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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 363 347 351
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing Online Games 45 59 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.78% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 23
Average daily rate £381 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £320 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £512 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £393 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.83% +20.76%
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
7455 7583 8329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.74% 36.16% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5209 5328 5647
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 143 165
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.20 £51.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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 13 February 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
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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +57 12 £250 -48.05% 3
Hammersmith 0 2 £475 -0.08%
Online Games
England

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 94 (100.00%) Games
2 37 (39.36%) JavaScript
3 34 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (26.60%) CSS
5 24 (25.53%) Java
6 23 (24.47%) HTML
7 19 (20.21%) TDD
8 17 (18.09%) Scrum
9 16 (17.02%) Node.js
10 15 (15.96%) Linux
11 14 (14.89%) Windows
12 13 (13.83%) Finance
13 12 (12.77%) HTML5
14 11 (11.70%) CSS3
14 11 (11.70%) OO
14 11 (11.70%) SQL
15 10 (10.64%) Oracle
15 10 (10.64%) MVC
15 10 (10.64%) DevOps
16 9 (9.57%) Continuous Delivery
16 9 (9.57%) User Experience
16 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (9.57%) Data Centre
16 9 (9.57%) Marketing
17 8 (8.51%) Spring
17 8 (8.51%) BDD
17 8 (8.51%) Photoshop
17 8 (8.51%) Front End Development
17 8 (8.51%) Private Cloud
18 7 (7.45%) AngularJS

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 16 (17.02%) Node.js
2 6 (6.38%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.19%) Confluence
3 3 (3.19%) JBoss
3 3 (3.19%) Jetty
3 3 (3.19%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.06%) CMS
4 1 (1.06%) IIS
4 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Photoshop
2 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.13%) MS Office
5 1 (1.06%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (7.45%) IaaS
2 3 (3.19%) GitHub
2 3 (3.19%) PaaS
2 3 (3.19%) SaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) Internet
2 3 (3.19%) Firewall
2 3 (3.19%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (3.19%) Network Security
2 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.13%) DNS
3 2 (2.13%) LDAP
4 1 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.06%) SAN
4 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
1 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.13%) Big Data
3 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (1.06%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.06%) OLAP
4 1 (1.06%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.19%) FishEye
3 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.19%) GitLab
3 3 (3.19%) Grunt
3 3 (3.19%) IntelliJ
3 3 (3.19%) JIRA
3 3 (3.19%) SoapUI
3 3 (3.19%) VisualVM
4 1 (1.06%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.06%) Flyway
4 1 (1.06%) JUnit
4 1 (1.06%) Liquibase
4 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.06%) NUnit
4 1 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.06%) Vagrant
General
1 94 (100.00%) Games
2 13 (13.83%) Finance
3 9 (9.57%) Marketing
4 5 (5.32%) Publishing
5 3 (3.19%) Advertising
5 3 (3.19%) Online Betting
6 2 (2.13%) Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (46.81%) Developer
2 14 (14.89%) JavaScript Developer
3 11 (11.70%) Games Developer
4 10 (10.64%) Analyst
4 10 (10.64%) Designer
4 10 (10.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (8.51%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) UI Designer
7 5 (5.32%) Flash ActionScript Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Flash Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Flash Games Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Java Games Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Android Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Architect
8 4 (4.26%) Consultant
8 4 (4.26%) HTML Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Java Web Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.60%) CSS
2 23 (24.47%) HTML
3 12 (12.77%) HTML5
4 11 (11.70%) CSS3
5 8 (8.51%) Spring
6 7 (7.45%) AngularJS
6 7 (7.45%) Flash
6 7 (7.45%) RESTful
6 7 (7.45%) Web Services
6 7 (7.45%) XML
7 6 (6.38%) Struts
8 5 (5.32%) Ajax
8 5 (5.32%) Apache Wicket
8 5 (5.32%) GWT
8 5 (5.32%) JSF
8 5 (5.32%) REST
8 5 (5.32%) RIFE
8 5 (5.32%) Spring MVC
8 5 (5.32%) Stripes Framework
8 5 (5.32%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (9.57%) Data Centre
1 9 (9.57%) User Experience
2 8 (8.51%) Private Cloud
3 6 (6.38%) Animation
4 5 (5.32%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.19%) NHS
5 3 (3.19%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.19%) Social Media
6 2 (2.13%) Blog
6 2 (2.13%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.13%) Tandem
6 2 (2.13%) W3C
7 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.06%) PKI
7 1 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.96%) Linux
2 14 (14.89%) Windows
3 6 (6.38%) Unix
4 4 (4.26%) Android
4 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.21%) TDD
3 17 (18.09%) Scrum
4 11 (11.70%) OO
5 10 (10.64%) DevOps
5 10 (10.64%) MVC
6 9 (9.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (8.51%) BDD
7 8 (8.51%) Front End Development
8 7 (7.45%) E-Commerce
8 7 (7.45%) Product Management
8 7 (7.45%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.38%) Kanban
9 6 (6.38%) Project Management
9 6 (6.38%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.26%) Change Management
11 4 (4.26%) ITIL
11 4 (4.26%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 37 (39.36%) JavaScript
2 24 (25.53%) Java
3 11 (11.70%) SQL
4 7 (7.45%) ActionScript
5 6 (6.38%) ActionScript 3.0
6 5 (5.32%) Objective-C
6 5 (5.32%) Ruby
7 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.26%) Python
8 3 (3.19%) C++
9 2 (2.13%) BeanShell
9 2 (2.13%) C#
9 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.13%) Scala
10 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.06%) ES6
10 1 (1.06%) PHP
10 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.19%) CISSP
1 3 (3.19%) GCED
1 3 (3.19%) GCIA
1 3 (3.19%) GCIH
1 3 (3.19%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.19%) ISO27002
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.19%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.13%) Docker
3 2 (2.13%) IAG
4 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.06%) KVM
4 1 (1.06%) NFS
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.32%) Puppet
3 2 (2.13%) Ansible
4 1 (1.06%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.06%) Nagios
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.06%) SCCM
4 1 (1.06%) SCOM
4 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (10.64%) Oracle
2 7 (7.45%) VMware
3 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.26%) HP
5 3 (3.19%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.19%) Cisco
5 3 (3.19%) F5
5 3 (3.19%) Perforce
5 3 (3.19%) Rally
6 2 (2.13%) NetApp
6 2 (2.13%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.13%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.06%) Adobe
7 1 (1.06%) Facebook
7 1 (1.06%) Google
7 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.06%) ServiceNow
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 22 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago