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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 386 321 347
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +26
Contract jobs citing Online Games 22 91 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.096% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 1.05% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 45
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£413 £438 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +15.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £315 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
8135 8633 9182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.55% 37.68% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5680 5893 6250
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 144 204
Average hourly rate £18.71 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.52% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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
City of London -11 6 £281 - 6
Hammersmith - 4 £461 - 2
Online Games
England

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 79 (100.00%) Games
2 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (22.78%) TDD
3 18 (22.78%) Scrum
3 18 (22.78%) Java
3 18 (22.78%) SQL
3 18 (22.78%) Linux
4 17 (21.52%) QA
4 17 (21.52%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (20.25%) Oracle
6 14 (17.72%) HTML
7 13 (16.46%) MongoDB
8 12 (15.19%) CSS
9 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
9 11 (13.92%) Web Services
10 10 (12.66%) PL/SQL
10 10 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
10 10 (12.66%) ETL
10 10 (12.66%) Finance
10 10 (12.66%) HTML5
10 10 (12.66%) Test Automation
10 10 (12.66%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (12.66%) Public Cloud
10 10 (12.66%) Data Centre
11 9 (11.39%) DevOps
11 9 (11.39%) Bash Shell
11 9 (11.39%) BDD
11 9 (11.39%) NoSQL
11 9 (11.39%) CSS3

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 9 (11.39%) Apache
2 8 (10.13%) nginx
3 5 (6.33%) Confluence
3 5 (6.33%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.06%) JBoss
4 4 (5.06%) Jetty
5 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.27%) SAS
6 1 (1.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.53%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (2.53%) Edge Animate
4 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.80%) IaaS
3 2 (2.53%) SaaS
3 2 (2.53%) PaaS
4 1 (1.27%) GitHub
4 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) Firewall
2 4 (5.06%) Network Security
2 4 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.06%) NetScreen
3 3 (3.80%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (3.80%) WAN
3 3 (3.80%) Internet
3 3 (3.80%) MPLS
3 3 (3.80%) OSPF
3 3 (3.80%) BGP
3 3 (3.80%) TACACS
4 2 (2.53%) VoIP
4 2 (2.53%) VPN
4 2 (2.53%) IPsec
4 2 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.27%) Wireless
5 1 (1.27%) NAS
5 1 (1.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) MongoDB
2 10 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (11.39%) MySQL
3 9 (11.39%) NoSQL
4 8 (10.13%) Big Data
4 8 (10.13%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (8.86%) Hadoop
6 6 (7.59%) Redis
7 5 (6.33%) CouchDB
7 5 (6.33%) OLTP
7 5 (6.33%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Selenium
2 6 (7.59%) WebDriver
3 5 (6.33%) JBehave
3 5 (6.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.33%) SoapUI
4 4 (5.06%) FishEye
4 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.06%) IntelliJ
4 4 (5.06%) VisualVM
4 4 (5.06%) GitLab
5 2 (2.53%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (2.53%) JMeter
5 2 (2.53%) Subversion
5 2 (2.53%) Maven
5 2 (2.53%) WebLOAD
5 2 (2.53%) TestNG
5 2 (2.53%) JUnit
5 2 (2.53%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.27%) Grunt
6 1 (1.27%) Sublime Text
General
1 79 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (12.66%) Finance
3 6 (7.59%) Retail
4 4 (5.06%) Marketing
5 3 (3.80%) Online Betting
5 3 (3.80%) Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Law
5 3 (3.80%) Legal
5 3 (3.80%) Advertising
6 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (31.65%) Developer
2 14 (17.72%) Project Manager
3 8 (10.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (7.59%) Analyst
5 6 (7.59%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (6.33%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.06%) QA Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Relationships Manager
8 3 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Designer
8 3 (3.80%) Vendor Manager
8 3 (3.80%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Network Architect
9 2 (2.53%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.72%) HTML
2 12 (15.19%) CSS
3 11 (13.92%) Web Services
4 10 (12.66%) HTML5
5 9 (11.39%) CSS3
6 8 (10.13%) REST
6 8 (10.13%) XML
6 8 (10.13%) SOAP
7 7 (8.86%) jQuery
8 6 (7.59%) Flash
9 3 (3.80%) DHTML
9 3 (3.80%) XML-RPC
9 3 (3.80%) Sass
10 2 (2.53%) Java RMI
10 2 (2.53%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (1.27%) Spring
11 1 (1.27%) RESTful
11 1 (1.27%) WebGL
11 1 (1.27%) JDBC
11 1 (1.27%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Public Cloud
1 10 (12.66%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.39%) Data Integration
3 7 (8.86%) Client/Server
4 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.06%) Statistics
6 3 (3.80%) W3C
6 3 (3.80%) User Experience
7 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.53%) Social Gaming
7 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.27%) Animation
8 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.78%) Linux
2 8 (10.13%) Ubuntu
2 8 (10.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (8.86%) Windows
4 5 (6.33%) UNIX
5 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.78%) TDD
2 18 (22.78%) Scrum
3 10 (12.66%) ETL
3 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
3 10 (12.66%) Test Automation
3 10 (12.66%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (11.39%) BDD
4 9 (11.39%) DevOps
4 9 (11.39%) Data Modelling
5 8 (10.13%) Project Management
5 8 (10.13%) Kanban
6 7 (8.86%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.59%) SDLC
7 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.33%) Multithreading
8 5 (6.33%) Open Source
8 5 (6.33%) SOA
8 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.78%) Java
1 18 (22.78%) SQL
2 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.66%) PL/SQL
4 9 (11.39%) Bash Shell
5 8 (10.13%) Perl
6 6 (7.59%) Ruby
7 3 (3.80%) ActionScript
7 3 (3.80%) Python
8 2 (2.53%) PHP
9 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.80%) CCIE
4 1 (1.27%) CCNP
4 1 (1.27%) CCNA
4 1 (1.27%) ISEB
4 1 (1.27%) CISSP
4 1 (1.27%) GCED
4 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.27%) PMP
4 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.27%) GIAC
4 1 (1.27%) GCIA
4 1 (1.27%) GCIH
4 1 (1.27%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.52%) QA
2 7 (8.86%) SLA
3 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) NFS
1 1 (1.27%) Xen
1 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) Nagios
1 8 (10.13%) HAProxy
2 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.27%) RANCID
3 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Oracle
2 8 (10.13%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.59%) Cisco
4 4 (5.06%) Juniper
4 4 (5.06%) Perforce
4 4 (5.06%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.06%) F5
5 2 (2.53%) Tableau
5 2 (2.53%) Brocade
5 2 (2.53%) NetApp
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.53%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.53%) Citrix
6 1 (1.27%) HP
6 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.27%) Symantec
6 1 (1.27%) Zend
6 1 (1.27%) VMware
6 1 (1.27%) Google
6 1 (1.27%) Lancope
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