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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 429 399 339
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -60
Contract jobs citing Online Games 16 25 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.069% 0.11% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.28% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 19
Median daily rate £425 £425 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £280 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £550 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £420 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +44.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8366 8834 9064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.32% 37.23% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5865 6107 6044
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 167 182
Median hourly rate £17.80 £21.30 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.43% +13.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.02 £13.00 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.05 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016, 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 52 (100.00%) Games
2 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.85%) Linux
4 13 (25.00%) DevOps
5 10 (19.23%) HTML
5 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 10 (19.23%) CSS
6 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
6 9 (17.31%) Backbone.js
7 8 (15.38%) CSS3
7 8 (15.38%) Node.js
7 8 (15.38%) HTML5
7 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 8 (15.38%) Scrum
8 7 (13.46%) Retail
8 7 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (13.46%) SQL
8 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
8 7 (13.46%) Puppet
8 7 (13.46%) Sass
9 6 (11.54%) OpenStack
9 6 (11.54%) Public Cloud
9 6 (11.54%) Apache
9 6 (11.54%) MySQL
10 5 (9.62%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (9.62%) VMware
10 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (9.62%) nginx
10 5 (9.62%) Ubuntu
10 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management

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 6 (11.54%) Apache
1 6 (11.54%) OpenStack
2 5 (9.62%) nginx
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.92%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.85%) Intranet
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) SAN
3 1 (1.92%) SSL
3 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) MySQL
2 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
2 5 (9.62%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) gulp
2 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) Calabash
3 1 (1.92%) Capybara
3 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.92%) Geb
3 1 (1.92%) Grunt
3 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) JUnit
3 1 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.92%) NUnit
3 1 (1.92%) Protractor
3 1 (1.92%) RSpec
3 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.92%) Spock
3 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 52 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (13.46%) Retail
3 4 (7.69%) Finance
4 3 (5.77%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.92%) Back Office
5 1 (1.92%) Law
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Developer
2 6 (11.54%) Administrator
2 6 (11.54%) DevOps Administrator
2 6 (11.54%) Games Developer
2 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
2 6 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (9.62%) Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Architect
3 5 (9.62%) Business Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 4 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (7.69%) Systems Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.77%) CRM Architect
5 3 (5.77%) UI Developer
6 2 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Storage Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) CSS
1 10 (19.23%) HTML
2 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
2 9 (17.31%) Backbone.js
3 8 (15.38%) CSS3
3 8 (15.38%) HTML5
3 8 (15.38%) Node.js
4 7 (13.46%) Sass
5 4 (7.69%) Ember.js
5 4 (7.69%) Express
5 4 (7.69%) Web Services
6 3 (5.77%) LESS
6 3 (5.77%) Marionette.js
7 2 (3.85%) .NET
7 2 (3.85%) iOS SDK
7 2 (3.85%) React
8 1 (1.92%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (1.92%) D3.js
8 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Public Cloud
2 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.77%) User Experience
4 2 (3.85%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Linux
2 7 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Ubuntu
4 4 (7.69%) Windows
5 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.00%) DevOps
3 8 (15.38%) Scrum
4 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.62%) Front End Development
5 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.69%) Web Accessibility
6 4 (7.69%) Web Development
7 3 (5.77%) CRM
7 3 (5.77%) DNA
7 3 (5.77%) Mobile First
7 3 (5.77%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (5.77%) Project Management
7 3 (5.77%) TDD
8 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (3.85%) ITIL
8 2 (3.85%) OO
8 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 7 (13.46%) SQL
3 4 (7.69%) Python
3 4 (7.69%) Ruby
4 2 (3.85%) Apple Swift
4 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.85%) C#
4 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (1.92%) C
5 1 (1.92%) Groovy
5 1 (1.92%) Java
5 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) GCED
2 1 (1.92%) GCFA
2 1 (1.92%) GIAC
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB
2 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) ISO27002
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.85%) KVM
2 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) Docker
3 1 (1.92%) NFS
3 1 (1.92%) Squid
3 1 (1.92%) vCloud
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Puppet
2 5 (9.62%) HAProxy
3 4 (7.69%) Ansible
4 3 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 5 (9.62%) VMware
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco
3 2 (3.85%) F5
4 1 (1.92%) EMC
4 1 (1.92%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) NetApp
4 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.92%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.92%) Xamarin