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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 612 591 571
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -20
Contract jobs citing Xbox 5 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.037% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.031% 0.11% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 4
Median daily rate £475 £540 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.03% +39.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £600 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £369 £388
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -4.83%
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
16171 15853 15832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.93% 32.23% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10588 9797 9878
Median daily rate £428 £422 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 630 706
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.57 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.24 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -13.16%

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
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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xbox within the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
South East -12 2 - - 7
London -17 2 £493 -15.08% 8
East Midlands +18 1 £325 -7.14% 2
Xbox
UK

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Games
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Game Development
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) MVVM
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) IPTV
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Video Editing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (42.86%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) French Language
2 1 (14.29%) German Language
2 1 (14.29%) Italian Language
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Games Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Games Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Games Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Games Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Games Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Windows Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) WPF
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XNA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) IPTV
2 1 (14.29%) Kinect
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) PlayStation
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Video Editing
2 1 (14.29%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Game Development
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Escalation Management
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 1 (14.29%) MVVM
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco