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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 599 607 517
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -90
Contract jobs citing Online Games 27 44 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.083% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.25% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 39 23
Median daily rate £438 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £279 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £526 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £460 £295
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +55.93%
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
16443 17609 17174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.44% 33.41% 32.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10715 11190 10507
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 583 745 747
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.91 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £43.92 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -16 14 £518 +38.00% 42
South East +26 8 £335 - 5
Yorkshire +11 3 £475 -5.00% 12
West Midlands -21 2 £475 +13.09% 2
Online Games
UK

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 55 (100.00%) Games
2 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.00%) Linux
4 10 (18.18%) SQL
5 9 (16.36%) C#
5 9 (16.36%) .NET
5 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
5 9 (16.36%) DevOps
6 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (14.55%) Scrum
6 8 (14.55%) Retail
7 7 (12.73%) CSS
7 7 (12.73%) HTML
7 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (10.91%) HTML5
8 6 (10.91%) Node.js
8 6 (10.91%) CSS3
8 6 (10.91%) Backbone.js
8 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
8 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
8 6 (10.91%) Finance
8 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.91%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (9.09%) Web Development
9 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
9 5 (9.09%) MySQL
9 5 (9.09%) Apache
9 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce

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 5 (9.09%) Apache
1 5 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 4 (7.27%) nginx
3 1 (1.82%) JBoss
3 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Intranet
1 1 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) MySQL
2 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.64%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) JUnit
3 1 (1.82%) Appium
3 1 (1.82%) Calabash
3 1 (1.82%) Capybara
3 1 (1.82%) Geb
3 1 (1.82%) Grunt
3 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) NUnit
3 1 (1.82%) RSpec
3 1 (1.82%) Selenium
3 1 (1.82%) Spock
3 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 55 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (14.55%) Retail
3 6 (10.91%) Finance
4 3 (5.45%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.82%) Back Office
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (12.73%) .NET Developer
2 7 (12.73%) Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.09%) Architect
4 5 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) DevOps Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Systems Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Games Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) .NET
2 7 (12.73%) CSS
2 7 (12.73%) HTML
3 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
3 6 (10.91%) Backbone.js
3 6 (10.91%) CSS3
3 6 (10.91%) HTML5
3 6 (10.91%) Node.js
4 5 (9.09%) Sass
5 4 (7.27%) Ember.js
5 4 (7.27%) Express
6 3 (5.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (3.64%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.64%) iOS SDK
7 2 (3.64%) React
7 2 (3.64%) Spring
8 1 (1.82%) Grails
8 1 (1.82%) jQuery
8 1 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.82%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.45%) iPhone
3 2 (3.64%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Online Gambling
4 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
4 3 (5.45%) Android
5 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.36%) DevOps
3 8 (14.55%) Scrum
4 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.09%) iOS Development
5 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.09%) Web Development
6 4 (7.27%) Project Management
6 4 (7.27%) TDD
6 4 (7.27%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (5.45%) Android Development
7 3 (5.45%) BDD
7 3 (5.45%) CRM
7 3 (5.45%) Front End Development
8 2 (3.64%) ETL
8 2 (3.64%) OO
8 2 (3.64%) OOP
8 2 (3.64%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (3.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) SQL
2 9 (16.36%) C#
3 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.27%) Ruby
5 3 (5.45%) C++
5 3 (5.45%) Python
5 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.64%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.64%) Java
6 2 (3.64%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.82%) C
7 1 (1.82%) Groovy
7 1 (1.82%) Perl
7 1 (1.82%) VB
7 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) ISEB
1 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) KVM
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) Squid
2 1 (1.82%) vCloud
2 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Puppet
2 4 (7.27%) HAProxy
3 3 (5.45%) Ansible
4 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.82%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.64%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) F5
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) NetApp
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Generous Daily Rate - Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago