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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 567 471 461
Rank change year-on-year
-96 -10
Contract jobs citing Online Games 28 99 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.62% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 51
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£400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £284 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £506 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Online Games
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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
16511 16046 15561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.05% 32.51% 33.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10581 9839 9417
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 624 668
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 -77 18 £413 -8.33% 21
South East -3 8 £320 -8.57% 1
North West -26 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 £420 - 1
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Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 96 (100.00%) Games
2 49 (51.04%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (32.29%) Scrum
4 30 (31.25%) SQL
5 28 (29.17%) TDD
6 24 (25.00%) NoSQL
7 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (19.79%) Java
8 18 (18.75%) Linux
9 17 (17.71%) HTML
9 17 (17.71%) MongoDB
9 17 (17.71%) Big Data
10 15 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (15.63%) QA
10 15 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (14.58%) C#
11 14 (14.58%) JavaScript
11 14 (14.58%) CSS
12 13 (13.54%) DevOps
12 13 (13.54%) Data Centre
13 12 (12.50%) .NET
13 12 (12.50%) MVC
13 12 (12.50%) Bash Shell
13 12 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (11.46%) HTML5
14 11 (11.46%) Oracle
14 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (11.46%) Reactive Extensions
14 11 (11.46%) Task Parallel Library
15 10 (10.42%) CSS3

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (9.38%) Apache
2 8 (8.33%) nginx
3 5 (5.21%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.08%) Confluence
4 2 (2.08%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.08%) JBoss
4 2 (2.08%) Jetty
5 1 (1.04%) SAS
5 1 (1.04%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.08%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.08%) Edge Animate
4 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.08%) IaaS
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.04%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.04%) SaaS
4 1 (1.04%) PaaS
4 1 (1.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) Firewall
2 4 (4.17%) Internet
3 3 (3.13%) WAN
3 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.13%) NetScreen
3 3 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.08%) VoIP
4 2 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.08%) Network Security
4 2 (2.08%) MPLS
4 2 (2.08%) OSPF
4 2 (2.08%) BGP
4 2 (2.08%) TACACS
5 1 (1.04%) VPN
5 1 (1.04%) DNS
5 1 (1.04%) SAN
5 1 (1.04%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.04%) Wireless
5 1 (1.04%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 17 (17.71%) Big Data
2 17 (17.71%) MongoDB
3 9 (9.38%) CouchDB
3 9 (9.38%) MySQL
3 9 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (7.29%) Hadoop
6 6 (6.25%) Redis
7 5 (5.21%) OLTP
7 5 (5.21%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.08%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Selenium
2 7 (7.29%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.25%) JBehave
3 6 (6.25%) WebDriver
4 5 (5.21%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.13%) Maven
6 2 (2.08%) WebLOAD
6 2 (2.08%) JUnit
6 2 (2.08%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.08%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (2.08%) JMeter
6 2 (2.08%) Subversion
6 2 (2.08%) TestNG
6 2 (2.08%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.08%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.08%) FishEye
6 2 (2.08%) VisualVM
6 2 (2.08%) GitLab
7 1 (1.04%) Grunt
General
1 96 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (8.33%) Finance
3 7 (7.29%) Retail
4 3 (3.13%) Marketing
4 3 (3.13%) Law
4 3 (3.13%) Legal
4 3 (3.13%) Advertising
5 2 (2.08%) Banking
5 2 (2.08%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.04%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 38 (39.58%) Developer
2 12 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (11.46%) Project Manager
4 9 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 8 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (6.25%) Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.17%) QA Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Network Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Relationships Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 3 (3.13%) AWS Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Vendor Manager
11 2 (2.08%) Lead Network Engineer
11 2 (2.08%) Junior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.71%) HTML
2 14 (14.58%) CSS
3 12 (12.50%) .NET
4 11 (11.46%) HTML5
4 11 (11.46%) Reactive Extensions
4 11 (11.46%) Task Parallel Library
4 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (10.42%) CSS3
6 9 (9.38%) Web Services
7 8 (8.33%) XML
8 7 (7.29%) Flash
8 7 (7.29%) jQuery
8 7 (7.29%) SOAP
8 7 (7.29%) REST
9 4 (4.17%) Kafka
9 4 (4.17%) Sass
9 4 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (3.13%) DHTML
10 3 (3.13%) XML-RPC
10 3 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.38%) Public Cloud
3 8 (8.33%) Data Integration
4 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.21%) Client/Server
6 4 (4.17%) Statistics
6 4 (4.17%) Private Cloud
6 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.13%) User Experience
7 3 (3.13%) W3C
8 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.08%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.08%) Social Gaming
9 1 (1.04%) Animation
9 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.75%) Linux
2 12 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 5 (5.21%) Windows
5 4 (4.17%) UNIX
5 4 (4.17%) CentOS
6 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.13%) Android
7 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (51.04%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (32.29%) Scrum
3 28 (29.17%) TDD
4 15 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (13.54%) DevOps
6 12 (12.50%) MVC
7 10 (10.42%) Test Automation
8 9 (9.38%) Kanban
8 9 (9.38%) BDD
9 8 (8.33%) ETL
9 8 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 8 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 8 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (7.29%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.29%) SDLC
11 6 (6.25%) Project Management
11 6 (6.25%) Open Source
11 6 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.21%) Migration
12 5 (5.21%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.25%) SQL
2 19 (19.79%) Java
3 14 (14.58%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.58%) C#
4 12 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 8 (8.33%) Perl
5 8 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.29%) Ruby
7 4 (4.17%) ActionScript
8 3 (3.13%) Python
9 2 (2.08%) PHP
10 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.04%) VBScript
10 1 (1.04%) VB
10 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.04%) VB6
10 1 (1.04%) C++
10 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.13%) CCIE
4 1 (1.04%) CCNA
4 1 (1.04%) ISEB
4 1 (1.04%) CISSP
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.04%) CISMP
4 1 (1.04%) MCITP
4 1 (1.04%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.63%) QA
2 6 (6.25%) SLA
3 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Docker
2 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.04%) vSphere
3 1 (1.04%) NFS
3 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) Nagios
1 8 (8.33%) HAProxy
2 6 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.17%) Puppet
3 4 (4.17%) Salt
3 4 (4.17%) Graphite
4 2 (2.08%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.04%) SCCM
5 1 (1.04%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (11.46%) Oracle
2 8 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.21%) Cisco
5 4 (4.17%) F5
5 4 (4.17%) Splunk
6 3 (3.13%) Juniper
7 2 (2.08%) NetApp
7 2 (2.08%) Symantec
7 2 (2.08%) Perforce
7 2 (2.08%) VMware
7 2 (2.08%) Brocade
7 2 (2.08%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.08%) Tableau
7 2 (2.08%) Citrix
8 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.04%) Zend
8 1 (1.04%) Google
8 1 (1.04%) McAfee
8 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
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