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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 390 338 337
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -1
Contract jobs citing Online Games 25 95 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.40% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 1.06% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 47
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£425 £451 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +20.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £284 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £290 £338
% change year-on-year
+44.82% -14.07%
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
8622 8947 9751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.36% 37.37% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5961 5951 6649
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 183 197
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Hammersmith -1 4 £461 +2.27%
City of London -6 2 £363 - 2
Online Games
England

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 60 (100.00%) Games
2 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (28.33%) HTML
3 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
4 15 (25.00%) Scrum
5 14 (23.33%) CSS
6 13 (21.67%) Java
6 13 (21.67%) TDD
7 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (18.33%) Linux
9 10 (16.67%) Flash
9 10 (16.67%) QA
9 10 (16.67%) HTML5
10 9 (15.00%) MongoDB
10 9 (15.00%) CSS3
10 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
10 9 (15.00%) DevOps
10 9 (15.00%) SQL
11 8 (13.33%) Perl
11 8 (13.33%) MySQL
11 8 (13.33%) Oracle
11 8 (13.33%) Photoshop
11 8 (13.33%) Apache
11 8 (13.33%) XML
11 8 (13.33%) Red Hat
11 8 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (13.33%) BDD
12 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
12 7 (11.67%) nginx

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (13.33%) Apache
2 7 (11.67%) nginx
3 2 (3.33%) Node.js
3 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.67%) SAS
4 1 (1.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 7 (11.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.67%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.67%) Edge Animate
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) IaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) WAN
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
1 1 (1.67%) MPLS
1 1 (1.67%) OSPF
1 1 (1.67%) BGP
1 1 (1.67%) TACACS
1 1 (1.67%) NetScreen
1 1 (1.67%) Firewall
1 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (1.67%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (13.33%) MySQL
2 8 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (10.00%) Redis
4 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.00%) Big Data
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.33%) CouchDB
6 2 (3.33%) OLTP
6 2 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.67%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Selenium
2 6 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.33%) JBehave
3 5 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 3 (5.00%) Maven
4 3 (5.00%) JUnit
4 3 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (3.33%) JMeter
5 2 (3.33%) Subversion
5 2 (3.33%) WebLOAD
5 2 (3.33%) Axure RP
5 2 (3.33%) TestNG
5 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.33%) Grunt
6 1 (1.67%) Sublime Text
6 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.67%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.67%) Ant
General
1 60 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Marketing
3 3 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (11.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.00%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Technical Business Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Senior QA Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Junior Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 2 (3.33%) UX Designer
9 2 (3.33%) Designer
9 2 (3.33%) Flash Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) HTML
2 14 (23.33%) CSS
3 10 (16.67%) Flash
3 10 (16.67%) HTML5
4 9 (15.00%) CSS3
5 8 (13.33%) XML
6 6 (10.00%) Web Services
6 6 (10.00%) jQuery
7 5 (8.33%) REST
7 5 (8.33%) SOAP
8 3 (5.00%) DHTML
8 3 (5.00%) XML-RPC
8 3 (5.00%) Sass
9 2 (3.33%) JMS
9 2 (3.33%) Java RMI
9 2 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (3.33%) .NET
10 1 (1.67%) J2EE
10 1 (1.67%) JDBC
10 1 (1.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Public Cloud
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.67%) Data Integration
5 3 (5.00%) Animation
5 3 (5.00%) W3C
5 3 (5.00%) User Experience
6 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.67%) Social Gaming
7 1 (1.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Linux
2 8 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (11.67%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.33%) Windows
5 1 (1.67%) UNIX
5 1 (1.67%) Android
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.00%) Scrum
3 13 (21.67%) TDD
4 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (15.00%) DevOps
5 8 (13.33%) BDD
6 6 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.33%) ETL
7 5 (8.33%) Kanban
8 4 (6.67%) Open Source
8 4 (6.67%) Migration
9 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.33%) Coaching
10 2 (3.33%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (21.67%) Java
3 9 (15.00%) SQL
4 8 (13.33%) Perl
5 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
6 6 (10.00%) ActionScript
6 6 (10.00%) Ruby
7 4 (6.67%) Python
8 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.33%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.67%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.67%) PHP
10 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.67%) CCIE
3 1 (1.67%) CCNA
3 1 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) Nagios
1 7 (11.67%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.67%) Ansible
2 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle
1 8 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.00%) Cisco
3 2 (3.33%) F5
4 1 (1.67%) Tableau
4 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe
4 1 (1.67%) HP
4 1 (1.67%) Citrix
4 1 (1.67%) Juniper
4 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.67%) VMware
4 1 (1.67%) Google
4 1 (1.67%) Zend
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