The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Xbox in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xbox over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 613 631 611
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -20
Contract jobs citing Xbox 4 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.011% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.025% 0.034% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 11
Median daily rate £425 £380 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -15.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £296 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £436 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £328 -
% change year-on-year
+22.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Xbox
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
16297 17545 17330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.31% 33.41% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10598 11148 10649
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 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 739 759
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.88 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.09 £44.14 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%

Xbox
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Xbox as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xbox within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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 +7 2 £450 - 3
South East +9 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £400 - 1
Xbox
UK

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Xbox 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 Xbox.

1 5 (55.56%) Games
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (33.33%) User Experience
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Service Design
4 2 (22.22%) Prototyping
4 2 (22.22%) Global Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) Legal
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Kinect
5 1 (11.11%) Facebook
5 1 (11.11%) Google
5 1 (11.11%) IPTV
5 1 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) French Language
5 1 (11.11%) German Language
5 1 (11.11%) Android
5 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5

Xbox
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:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google Play
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 5 (55.56%) Games
2 4 (44.44%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Advertising
4 1 (11.11%) French Language
4 1 (11.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) C# Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Games Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Interaction Designer
2 1 (11.11%) iOS Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Kinect
3 1 (11.11%) IPTV
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Analytics
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
1 2 (22.22%) Global Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Prototyping
1 2 (22.22%) Service Design
2 1 (11.11%) Android Development
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Integrated Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Facebook
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Perforce
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