The first 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 461 452 487
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +35
Contract jobs citing Online Games 98 90 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 0.72% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 50 41
Average daily rate
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£400 £376 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12303 12447 13118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.80% 27.35% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7582 7696 7765
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £244 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 544 653
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £24.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -8.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
Online Games
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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 10 July 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 10 July 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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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 +29 92 £438 +16.27% 39
North West -1 1 £350 -6.66% 1
South East -17 1 £350 +122.22% 1
East of England -24 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
North East - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - - 1
Online Games
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Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

1 175 (100.00%) Games
2 48 (27.43%) Scrum
3 42 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (22.86%) Linux
5 37 (21.14%) SQL
6 36 (20.57%) Finance
7 35 (20.00%) TDD
8 34 (19.43%) Marketing
8 34 (19.43%) Oracle
9 32 (18.29%) E-Commerce
9 32 (18.29%) QA
10 31 (17.71%) Java
11 30 (17.14%) JavaScript
12 28 (16.00%) HTML
13 26 (14.86%) Microsoft
13 26 (14.86%) DevOps
14 23 (13.14%) CSS
15 22 (12.57%) Project Management
16 21 (12.00%) CRM
16 21 (12.00%) ETL
16 21 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (12.00%) HTML5
17 20 (11.43%) Analytics
18 19 (10.86%) Data Warehouse
18 19 (10.86%) Ruby
19 18 (10.29%) Data Modelling
20 17 (9.71%) Web Services
20 17 (9.71%) PHP
20 17 (9.71%) RESTful
21 16 (9.14%) Amazon AWS

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (8.00%) Apache
2 11 (6.29%) IBM Notes
2 11 (6.29%) nginx
3 8 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (4.57%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.00%) CMS
5 6 (3.43%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (2.29%) Mule
7 4 (2.29%) Drupal
8 3 (1.71%) Node.js
9 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.57%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.57%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.57%) SAS
10 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.71%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (1.71%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.14%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.14%) SPSS
3 2 (1.14%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.57%) Maya
4 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.29%) WebTrends
2 3 (1.71%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.57%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.29%) GitHub
3 2 (1.14%) Office 365
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.71%) LDAP
1 10 (5.71%) DNS
2 5 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.29%) Internet
4 3 (1.71%) HTTP
4 3 (1.71%) Intranet
5 2 (1.14%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (1.14%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (1.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (1.14%) NetScreen
5 2 (1.14%) Firewall
5 2 (1.14%) Wireless
5 2 (1.14%) VPN
5 2 (1.14%) SSL
5 2 (1.14%) SAN
6 1 (0.57%) LAN
6 1 (0.57%) VoIP
6 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.86%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (8.57%) QlikView
3 13 (7.43%) MySQL
4 8 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.57%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.43%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.86%) Data Mining
7 5 (2.86%) OLAP
8 4 (2.29%) OLTP
8 4 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.29%) Spotfire
8 4 (2.29%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.29%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.29%) Big Data
9 3 (1.71%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.71%) ProClarity
9 3 (1.71%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.29%) Subversion
3 7 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.86%) JMeter
4 5 (2.86%) Maven
4 5 (2.86%) Axure RP
4 5 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.29%) JIRA
5 4 (2.29%) Selenium
6 3 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (1.71%) Ant
6 3 (1.71%) JUnit
6 3 (1.71%) Hudson
6 3 (1.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (1.71%) ProtoShare
6 3 (1.71%) Gradle
7 2 (1.14%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.14%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.57%) JBehave
General
1 175 (100.00%) Games
2 36 (20.57%) Finance
3 34 (19.43%) Marketing
4 11 (6.29%) Danish Language
5 10 (5.71%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.71%) iGaming
6 3 (1.71%) Billing
7 2 (1.14%) Retail
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (38.29%) Developer
2 18 (10.29%) Analyst
3 14 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 12 (6.86%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (6.29%) Designer
5 11 (6.29%) Business Analyst
6 9 (5.14%) Senior Developer
6 9 (5.14%) Java Developer
6 9 (5.14%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (4.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 7 (4.00%) iOS Developer
8 7 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (2.86%) User Experience Designer
9 5 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (2.29%) Drupal Developer
10 4 (2.29%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (2.29%) Games Developer
10 4 (2.29%) Junior
10 4 (2.29%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.00%) HTML
2 23 (13.14%) CSS
3 21 (12.00%) HTML5
4 17 (9.71%) RESTful
4 17 (9.71%) Web Services
5 16 (9.14%) CSS3
6 14 (8.00%) jQuery
7 8 (4.57%) Ajax
7 8 (4.57%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (3.43%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.86%) JSON
9 5 (2.86%) Spring
9 5 (2.86%) XML
9 5 (2.86%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.29%) JSP
10 4 (2.29%) Memcached
10 4 (2.29%) Apache Camel
10 4 (2.29%) Gherkin
11 3 (1.71%) REST
11 3 (1.71%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.14%) Data Integration
2 14 (8.00%) New Media
3 13 (7.43%) Blog
4 12 (6.86%) Social Media
5 7 (4.00%) iPad
5 7 (4.00%) iPhone
5 7 (4.00%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.43%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.43%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.43%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.86%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.29%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.71%) Open Source
9 3 (1.71%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.71%) Social Gaming
9 3 (1.71%) Social Network
9 3 (1.71%) W3C
9 3 (1.71%) Wiki
9 3 (1.71%) Mobile Games
10 2 (1.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.86%) Linux
2 15 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (6.86%) Windows
4 10 (5.71%) UNIX
5 8 (4.57%) CentOS
5 8 (4.57%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.71%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.71%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (27.43%) Scrum
2 42 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (20.00%) TDD
4 32 (18.29%) E-Commerce
5 26 (14.86%) DevOps
6 22 (12.57%) Project Management
7 21 (12.00%) ETL
7 21 (12.00%) CRM
7 21 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (11.43%) Analytics
9 18 (10.29%) Data Modelling
10 14 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (8.00%) ITIL
11 13 (7.43%) OO
11 13 (7.43%) Workflow
11 13 (7.43%) BDD
12 12 (6.86%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (6.29%) Dimensional Modelling
13 11 (6.29%) Online Marketing
13 11 (6.29%) Data Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 37 (21.14%) SQL
2 31 (17.71%) Java
3 30 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 19 (10.86%) Ruby
5 17 (9.71%) PHP
6 15 (8.57%) PL/SQL
7 14 (8.00%) Python
8 6 (3.43%) C#
9 5 (2.86%) C++
9 5 (2.86%) Perl
9 5 (2.86%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.29%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.29%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.14%) XPath
12 1 (0.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.57%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 13 (7.43%) Degree
2 3 (1.71%) ISEB
3 2 (1.14%) CISSP
3 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.14%) CCNP
3 2 (1.14%) CISA
3 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.14%) ISACA
3 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.57%) VCP5
4 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.57%) MCSE
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (18.29%) QA
2 4 (2.29%) SLA
3 3 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.57%) BS25999
4 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (5.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.43%) Xen
2 6 (3.43%) vCloud
3 4 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.71%) Varnish
5 2 (1.14%) NFS
6 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.57%) XenServer
6 1 (0.57%) vSphere
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 13 (7.43%) Puppet
2 11 (6.29%) BMC PATROL
3 8 (4.57%) Nagios
3 8 (4.57%) HAProxy
4 6 (3.43%) Opsview
4 6 (3.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 6 (3.43%) Cobbler
4 6 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.71%) SCOM
6 2 (1.14%) Ansible
7 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.57%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (19.43%) Oracle
2 26 (14.86%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.29%) Lotus
4 10 (5.71%) Netezza
5 8 (4.57%) Ab Initio
6 7 (4.00%) VMware
6 7 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.00%) Veritas
6 7 (4.00%) Infoblox
7 6 (3.43%) Splunk
7 6 (3.43%) Dell
8 4 (2.29%) Teradata
8 4 (2.29%) Tableau
8 4 (2.29%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.71%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.71%) Cisco
9 3 (1.71%) Google
9 3 (1.71%) Citrix
9 3 (1.71%) Adobe
10 2 (1.14%) Sun
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