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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 537 478 463
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -15
Contract jobs citing Online Games 53 90 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.58% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 39
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £489 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £395
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -13.92%
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
15514 15484 14208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.02% 32.15% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9731 9758 8574
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £234 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 614 617
Average hourly rate £18.24 £21.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -7.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 -39 35 £400 - 23
South East +2 11 £381 +12.13%
Yorkshire - 6 £400 - 1
North West -17 1 - -
Online Games
UK

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Games
2 58 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (29.41%) SQL
4 31 (26.05%) Scrum
5 27 (22.69%) Java
5 27 (22.69%) Linux
5 27 (22.69%) TDD
6 22 (18.49%) NoSQL
7 21 (17.65%) QA
8 20 (16.81%) Oracle
8 20 (16.81%) Big Data
8 20 (16.81%) Data Centre
9 19 (15.97%) MongoDB
10 18 (15.13%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (13.45%) E-Commerce
12 15 (12.61%) HTML
12 15 (12.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (12.61%) Degree
13 14 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (11.76%) CSS
13 14 (11.76%) Data Modelling
14 13 (10.92%) SLA
14 13 (10.92%) Finance
14 13 (10.92%) Bash Shell
14 13 (10.92%) DevOps
15 12 (10.08%) Mentoring
15 12 (10.08%) SDLC
15 12 (10.08%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (10.08%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (10.08%) ETL

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 9 (7.56%) Apache
2 8 (6.72%) nginx
3 7 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (5.04%) Confluence
5 4 (3.36%) Jetty
5 4 (3.36%) JBoss
6 2 (1.68%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.68%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.84%) SAS
7 1 (0.84%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Photoshop
1 5 (4.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.68%) Edge Animate
2 2 (1.68%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.13%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.52%) IaaS
4 2 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.68%) SaaS
4 2 (1.68%) PaaS
4 2 (1.68%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.24%) Firewall
2 10 (8.40%) Network Security
3 9 (7.56%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (6.72%) IPsec
4 8 (6.72%) MPLS
4 8 (6.72%) OSPF
4 8 (6.72%) BGP
4 8 (6.72%) TACACS
4 8 (6.72%) NetScreen
4 8 (6.72%) VPN
5 6 (5.04%) VoIP
6 5 (4.20%) WAN
6 5 (4.20%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.20%) Wireless
6 5 (4.20%) Internet
7 4 (3.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (3.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (3.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (3.36%) iSCSI
7 4 (3.36%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.49%) NoSQL
2 20 (16.81%) Big Data
3 19 (15.97%) MongoDB
4 12 (10.08%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (9.24%) Hadoop
5 11 (9.24%) CouchDB
6 9 (7.56%) MySQL
7 8 (6.72%) Amazon Redshift
7 8 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (5.88%) OLTP
9 6 (5.04%) Redis
10 4 (3.36%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.68%) BigQuery
11 2 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.68%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (8.40%) Selenium
2 9 (7.56%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.04%) Cucumber
3 6 (5.04%) WebDriver
3 6 (5.04%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.20%) JBehave
4 5 (4.20%) SoapUI
5 4 (3.36%) VisualVM
5 4 (3.36%) GitLab
5 4 (3.36%) FishEye
5 4 (3.36%) JIRA
5 4 (3.36%) Subversion
5 4 (3.36%) IntelliJ
6 3 (2.52%) JMeter
6 3 (2.52%) Maven
7 2 (1.68%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.68%) TestNG
7 2 (1.68%) WebLOAD
7 2 (1.68%) JUnit
7 2 (1.68%) Dreamweaver
General
1 119 (100.00%) Games
2 13 (10.92%) Finance
3 7 (5.88%) Marketing
4 5 (4.20%) Retail
5 3 (2.52%) Law
5 3 (2.52%) Legal
5 3 (2.52%) Advertising
5 3 (2.52%) Banking
5 3 (2.52%) Online Betting
6 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.84%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 36 (30.25%) Developer
2 16 (13.45%) Project Manager
3 12 (10.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (9.24%) Architect
5 10 (8.40%) Analyst
6 7 (5.88%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.04%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (5.04%) QA Engineer
7 6 (5.04%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.04%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.20%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Network Architect
9 4 (3.36%) Designer
9 4 (3.36%) Agile Project Manager
9 4 (3.36%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Lead Architect
9 4 (3.36%) Data Architect
10 3 (2.52%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.61%) HTML
2 14 (11.76%) CSS
3 12 (10.08%) Web Services
4 11 (9.24%) SOAP
4 11 (9.24%) REST
5 10 (8.40%) CSS3
5 10 (8.40%) HTML5
6 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (6.72%) .NET
7 7 (5.88%) XML
7 7 (5.88%) jQuery
7 7 (5.88%) Task Parallel Library
7 7 (5.88%) Reactive Extensions
8 6 (5.04%) Flash
9 5 (4.20%) Sass
10 4 (3.36%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (3.36%) Kafka
10 4 (3.36%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.36%) RESTful
11 3 (2.52%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.81%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.24%) Data Integration
3 10 (8.40%) Public Cloud
4 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.04%) Client/Server
6 5 (4.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (3.36%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.52%) W3C
8 3 (2.52%) Statistics
8 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.52%) User Experience
9 2 (1.68%) Social Gaming
9 2 (1.68%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.84%) Replication
10 1 (0.84%) Wiki
10 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.69%) Linux
2 15 (12.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (8.40%) UNIX
3 10 (8.40%) Windows
4 8 (6.72%) Ubuntu
5 6 (5.04%) CentOS
6 5 (4.20%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.52%) Android
7 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.05%) Scrum
3 27 (22.69%) TDD
4 16 (13.45%) E-Commerce
5 14 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 13 (10.92%) DevOps
7 12 (10.08%) Mentoring
7 12 (10.08%) SDLC
7 12 (10.08%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (10.08%) ETL
8 11 (9.24%) Test Automation
8 11 (9.24%) Kanban
9 10 (8.40%) BDD
9 10 (8.40%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (8.40%) Project Management
10 9 (7.56%) ITIL
10 9 (7.56%) MVC
11 8 (6.72%) Load Balancing
12 7 (5.88%) Service Management
12 7 (5.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.41%) SQL
2 27 (22.69%) Java
3 13 (10.92%) Bash Shell
4 12 (10.08%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.08%) PL/SQL
5 11 (9.24%) Ruby
6 9 (7.56%) C#
7 8 (6.72%) Perl
8 6 (5.04%) Python
9 3 (2.52%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.68%) PHP
11 1 (0.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (12.61%) Degree
2 9 (7.56%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.04%) CCIE
4 2 (1.68%) GCIA
4 2 (1.68%) GCIH
4 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.68%) PMP
4 2 (1.68%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.68%) GIAC
4 2 (1.68%) CCNP
5 1 (0.84%) CCNA
5 1 (0.84%) ISEB
5 1 (0.84%) CISSP
5 1 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.84%) CISMP
5 1 (0.84%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.65%) QA
2 13 (10.92%) SLA
3 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) Docker
1 4 (3.36%) NFS
2 3 (2.52%) Xen
2 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) Snort
3 1 (0.84%) vSphere
3 1 (0.84%) vCloud
3 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (7.56%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (6.72%) HAProxy
2 8 (6.72%) Nagios
3 7 (5.88%) Puppet
4 4 (3.36%) Graphite
4 4 (3.36%) Salt
5 2 (1.68%) RANCID
6 1 (0.84%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.84%) SCOM
6 1 (0.84%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 20 (16.81%) Oracle
2 11 (9.24%) Cisco
3 9 (7.56%) Red Hat
4 8 (6.72%) Juniper
5 7 (5.88%) F5
6 6 (5.04%) Citrix
7 5 (4.20%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.36%) Splunk
8 4 (3.36%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.36%) Perforce
9 3 (2.52%) VMware
9 3 (2.52%) NetApp
10 2 (1.68%) Lancope
10 2 (1.68%) Tableau
10 2 (1.68%) Infoblox
10 2 (1.68%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.68%) Brocade
10 2 (1.68%) Google
10 2 (1.68%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.84%) Dell
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago