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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 497 454 508
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +54
Contract jobs citing Online Games 91 104 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.69% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 52 45
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£425 £376 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.95% -5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £262 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.41
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
16162 14993 16176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.97% 31.55% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9953 9408 9544
Average daily rate £413 £418 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 679 606 799
Average hourly rate £18.54 £18.95 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% -24.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +4 87 £431 +10.57% 20
Yorkshire +5 3 - -
South East -21 1 £300 +44.57% 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Online Games
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Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 189 (100.00%) Games
2 94 (49.74%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (31.22%) Scrum
4 44 (23.28%) Linux
5 40 (21.16%) TDD
6 37 (19.58%) SQL
7 36 (19.05%) Oracle
8 33 (17.46%) E-Commerce
8 33 (17.46%) QA
9 31 (16.40%) Java
9 31 (16.40%) JavaScript
10 30 (15.87%) Project Management
10 30 (15.87%) Marketing
10 30 (15.87%) Finance
11 29 (15.34%) HTML
12 28 (14.81%) CSS
12 28 (14.81%) Microsoft
13 26 (13.76%) DevOps
14 25 (13.23%) ETL
15 23 (12.17%) ITIL
15 23 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (11.64%) RESTful
16 22 (11.64%) Continuous Improvement
16 22 (11.64%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (11.11%) PHP
17 21 (11.11%) Analytics
18 20 (10.58%) Data Modelling
18 20 (10.58%) Ruby
19 19 (10.05%) HTML5
19 19 (10.05%) Data Integration

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 12 (6.35%) Apache
2 11 (5.82%) IBM Notes
2 11 (5.82%) nginx
3 9 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.70%) CMS
6 6 (3.17%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.65%) Drupal
7 5 (2.65%) Mule
7 5 (2.65%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (1.59%) Node.js
9 2 (1.06%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.53%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.53%) Jetty
10 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.53%) SAS
10 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.65%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.59%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (1.59%) SPSS
4 2 (1.06%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) Maya
5 1 (0.53%) MS Project
5 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (5.82%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.12%) Office 365
3 3 (1.59%) GitHub
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.35%) LDAP
2 11 (5.82%) DNS
3 10 (5.29%) Internet
4 9 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.70%) SAN
5 7 (3.70%) iSCSI
6 5 (2.65%) HTTP
7 4 (2.12%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.12%) NAS
7 4 (2.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (2.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (2.12%) NetScreen
7 4 (2.12%) Firewall
8 3 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.06%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.06%) Wireless
9 2 (1.06%) VPN
9 2 (1.06%) SSL
10 1 (0.53%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.64%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (7.41%) QlikView
3 12 (6.35%) MySQL
4 9 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.70%) OLTP
5 7 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.17%) OLAP
7 5 (2.65%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.12%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.12%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.59%) Spotfire
9 3 (1.59%) Redis
9 3 (1.59%) Big Data
9 3 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.59%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (6.88%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.82%) Subversion
3 7 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.17%) JMeter
5 5 (2.65%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.12%) JIRA
7 3 (1.59%) Selenium
7 3 (1.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (1.59%) Axure RP
7 3 (1.59%) ProtoShare
8 2 (1.06%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.06%) JSUnit
8 2 (1.06%) Xcode
8 2 (1.06%) JUnit
9 1 (0.53%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.53%) Maven
9 1 (0.53%) JBehave
9 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
General
1 189 (100.00%) Games
2 30 (15.87%) Marketing
2 30 (15.87%) Finance
3 11 (5.82%) Danish Language
4 10 (5.29%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.59%) iGaming
6 2 (1.06%) Billing
7 1 (0.53%) Retail
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (39.68%) Developer
2 22 (11.64%) Analyst
3 16 (8.47%) Project Manager
4 15 (7.94%) Business Analyst
5 13 (6.88%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (5.82%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 10 (5.29%) Java Developer
8 9 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
8 9 (4.76%) Designer
9 7 (3.70%) iOS Developer
9 7 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.70%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.65%) Integration Manager
11 5 (2.65%) Consultant
11 5 (2.65%) Network Engineer
11 5 (2.65%) Integration Project Manager
12 4 (2.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 4 (2.12%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.34%) HTML
2 28 (14.81%) CSS
3 22 (11.64%) RESTful
4 19 (10.05%) HTML5
5 18 (9.52%) jQuery
5 18 (9.52%) Web Services
6 17 (8.99%) CSS3
7 12 (6.35%) XML
8 11 (5.82%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (5.29%) JSON
10 8 (4.23%) AngularJS
11 7 (3.70%) REST
12 6 (3.17%) Ajax
13 5 (2.65%) Spring
13 5 (2.65%) Memcached
13 5 (2.65%) Hibernate
13 5 (2.65%) Flash
13 5 (2.65%) XHTML
13 5 (2.65%) DHTML
13 5 (2.65%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.05%) Data Integration
3 14 (7.41%) New Media
4 13 (6.88%) Blog
5 12 (6.35%) Social Media
5 12 (6.35%) User Experience
6 10 (5.29%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.70%) iPad
7 7 (3.70%) iPhone
7 7 (3.70%) W3C
8 6 (3.17%) Blackberry
8 6 (3.17%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.65%) Social Gaming
10 4 (2.12%) Wiki
11 3 (1.59%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.59%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.59%) Open Source
11 3 (1.59%) Video on Demand
11 3 (1.59%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.59%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 44 (23.28%) Linux
2 16 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (7.94%) Windows
4 13 (6.88%) UNIX
5 9 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 9 (4.76%) CentOS
6 6 (3.17%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.12%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.59%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.06%) Android
10 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (49.74%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (31.22%) Scrum
3 40 (21.16%) TDD
4 33 (17.46%) E-Commerce
5 30 (15.87%) Project Management
6 26 (13.76%) DevOps
7 25 (13.23%) ETL
8 23 (12.17%) ITIL
9 22 (11.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (11.11%) Analytics
11 20 (10.58%) Data Modelling
12 17 (8.99%) CRM
12 17 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (8.47%) Workflow
14 14 (7.41%) Service Management
14 14 (7.41%) Kanban
14 14 (7.41%) BDD
15 12 (6.35%) Dimensional Modelling
15 12 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (6.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.58%) SQL
2 31 (16.40%) Java
2 31 (16.40%) JavaScript
3 21 (11.11%) PHP
4 20 (10.58%) Ruby
5 17 (8.99%) Python
6 16 (8.47%) PL/SQL
7 8 (4.23%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.70%) Perl
9 6 (3.17%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.65%) C#
11 4 (2.12%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.59%) C++
13 2 (1.06%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 2 (1.06%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (8.47%) Degree
2 4 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.12%) CCNP
3 3 (1.59%) MCSE
3 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.06%) ISACA
4 2 (1.06%) CISA
4 2 (1.06%) ISEB
4 2 (1.06%) CISSP
5 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.53%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (17.46%) QA
2 6 (3.17%) SLA
3 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.29%) Xen
3 7 (3.70%) NFS
3 7 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.65%) vCloud
6 4 (2.12%) Varnish
7 3 (1.59%) XenServer
7 3 (1.59%) vSphere
8 2 (1.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (5.82%) BMC PATROL
1 11 (5.82%) Puppet
2 9 (4.76%) Nagios
3 8 (4.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 8 (4.23%) Cobbler
3 8 (4.23%) Opsview
4 7 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.70%) HAProxy
5 5 (2.65%) SCOM
6 3 (1.59%) SCCM
7 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.53%) Ansible
7 1 (0.53%) RANCID
Vendors
1 36 (19.05%) Oracle
2 28 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.41%) Netezza
4 12 (6.35%) Ab Initio
5 11 (5.82%) Lotus
6 10 (5.29%) ServiceNow
7 9 (4.76%) VMware
8 8 (4.23%) Citrix
8 8 (4.23%) Splunk
9 7 (3.70%) Veritas
9 7 (3.70%) Infoblox
9 7 (3.70%) Teradata
10 6 (3.17%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.17%) Dell
11 5 (2.65%) Cisco
11 5 (2.65%) F5
12 4 (2.12%) Brocade
12 4 (2.12%) Juniper
12 4 (2.12%) NetApp
13 3 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
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