The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Gaming
England / London
Rank 379 364 355
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing Online Games 23 51 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.69% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 33 18
Median daily rate £388 £375 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.24% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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 London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
6627 7393 7527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.26% 34.48% 35.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4595 5187 5225
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 121 143
Median hourly rate £25.25 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.18 £36.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Online Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in London

Online Games
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Online Games Daily Rate Trend in London

Online Games
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Online Games across the London region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Online Games Daily Rate Histogram in London

Online Games
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Online Games Hourly Rate Trend in London

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 London region with a requirement for Online Games.

1 50 (100.00%) Games
2 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (50.00%) TDD
4 19 (38.00%) Java
5 16 (32.00%) BDD
6 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (26.00%) Scrum
6 13 (26.00%) RESTful
7 12 (24.00%) QA
7 12 (24.00%) CSS
7 12 (24.00%) HTML
7 12 (24.00%) DevOps
8 11 (22.00%) Docker
8 11 (22.00%) Spring
8 11 (22.00%) Ruby
9 9 (18.00%) AngularJS
10 8 (16.00%) Backbone.js
10 8 (16.00%) Node.js
10 8 (16.00%) Microservices
10 8 (16.00%) React
10 8 (16.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
10 8 (16.00%) Kanban
11 7 (14.00%) HTML5
11 7 (14.00%) Mobile Games
11 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
11 7 (14.00%) Retail
11 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce
11 7 (14.00%) Apigee

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 2 (4.00%) CMS
1 2 (4.00%) CoreMedia CMS
1 2 (4.00%) Jetty
1 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) HTTP
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (14.00%) Hazelcast
1 7 (14.00%) Neo4j
2 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.00%) Vagrant
3 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (6.00%) GitLab
4 3 (6.00%) Grunt
4 3 (6.00%) gulp
4 3 (6.00%) Jasmine
4 3 (6.00%) Mocha
5 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.00%) JIRA
5 2 (4.00%) Selenium
5 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.00%) Calabash
6 1 (2.00%) JUnit
6 1 (2.00%) Mockito
6 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
General
1 50 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (14.00%) Retail
3 6 (12.00%) Online Betting
4 5 (10.00%) Publishing
5 4 (8.00%) Finance
6 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (4.00%) iGaming
8 1 (2.00%) Legal
8 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Ruby Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (8.00%) Software Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.00%) DevOps Architect
5 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Games Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Lead Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Software Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Systems Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) RESTful
2 12 (24.00%) CSS
2 12 (24.00%) HTML
3 11 (22.00%) Spring
4 9 (18.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (16.00%) Backbone.js
5 8 (16.00%) Node.js
5 8 (16.00%) React
5 8 (16.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (14.00%) HTML5
7 6 (12.00%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (12.00%) Spring Integration
8 5 (10.00%) CSS3
8 5 (10.00%) REST
9 4 (8.00%) Java EE
10 3 (6.00%) JSON
11 2 (4.00%) Apache Camel
11 2 (4.00%) Servlets
11 2 (4.00%) Web Services
12 1 (2.00%) Breeze.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Mobile Games
2 2 (4.00%) HTC Vive
2 2 (4.00%) Oculus Rift
2 2 (4.00%) Social Media
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) iPhone
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) Online Gambling
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) TDD
3 16 (32.00%) BDD
4 13 (26.00%) Scrum
5 12 (24.00%) DevOps
6 8 (16.00%) Kanban
6 8 (16.00%) Microservices
7 7 (14.00%) Coaching
7 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce
7 7 (14.00%) Fraud Detection
7 7 (14.00%) High Availability
7 7 (14.00%) Mobile First
7 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (12.00%) Refactoring
8 6 (12.00%) Web Development
9 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) Java
2 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.00%) Ruby
4 5 (10.00%) Python
5 4 (8.00%) Scala
6 3 (6.00%) ES6
7 2 (4.00%) Apple Swift
7 2 (4.00%) C++
7 2 (4.00%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.00%) SQL
8 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.00%) C#
8 1 (2.00%) F#
8 1 (2.00%) Go
8 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.00%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (2.00%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Ansible
2 6 (12.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Apigee
2 3 (6.00%) VMware
3 2 (4.00%) Apple
3 2 (4.00%) Tableau
4 1 (2.00%) Facebook
4 1 (2.00%) Kaspersky
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.00%) Symantec
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