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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 330 351 362
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +11
Contract jobs citing Online Games 85 79 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 0.84% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 41
Average daily rate
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£431 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £343 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £444 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.41
Online Games
England

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
8720 9419 9754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.58% 37.49% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5943 6535 6581
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 176 261
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £13.13 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Online Games across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 September 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 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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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
City of London +30 12 £100 -75.00%
Wimbledon - - - -
Online Games
England

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Online Games 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 Online Games.

1 177 (100.00%) Games
2 94 (53.11%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (33.33%) Scrum
4 40 (22.60%) TDD
4 40 (22.60%) Linux
5 35 (19.77%) Oracle
6 33 (18.64%) SQL
6 33 (18.64%) E-Commerce
6 33 (18.64%) QA
7 31 (17.51%) Java
8 30 (16.95%) Project Management
8 30 (16.95%) Finance
9 29 (16.38%) JavaScript
10 27 (15.25%) HTML
11 26 (14.69%) CSS
11 26 (14.69%) ETL
11 26 (14.69%) Marketing
11 26 (14.69%) DevOps
12 25 (14.12%) Microsoft
13 23 (12.99%) ITIL
14 22 (12.43%) RESTful
15 21 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (11.30%) Data Modelling
16 20 (11.30%) PHP
16 20 (11.30%) Data Integration
17 19 (10.73%) Analytics
17 19 (10.73%) Ruby
18 18 (10.17%) jQuery

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Online Games 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.78%) Apache
2 11 (6.21%) IBM Notes
2 11 (6.21%) nginx
3 9 (5.08%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.95%) CMS
6 6 (3.39%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.82%) Drupal
7 5 (2.82%) Mule
7 5 (2.82%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (1.69%) Node.js
9 2 (1.13%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.56%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.56%) Jetty
10 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (2.82%) Photoshop
1 5 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.69%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (1.13%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.56%) SPSS
5 1 (0.56%) Maya
5 1 (0.56%) MS Project
5 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.21%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.26%) Office 365
3 2 (1.13%) GitHub
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.78%) LDAP
2 11 (6.21%) DNS
3 9 (5.08%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.52%) Internet
5 7 (3.95%) iSCSI
6 6 (3.39%) SAN
7 5 (2.82%) HTTP
8 4 (2.26%) NetScreen
8 4 (2.26%) Firewall
8 4 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.26%) NAS
8 4 (2.26%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (2.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (2.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.13%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.13%) Wireless
10 2 (1.13%) SSL
11 1 (0.56%) VPN
11 1 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (7.91%) QlikView
3 11 (6.21%) MySQL
4 9 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.52%) OLTP
6 7 (3.95%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.95%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.39%) OLAP
8 4 (2.26%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.69%) Redis
9 3 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.69%) Spotfire
10 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.13%) ProClarity
10 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.34%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.21%) Subversion
3 7 (3.95%) Cucumber
3 7 (3.95%) JMeter
4 5 (2.82%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.26%) JIRA
6 3 (1.69%) Selenium
6 3 (1.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (1.69%) Axure RP
6 3 (1.69%) ProtoShare
7 2 (1.13%) JUnit
7 2 (1.13%) JSUnit
7 2 (1.13%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.56%) VisualVM
8 1 (0.56%) JBehave
8 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.56%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.56%) FishEye
General
1 177 (100.00%) Games
2 30 (16.95%) Finance
3 26 (14.69%) Marketing
4 11 (6.21%) Danish Language
5 10 (5.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.69%) iGaming
7 2 (1.13%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (41.24%) Developer
2 19 (10.73%) Analyst
3 16 (9.04%) Project Manager
4 15 (8.47%) Business Analyst
5 13 (7.34%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (6.21%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 11 (6.21%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (5.08%) Front-End Developer
7 9 (5.08%) Designer
8 8 (4.52%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.95%) iOS Developer
9 7 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.82%) Consultant
11 5 (2.82%) Network Engineer
11 5 (2.82%) Integration Manager
11 5 (2.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (2.82%) Integration Project Manager
12 4 (2.26%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.25%) HTML
2 26 (14.69%) CSS
3 22 (12.43%) RESTful
4 18 (10.17%) jQuery
4 18 (10.17%) Web Services
5 17 (9.60%) HTML5
5 17 (9.60%) CSS3
6 11 (6.21%) XML
6 11 (6.21%) Ruby on Rails
7 9 (5.08%) JSON
8 7 (3.95%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.39%) Hibernate
9 6 (3.39%) Spring
9 6 (3.39%) Ajax
10 5 (2.82%) REST
10 5 (2.82%) Memcached
10 5 (2.82%) Apache Camel
10 5 (2.82%) Flash
10 5 (2.82%) XHTML
10 5 (2.82%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.30%) Data Integration
3 14 (7.91%) New Media
4 13 (7.34%) Blog
5 12 (6.78%) Social Media
6 11 (6.21%) User Experience
7 7 (3.95%) iPad
7 7 (3.95%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.95%) iPhone
7 7 (3.95%) W3C
8 6 (3.39%) Blackberry
8 6 (3.39%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.26%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.26%) Wiki
10 3 (1.69%) Open Source
10 3 (1.69%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.69%) Social Gaming
10 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.69%) Social Network
10 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.60%) Linux
2 16 (9.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (7.34%) UNIX
4 10 (5.65%) Windows
5 8 (4.52%) CentOS
6 7 (3.95%) Apple iOS
7 6 (3.39%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.69%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (53.11%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (33.33%) Scrum
3 40 (22.60%) TDD
4 33 (18.64%) E-Commerce
5 30 (16.95%) Project Management
6 26 (14.69%) ETL
6 26 (14.69%) DevOps
7 23 (12.99%) ITIL
8 21 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (11.30%) Data Modelling
10 19 (10.73%) Analytics
11 17 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (9.04%) Workflow
13 15 (8.47%) CRM
13 15 (8.47%) BDD
14 14 (7.91%) Service Management
14 14 (7.91%) Kanban
15 12 (6.78%) Dimensional Modelling
15 12 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (6.78%) OO
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.64%) SQL
2 31 (17.51%) Java
3 29 (16.38%) JavaScript
4 20 (11.30%) PHP
5 19 (10.73%) Ruby
6 17 (9.60%) PL/SQL
7 15 (8.47%) Python
8 8 (4.52%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.95%) Perl
10 6 (3.39%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.26%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.69%) C#
13 2 (1.13%) C++
13 2 (1.13%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 2 (1.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (8.47%) Degree
2 4 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.26%) CCNP
3 3 (1.69%) MCSE
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.13%) ISACA
4 2 (1.13%) CISA
4 2 (1.13%) ISEB
4 2 (1.13%) CISSP
5 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.56%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (18.64%) QA
2 6 (3.39%) SLA
3 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.65%) Xen
3 7 (3.95%) NFS
3 7 (3.95%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.26%) Varnish
5 4 (2.26%) vCloud
6 3 (1.69%) XenServer
7 2 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.13%) vSphere
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (6.21%) BMC PATROL
2 10 (5.65%) Puppet
3 8 (4.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 8 (4.52%) Cobbler
3 8 (4.52%) Nagios
3 8 (4.52%) Opsview
4 7 (3.95%) HAProxy
5 6 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.82%) SCOM
7 3 (1.69%) SCCM
8 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.56%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.56%) RANCID
Vendors
1 35 (19.77%) Oracle
2 25 (14.12%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.47%) Netezza
4 13 (7.34%) Ab Initio
5 11 (6.21%) Lotus
6 10 (5.65%) ServiceNow
7 8 (4.52%) Splunk
7 8 (4.52%) Teradata
7 8 (4.52%) Citrix
8 7 (3.95%) Veritas
8 7 (3.95%) Infoblox
9 6 (3.39%) Dell
9 6 (3.39%) VMware
9 6 (3.39%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.82%) Cisco
10 5 (2.82%) F5
11 4 (2.26%) Tableau
11 4 (2.26%) Brocade
11 4 (2.26%) Juniper
11 4 (2.26%) NetApp
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