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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Gaming
UK / England
Rank 531 553 486
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -67
Contract jobs citing Online Games 34 53 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.34% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 45
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £250 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £490 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £395 £363
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £70.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
13507 15412 14863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.61% 33.11% 32.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8713 9891 9457
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 489 643 603
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.46 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -3 29 £388 +3.33% 23
South East - 3 £320 - 1
Yorkshire +12 1 £475 -9.52% 6
East of England - 1 £525 - 1
Online Games
UK

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 60 (100.00%) Games
2 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.00%) TDD
4 18 (30.00%) Java
5 15 (25.00%) DevOps
6 14 (23.33%) RESTful
6 14 (23.33%) BDD
6 14 (23.33%) Scrum
7 12 (20.00%) Ruby
7 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (20.00%) HTML
7 12 (20.00%) CSS
7 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (18.33%) Docker
8 11 (18.33%) QA
8 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (16.67%) Spring
9 10 (16.67%) Microservices
9 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 9 (15.00%) Backbone.js
10 9 (15.00%) Kanban
10 9 (15.00%) Puppet
10 9 (15.00%) Ansible
10 9 (15.00%) React
10 9 (15.00%) Python
10 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
10 9 (15.00%) Mobile Games
11 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (13.33%) Microsoft

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 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
3 2 (3.33%) CMS
3 2 (3.33%) CoreMedia CMS
3 2 (3.33%) Jetty
3 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.67%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) HTTP
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (11.67%) Hazelcast
1 7 (11.67%) Neo4j
2 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.67%) Big Data
6 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.67%) MySQL
6 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.00%) Vagrant
3 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (5.00%) GitLab
4 3 (5.00%) Grunt
4 3 (5.00%) gulp
4 3 (5.00%) Jasmine
4 3 (5.00%) Mocha
5 2 (3.33%) JIRA
6 1 (1.67%) Appium
6 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.67%) Maven
6 1 (1.67%) Selenium
6 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
General
1 60 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (13.33%) Retail
3 7 (11.67%) Online Betting
4 5 (8.33%) Finance
5 4 (6.67%) Publishing
6 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.33%) iGaming
8 1 (1.67%) Legal
8 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (56.67%) Developer
2 8 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
5 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (6.67%) Software Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.00%) DevOps Architect
6 3 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Python Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Software Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) RESTful
2 12 (20.00%) CSS
2 12 (20.00%) HTML
3 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 10 (16.67%) Spring
4 9 (15.00%) Backbone.js
4 9 (15.00%) React
5 8 (13.33%) HTML5
5 8 (13.33%) Node.js
6 7 (11.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (11.67%) Spring Integration
7 6 (10.00%) .NET
7 6 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (10.00%) CSS3
7 6 (10.00%) REST
8 4 (6.67%) Java EE
8 4 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 3 (5.00%) Apache Camel
9 3 (5.00%) JSON
10 2 (3.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Mobile Games
2 4 (6.67%) iPhone
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.67%) HTC Vive
4 1 (1.67%) iPad
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (1.67%) Online Gambling
4 1 (1.67%) RIA
4 1 (1.67%) Social Media
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Android
3 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Windows
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) TDD
3 15 (25.00%) DevOps
4 14 (23.33%) BDD
4 14 (23.33%) Scrum
5 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (16.67%) Microservices
7 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 9 (15.00%) Kanban
8 8 (13.33%) Mobile First
8 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (11.67%) Coaching
9 7 (11.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (11.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (11.67%) Fraud Detection
9 7 (11.67%) High Availability
10 6 (10.00%) Front End Development
10 6 (10.00%) iOS Development
10 6 (10.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) Java
2 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (20.00%) Ruby
3 9 (15.00%) Python
4 6 (10.00%) C#
5 5 (8.33%) C++
5 5 (8.33%) SQL
6 3 (5.00%) ES6
6 3 (5.00%) Scala
6 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.33%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.67%) F#
8 1 (1.67%) Go
8 1 (1.67%) Groovy
8 1 (1.67%) R
8 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.67%) VB
8 1 (1.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) ISEB
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.67%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Docker
2 2 (3.33%) KVM
3 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) Squid
3 1 (1.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Ansible
1 9 (15.00%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) Apigee
3 3 (5.00%) VMware
4 2 (3.33%) Apple
5 1 (1.67%) Facebook
5 1 (1.67%) Kaspersky
5 1 (1.67%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle
5 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.67%) Symantec
5 1 (1.67%) Tableau
5 1 (1.67%) Vertica
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