The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Xbox in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xbox over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 541 489 544
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +55
Contract jobs citing Xbox 16 61 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.13% 0.057%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.49% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 11
Average daily rate
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£438 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £502 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £158 -
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12754 12536 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.83% 26.91% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7812 7723 7828
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 520 555 707
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
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 £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
Xbox
UK

Xbox
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xbox across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Xbox Jobs Demand Trend in England

Xbox
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xbox across the England region.

Xbox Daily Rate Trend in England

Xbox
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xbox across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Xbox Daily Rate Histogram in England

Xbox
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xbox across the England region.

Xbox Hourly Rate Trend in England

Xbox
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 Xbox within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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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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 -11 12 £438 +27.27% 8
South East -46 4 £375 +138.09% 3
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Xbox
UK

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Xbox 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 Xbox.

1 15 (48.39%) Scrum
2 13 (41.94%) Games
3 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (35.48%) Android
4 11 (35.48%) Apple iOS
5 9 (29.03%) C#
6 8 (25.81%) TDD
6 8 (25.81%) Video on Demand
6 8 (25.81%) Degree
7 7 (22.58%) .NET
7 7 (22.58%) Project Management
8 6 (19.35%) MVC
8 6 (19.35%) MySQL
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
8 6 (19.35%) XML
8 6 (19.35%) Test-First Development
8 6 (19.35%) Pair Programming
8 6 (19.35%) Web Development
8 6 (19.35%) Blog
8 6 (19.35%) Kanban
8 6 (19.35%) SaaS
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (19.35%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (19.35%) BDD
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (16.13%) Twitter
9 5 (16.13%) Game Development

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Xbox 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 Xbox. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.68%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.45%) Maya
3 1 (3.23%) ZBrush
3 1 (3.23%) Mudbox
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) SaaS
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
1 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.23%) NFC
1 1 (3.23%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) NUnit
3 1 (3.23%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Hudson
3 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (41.94%) Games
2 4 (12.90%) Publishing
2 4 (12.90%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Advertising
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
2 6 (19.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Agile C# Developer
2 6 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Technical Business Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Programmer
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Coordinator
3 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Graphics Programmer
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Designer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Designer
5 1 (3.23%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.23%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
2 6 (19.35%) XML
2 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (16.13%) jQuery
4 4 (12.90%) JSON
5 3 (9.68%) CSS
5 3 (9.68%) Web Services
5 3 (9.68%) HTML
5 3 (9.68%) HTML5
6 2 (6.45%) REST
6 2 (6.45%) XNA
6 2 (6.45%) WPF
6 2 (6.45%) Silverlight
7 1 (3.23%) RESTful
7 1 (3.23%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Video on Demand
2 6 (19.35%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (19.35%) Blog
3 5 (16.13%) Open Source
4 4 (12.90%) New Media
4 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
5 3 (9.68%) Wiki
5 3 (9.68%) Animation
5 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
6 2 (6.45%) Kinect
6 2 (6.45%) IPTV
7 1 (3.23%) Social Media
7 1 (3.23%) Social Gaming
7 1 (3.23%) Physics
7 1 (3.23%) DTV
7 1 (3.23%) Mobile Games
7 1 (3.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Android
1 11 (35.48%) Apple iOS
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Phone
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Scrum
2 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) TDD
4 7 (22.58%) Project Management
5 6 (19.35%) MVC
5 6 (19.35%) Test-First Development
5 6 (19.35%) Pair Programming
5 6 (19.35%) Web Development
5 6 (19.35%) Kanban
5 6 (19.35%) BDD
6 5 (16.13%) Game Development
7 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
8 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
8 3 (9.68%) Time Management
9 2 (6.45%) MVVM
9 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Test Management
9 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) C#
2 5 (16.13%) C++
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) XAML
4 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.23%) Lua
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Twitter
2 3 (9.68%) Alias
3 2 (6.45%) Perforce
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Autodesk
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