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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 484 441 511
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +70
Contract jobs citing Online Games 99 116 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.89% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 61 39
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£451 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £260 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £448 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.07% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.32
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
13318 13007 13591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.13% 26.73% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8065 8115 8051
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 564 721
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.34 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
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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 +21 97 £451 +20.26% 35
Yorkshire +5 2 - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 3
South East - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 2
Online Games
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Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 190 (100.00%) Games
2 59 (31.05%) Scrum
3 49 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (23.68%) Linux
5 40 (21.05%) Oracle
5 40 (21.05%) TDD
6 39 (20.53%) SQL
7 35 (18.42%) E-Commerce
7 35 (18.42%) QA
8 33 (17.37%) Marketing
9 31 (16.32%) Finance
9 31 (16.32%) Java
10 28 (14.74%) ETL
10 28 (14.74%) Project Management
10 28 (14.74%) DevOps
11 27 (14.21%) Microsoft
11 27 (14.21%) JavaScript
12 26 (13.68%) HTML
12 26 (13.68%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
14 24 (12.63%) Data Modelling
14 24 (12.63%) CSS
15 22 (11.58%) Data Integration
16 21 (11.05%) Analytics
16 21 (11.05%) ITIL
16 21 (11.05%) Ruby
17 20 (10.53%) PHP
18 19 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (10.00%) Web Services
18 19 (10.00%) CRM

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 14 (7.37%) Apache
2 12 (6.32%) nginx
3 11 (5.79%) IBM Notes
4 9 (4.74%) MS Exchange
5 8 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.68%) CMS
7 6 (3.16%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (2.11%) Mule
10 3 (1.58%) Node.js
10 3 (1.58%) Drupal
11 2 (1.05%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.53%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.53%) Confluence
12 1 (0.53%) Jetty
12 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.53%) SAS
12 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.11%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.58%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (1.58%) SPSS
4 2 (1.05%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.53%) MS Project
5 1 (0.53%) Maya
Business Applications
1 11 (5.79%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.11%) Office 365
2 4 (2.11%) GitHub
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.32%) LDAP
2 11 (5.79%) DNS
3 9 (4.74%) Internet
3 9 (4.74%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.16%) SAN
4 6 (3.16%) iSCSI
5 5 (2.63%) HTTP
6 4 (2.11%) Firewall
6 4 (2.11%) NetScreen
6 4 (2.11%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (2.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (2.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (1.58%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (1.58%) NAS
8 2 (1.05%) Wireless
8 2 (1.05%) VPN
8 2 (1.05%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.53%) Network Security
9 1 (0.53%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (7.89%) QlikView
3 13 (6.84%) MySQL
4 9 (4.74%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (4.21%) OLTP
5 8 (4.21%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.21%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.16%) OLAP
7 4 (2.11%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.11%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.11%) Spotfire
7 4 (2.11%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.11%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.58%) Redis
8 3 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.05%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 14 (7.37%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.79%) Subversion
3 7 (3.68%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.63%) JMeter
5 4 (2.11%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.58%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.58%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (1.58%) Axure RP
6 3 (1.58%) ProtoShare
6 3 (1.58%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (1.58%) Selenium
6 3 (1.58%) JIRA
7 2 (1.05%) Maven
7 2 (1.05%) JUnit
7 2 (1.05%) JSUnit
7 2 (1.05%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.53%) VisualVM
8 1 (0.53%) FishEye
8 1 (0.53%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.53%) JBehave
General
1 190 (100.00%) Games
2 33 (17.37%) Marketing
3 31 (16.32%) Finance
4 12 (6.32%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.79%) Danish Language
6 3 (1.58%) iGaming
6 3 (1.58%) Billing
7 2 (1.05%) Retail
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (37.89%) Developer
2 20 (10.53%) Analyst
3 16 (8.42%) Project Manager
4 14 (7.37%) Business Analyst
5 13 (6.84%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (5.79%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 10 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.26%) Designer
8 9 (4.74%) Front-End Developer
8 9 (4.74%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (4.74%) Java Developer
9 7 (3.68%) iOS Developer
9 7 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.63%) Network Engineer
11 5 (2.63%) Consultant
11 5 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (2.63%) Integration Project Manager
11 5 (2.63%) Integration Manager
12 4 (2.11%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.68%) HTML
2 24 (12.63%) CSS
3 19 (10.00%) Web Services
4 18 (9.47%) RESTful
5 16 (8.42%) HTML5
6 15 (7.89%) CSS3
6 15 (7.89%) jQuery
7 11 (5.79%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (4.74%) XML
8 9 (4.74%) JSON
9 7 (3.68%) AngularJS
10 6 (3.16%) Ajax
11 5 (2.63%) REST
12 4 (2.11%) Hibernate
12 4 (2.11%) Spring
12 4 (2.11%) DHTML
12 4 (2.11%) JSP
12 4 (2.11%) Struts
12 4 (2.11%) Flash
12 4 (2.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.58%) Data Integration
2 14 (7.37%) New Media
3 13 (6.84%) Blog
4 12 (6.32%) Social Media
5 8 (4.21%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.68%) iPad
6 7 (3.68%) iPhone
6 7 (3.68%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.68%) W3C
7 6 (3.16%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.63%) Social Gaming
8 5 (2.63%) Wiki
9 4 (2.11%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.11%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.58%) Open Source
10 3 (1.58%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.58%) Social Network
10 3 (1.58%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.05%) Clustering
11 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.68%) Linux
2 17 (8.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (7.89%) UNIX
4 14 (7.37%) Windows
5 10 (5.26%) CentOS
6 7 (3.68%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.68%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.58%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.05%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (31.05%) Scrum
2 49 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (21.05%) TDD
4 35 (18.42%) E-Commerce
5 28 (14.74%) ETL
5 28 (14.74%) Project Management
5 28 (14.74%) DevOps
6 26 (13.68%) Continuous Improvement
7 24 (12.63%) Data Modelling
8 21 (11.05%) Analytics
8 21 (11.05%) ITIL
9 19 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (10.00%) CRM
10 14 (7.37%) OO
10 14 (7.37%) Workflow
10 14 (7.37%) Dimensional Modelling
10 14 (7.37%) Kanban
11 13 (6.84%) Data Virtualisation
11 13 (6.84%) BDD
12 12 (6.32%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.53%) SQL
2 31 (16.32%) Java
3 27 (14.21%) JavaScript
4 21 (11.05%) Ruby
5 20 (10.53%) PHP
6 18 (9.47%) Python
6 18 (9.47%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.74%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.68%) Perl
9 6 (3.16%) C#
9 6 (3.16%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.63%) C++
11 4 (2.11%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.05%) XPath
13 1 (0.53%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 1 (0.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 17 (8.95%) Degree
2 4 (2.11%) CCNP
2 4 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.58%) ISEB
3 3 (1.58%) MCSE
4 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.05%) CISSP
4 2 (1.05%) CISA
4 2 (1.05%) ISACA
5 1 (0.53%) VCP5
5 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (18.42%) QA
2 5 (2.63%) SLA
3 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (6.32%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.74%) Xen
3 6 (3.16%) NFS
3 6 (3.16%) vCloud
3 6 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.16%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.11%) Varnish
5 3 (1.58%) vSphere
5 3 (1.58%) XenServer
6 2 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (6.32%) Puppet
2 11 (5.79%) BMC PATROL
3 10 (5.26%) Nagios
4 8 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (4.21%) Opsview
4 8 (4.21%) HAProxy
4 8 (4.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 8 (4.21%) Cobbler
5 5 (2.63%) SCOM
6 3 (1.58%) SCCM
7 2 (1.05%) Ansible
8 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.53%) RANCID
8 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 40 (21.05%) Oracle
2 27 (14.21%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.42%) Netezza
4 13 (6.84%) Ab Initio
5 11 (5.79%) Lotus
6 9 (4.74%) VMware
7 8 (4.21%) Teradata
7 8 (4.21%) Citrix
7 8 (4.21%) Splunk
8 7 (3.68%) Infoblox
8 7 (3.68%) ServiceNow
8 7 (3.68%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.68%) Veritas
9 6 (3.16%) Dell
10 5 (2.63%) F5
10 5 (2.63%) Cisco
11 4 (2.11%) Juniper
11 4 (2.11%) Tableau
12 3 (1.58%) Xamarin
12 3 (1.58%) NetApp
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