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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 318 330 322
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing Online Games 80 63 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% 0.78% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 23
Average daily rate
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£413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £350 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £585 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £441 £300 £220
% change year-on-year
+47.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £9.75
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
7468 8092 7257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.35% 37.54% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5266 5552 5089
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 160 185
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +17 6 £413 +10.00% 8
Wimbledon - - - -
Online Games
England

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 166 (100.00%) Games
2 76 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (30.12%) SQL
4 42 (25.30%) Oracle
5 38 (22.89%) Scrum
6 36 (21.69%) E-Commerce
7 32 (19.28%) ETL
7 32 (19.28%) Degree
8 31 (18.67%) QA
8 31 (18.67%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (16.87%) Finance
9 28 (16.87%) TDD
9 28 (16.87%) Data Integration
10 27 (16.27%) Java
10 27 (16.27%) Linux
11 26 (15.66%) ITIL
11 26 (15.66%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (15.06%) Data Modelling
13 24 (14.46%) HTML
14 23 (13.86%) UNIX
15 22 (13.25%) Web Services
16 21 (12.65%) JavaScript
17 20 (12.05%) CSS
18 19 (11.45%) PL/SQL
18 19 (11.45%) MongoDB
18 19 (11.45%) DevOps
19 18 (10.84%) Amazon Redshift
19 18 (10.84%) Hadoop
19 18 (10.84%) Project Management
19 18 (10.84%) Marketing

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (5.42%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (5.42%) Apache
2 8 (4.82%) nginx
3 6 (3.61%) Confluence
4 4 (2.41%) Drupal
4 4 (2.41%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.20%) JBoss
5 2 (1.20%) Jetty
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.60%) Mule
6 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (3.61%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.01%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.81%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.20%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.60%) SPSS
5 1 (0.60%) MS Project
5 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.60%) Office 365
3 1 (0.60%) IaaS
3 1 (0.60%) SaaS
3 1 (0.60%) PaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.43%) Firewall
2 13 (7.83%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (7.83%) MPLS
2 13 (7.83%) OSPF
2 13 (7.83%) BGP
3 12 (7.23%) Network Security
4 11 (6.63%) iSCSI
4 11 (6.63%) TACACS
4 11 (6.63%) IPsec
4 11 (6.63%) VPN
5 9 (5.42%) NetScreen
5 9 (5.42%) Internet
6 7 (4.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (4.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (4.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (4.22%) SAN
6 7 (4.22%) VoIP
6 7 (4.22%) WAN
7 6 (3.61%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (3.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.67%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (11.45%) MongoDB
3 18 (10.84%) Amazon Redshift
3 18 (10.84%) Hadoop
4 15 (9.04%) Big Data
4 15 (9.04%) OLTP
5 10 (6.02%) NoSQL
6 9 (5.42%) CouchDB
7 8 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (4.82%) MySQL
8 7 (4.22%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.01%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.41%) QlikView
10 4 (2.41%) Spotfire
10 4 (2.41%) Data Mining
10 4 (2.41%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.42%) JIRA
2 7 (4.22%) Axure RP
2 7 (4.22%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.22%) JMeter
2 7 (4.22%) Subversion
2 7 (4.22%) Selenium
3 6 (3.61%) Grunt
3 6 (3.61%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.01%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.41%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.81%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.20%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (1.20%) ProtoShare
7 2 (1.20%) FishEye
7 2 (1.20%) VisualVM
7 2 (1.20%) GitLab
8 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.60%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 166 (100.00%) Games
2 28 (16.87%) Finance
3 18 (10.84%) Marketing
4 8 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.41%) Retail
6 2 (1.20%) iGaming
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 48 (28.92%) Developer
2 24 (14.46%) Analyst
3 12 (7.23%) Project Manager
3 12 (7.23%) Senior Developer
3 12 (7.23%) Designer
4 11 (6.63%) Network Engineer
5 9 (5.42%) Business Analyst
6 8 (4.82%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (4.82%) Java Developer
6 8 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.22%) Insight Analyst
7 7 (4.22%) UX Designer
7 7 (4.22%) Architect
8 6 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (3.01%) Tester
9 5 (3.01%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (2.41%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.41%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (2.41%) Agile Project Manager
11 3 (1.81%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.46%) HTML
2 22 (13.25%) Web Services
3 20 (12.05%) CSS
4 14 (8.43%) REST
5 13 (7.83%) SOAP
6 11 (6.63%) RESTful
6 11 (6.63%) HTML5
7 10 (6.02%) CSS3
8 7 (4.22%) XML
8 7 (4.22%) Spring
9 6 (3.61%) Hibernate
9 6 (3.61%) Flash
9 6 (3.61%) J2EE
9 6 (3.61%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (3.61%) Backbone.js
9 6 (3.61%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.61%) Sass
9 6 (3.61%) LESS
10 5 (3.01%) XHTML
10 5 (3.01%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.87%) Data Integration
2 14 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.63%) User Experience
4 9 (5.42%) Open Source
5 8 (4.82%) Visualisation
6 5 (3.01%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.41%) Wiki
7 4 (2.41%) Replication
8 3 (1.81%) W3C
8 3 (1.81%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.81%) Economics
8 3 (1.81%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.20%) Psychology
9 2 (1.20%) Human Factors
9 2 (1.20%) Social Network
10 1 (0.60%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.60%) Flash Games
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.27%) Linux
2 23 (13.86%) UNIX
3 15 (9.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (8.43%) Windows
5 8 (4.82%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.01%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.01%) CentOS
7 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.20%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (22.89%) Scrum
3 36 (21.69%) E-Commerce
4 32 (19.28%) ETL
5 28 (16.87%) TDD
6 26 (15.66%) ITIL
6 26 (15.66%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (15.06%) Data Modelling
8 19 (11.45%) DevOps
9 18 (10.84%) Project Management
10 15 (9.04%) BDD
11 14 (8.43%) Service Management
12 13 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (7.83%) Load Balancing
13 12 (7.23%) Dimensional Modelling
14 11 (6.63%) OO
15 10 (6.02%) Workflow
15 10 (6.02%) Kimball Methodology
15 10 (6.02%) Data Virtualisation
16 9 (5.42%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 50 (30.12%) SQL
2 27 (16.27%) Java
3 21 (12.65%) JavaScript
4 19 (11.45%) PL/SQL
5 12 (7.23%) Python
6 9 (5.42%) Ruby
7 7 (4.22%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.22%) PHP
8 6 (3.61%) Perl
9 3 (1.81%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 3 (1.81%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.20%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.20%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.60%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (19.28%) Degree
2 11 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.82%) CCIE
4 5 (3.01%) ISEB
5 3 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.81%) CCNP
5 3 (1.81%) GCIA
5 3 (1.81%) GCIH
5 3 (1.81%) GIAC
6 2 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.20%) PMP
6 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.60%) GCED
7 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (18.67%) QA
2 13 (7.83%) SLA
3 3 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (6.63%) NFS
2 9 (5.42%) Hyper-V
2 9 (5.42%) Xen
3 7 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.41%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.20%) Snort
5 2 (1.20%) vSphere
5 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (4.82%) Nagios
1 8 (4.82%) HAProxy
2 7 (4.22%) Puppet
3 6 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (2.41%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.20%) SCOM
5 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.20%) RANCID
6 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (25.30%) Oracle
2 17 (10.24%) Cisco
3 13 (7.83%) Citrix
3 13 (7.83%) Ab Initio
4 11 (6.63%) Tableau
4 11 (6.63%) Juniper
5 10 (6.02%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.82%) Microsoft
6 8 (4.82%) F5
7 7 (4.22%) VMware
7 7 (4.22%) Netezza
8 6 (3.61%) Teradata
8 6 (3.61%) NetApp
8 6 (3.61%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.41%) Brocade
10 3 (1.81%) Lattice Semiconductor
11 2 (1.20%) Perforce
11 2 (1.20%) Adobe
11 2 (1.20%) Dell
11 2 (1.20%) Atlassian
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