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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 530 499 505
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +6
Contract jobs citing Online Games 50 81 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.56% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 32
Average daily rate £370 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £510 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £441 £313
% change year-on-year
-16.09% +41.12%
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
15359 14550 14638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.55% 31.57% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10021 9162 9003
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 621 613
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £11.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -34 46 £388 -6.06% 55
West Midlands - 3 £370 - 2
North West -17 1 £225 +80.00%
Online Games
UK

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Games
2 53 (43.80%) JavaScript
3 41 (33.88%) CSS
4 39 (32.23%) HTML
4 39 (32.23%) Java
5 36 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (18.18%) TDD
7 21 (17.36%) Spring
8 20 (16.53%) XML
8 20 (16.53%) Finance
9 19 (15.70%) Relational Database
10 18 (14.88%) Node.js
10 18 (14.88%) Scrum
11 17 (14.05%) SQL
12 16 (13.22%) Hibernate
13 15 (12.40%) JSP
13 15 (12.40%) Linux
14 14 (11.57%) Content Management
14 14 (11.57%) HTML5
14 14 (11.57%) Windows
14 14 (11.57%) E-Commerce
14 14 (11.57%) J2EE
14 14 (11.57%) CMS
14 14 (11.57%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (10.74%) CSS3
15 13 (10.74%) Servlets
15 13 (10.74%) EJB
15 13 (10.74%) JavaBeans
15 13 (10.74%) Website Architecture
15 13 (10.74%) Taglibs

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (14.88%) Node.js
2 14 (11.57%) CMS
3 6 (4.96%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.48%) Confluence
4 3 (2.48%) JBoss
4 3 (2.48%) Jetty
4 3 (2.48%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Photoshop
2 7 (5.79%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.65%) MS Office
5 1 (0.83%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.83%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (5.79%) IaaS
2 3 (2.48%) GitHub
2 3 (2.48%) PaaS
2 3 (2.48%) SaaS
3 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) Internet
2 3 (2.48%) Firewall
2 3 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (2.48%) Network Security
2 3 (2.48%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.65%) DNS
3 2 (1.65%) LDAP
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.83%) SAN
4 1 (0.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.70%) Relational Database
2 10 (8.26%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.79%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.96%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.31%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.65%) Big Data
7 2 (1.65%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.65%) MySQL
7 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.83%) OLAP
8 1 (0.83%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (3.31%) Grunt
2 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.48%) FishEye
3 3 (2.48%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.48%) GitLab
3 3 (2.48%) IntelliJ
3 3 (2.48%) JIRA
3 3 (2.48%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.48%) VisualVM
4 1 (0.83%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.83%) Flyway
4 1 (0.83%) JUnit
4 1 (0.83%) Liquibase
4 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.83%) NUnit
4 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
General
1 121 (100.00%) Games
2 20 (16.53%) Finance
3 9 (7.44%) Marketing
4 5 (4.13%) Publishing
5 3 (2.48%) Advertising
5 3 (2.48%) Banking
5 3 (2.48%) Online Betting
6 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (38.02%) Developer
2 17 (14.05%) Architect
3 15 (12.40%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (10.74%) Analyst
4 13 (10.74%) Java Architect
5 10 (8.26%) Designer
5 10 (8.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (8.26%) Games Developer
6 9 (7.44%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.61%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.96%) UI Designer
8 6 (4.96%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Flash ActionScript Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Flash Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Flash Games Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Java Games Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Android Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Consultant
10 4 (3.31%) HTML Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (33.88%) CSS
2 39 (32.23%) HTML
3 21 (17.36%) Spring
4 20 (16.53%) XML
5 16 (13.22%) Hibernate
6 15 (12.40%) JSP
7 14 (11.57%) HTML5
7 14 (11.57%) J2EE
8 13 (10.74%) CSS3
8 13 (10.74%) EJB
8 13 (10.74%) JavaBeans
8 13 (10.74%) Servlets
8 13 (10.74%) Taglibs
9 11 (9.09%) .NET
10 7 (5.79%) AngularJS
10 7 (5.79%) RESTful
10 7 (5.79%) Web Services
11 6 (4.96%) Flash
11 6 (4.96%) jQuery
11 6 (4.96%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) User Experience
2 9 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.44%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.61%) Private Cloud
4 7 (5.79%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.96%) Animation
6 5 (4.13%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.48%) NHS
7 3 (2.48%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.48%) Social Media
8 2 (1.65%) Blog
8 2 (1.65%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.65%) Tandem
8 2 (1.65%) W3C
9 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.83%) PKI
9 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.40%) Linux
2 14 (11.57%) Windows
3 6 (4.96%) Unix
4 4 (3.31%) Android
4 4 (3.31%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.18%) TDD
3 18 (14.88%) Scrum
4 14 (11.57%) Content Management
4 14 (11.57%) E-Commerce
4 14 (11.57%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (10.74%) Website Architecture
6 12 (9.92%) OO
6 12 (9.92%) Project Management
7 11 (9.09%) MVC
8 10 (8.26%) DevOps
9 9 (7.44%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (6.61%) BDD
10 8 (6.61%) Front End Development
11 7 (5.79%) Product Management
11 7 (5.79%) Software Engineering
12 6 (4.96%) Business Analysis
12 6 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.96%) Kanban
12 6 (4.96%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.80%) JavaScript
2 39 (32.23%) Java
3 17 (14.05%) SQL
4 9 (7.44%) C#
5 6 (4.96%) ActionScript
5 6 (4.96%) Ruby
5 6 (4.96%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.96%) VB
5 6 (4.96%) VB.NET
5 6 (4.96%) VB6
6 5 (4.13%) ActionScript 3.0
6 5 (4.13%) Objective-C
7 4 (3.31%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.31%) Python
8 3 (2.48%) C++
9 2 (1.65%) BeanShell
9 2 (1.65%) PHP
9 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.65%) Scala
10 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.96%) Degree
2 3 (2.48%) CISSP
2 3 (2.48%) GCED
2 3 (2.48%) GCIA
2 3 (2.48%) GCIH
2 3 (2.48%) GIAC
2 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.48%) ISO27002
2 1 (0.83%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.13%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.48%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.65%) Docker
3 2 (1.65%) IAG
4 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.83%) KVM
4 1 (0.83%) NFS
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.13%) Puppet
3 2 (1.65%) Ansible
4 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.83%) Nagios
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.83%) SCCM
4 1 (0.83%) SCOM
4 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (9.92%) Microsoft
1 12 (9.92%) Oracle
2 7 (5.79%) VMware
3 4 (3.31%) HP
4 3 (2.48%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.48%) Cisco
4 3 (2.48%) F5
4 3 (2.48%) Perforce
4 3 (2.48%) Rally
5 2 (1.65%) Adobe
5 2 (1.65%) NetApp
5 2 (1.65%) Palo Alto
5 2 (1.65%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.83%) Facebook
6 1 (0.83%) Google
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.83%) Zend
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 15 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago