) Linux
2 10 (10.99%) Windows
3 7 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.49%) Ubuntu
4 5 (5.49%) Unix
5 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.10%) CentOS
6 1 (1.10%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.68%) DevOps
3 16 (17.58%) E-Commerce
3 16 (17.58%) TDD
4 14 (15.38%) Front End Development
5 13 (14.29%) Scrum
6 10 (10.99%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (10.99%) OO
7 9 (9.89%) Mobile First
8 8 (8.79%) BDD
8 8 (8.79%) Progressive Enhancement
8 8 (8.79%) Web Development
9 7 (7.69%) MVC
10 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.59%) DNA
11 4 (4.40%) API Development
11 4 (4.40%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (4.40%) Kanban
11 4 (4.40%) Open Source
12 3 (3.30%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 16 (17.58%) Java
3 9 (9.89%) SQL
4 6 (6.59%) Python
4 6 (6.59%) Ruby
5 5 (5.49%) C#
6 4 (4.40%) C++
6 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.30%) ActionScript
7 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.30%) VB
7 3 (3.30%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.30%) VB6
8 2 (2.20%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.10%) ES6
9 1 (1.10%) Perl
9 1 (1.10%) Scala
9 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) GCED
2 1 (1.10%) GCFA
2 1 (1.10%) GIAC
2 1 (1.10%) ISEB
2 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.10%) ISO27002
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 12 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.40%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.30%) NFS
4 2 (2.20%) Docker
5 1 (1.10%) KVM
5 1 (1.10%) vSphere
5 1 (1.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (10.99%) Puppet
2 5 (5.49%) HAProxy
3 4 (4.40%) Ansible
4 2 (2.20%) Nagios
5 1 (1.10%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.10%) Packer
5 1 (1.10%) Riemann
5 1 (1.10%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (13.19%) VMware
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
3 7 (7.69%) Cisco
3 7 (7.69%) F5
4 6 (6.59%) HP
5 4 (4.40%) NetApp
5 4 (4.40%) Palo Alto
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle
7 2 (2.20%) Adobe
7 2 (2.20%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.20%) Perforce
7 2 (2.20%) Rally
8 1 (1.10%) EMC
8 1 (1.10%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.10%) WorldPay
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Posted: 4 days ago