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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 301 337 351
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +14
Contract jobs citing Online Games 109 87 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.36% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 0.96% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 51 16
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £335 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £551 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £178
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +68.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
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
8046 9026 7898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.90% 37.21% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5780 6286 5484
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 165 206
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.67 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.17% +15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 14 £345 -8.00% 8
Wimbledon - - - -
Online Games
England

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 194 (100.00%) Games
2 89 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (25.77%) SQL
4 49 (25.26%) Scrum
5 47 (24.23%) Oracle
6 38 (19.59%) Linux
7 36 (18.56%) E-Commerce
8 35 (18.04%) ITIL
9 34 (17.53%) ETL
9 34 (17.53%) Degree
10 33 (17.01%) QA
10 33 (17.01%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (16.49%) TDD
12 31 (15.98%) Finance
12 31 (15.98%) Data Integration
13 29 (14.95%) Java
14 28 (14.43%) Data Modelling
15 27 (13.92%) Project Management
16 26 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (13.40%) UNIX
17 25 (12.89%) HTML
18 24 (12.37%) Marketing
18 24 (12.37%) DevOps
19 23 (11.86%) Web Services
20 22 (11.34%) JavaScript
21 21 (10.82%) PL/SQL
21 21 (10.82%) CSS
21 21 (10.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 20 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
22 20 (10.31%) Service Management

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 10 (5.15%) Apache
2 9 (4.64%) nginx
2 9 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.09%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.58%) IBM Notes
4 5 (2.58%) Drupal
4 5 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.06%) Confluence
6 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.55%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.55%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.03%) Mule
8 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.52%) JBoss
8 1 (0.52%) Jetty
8 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (3.09%) Photoshop
1 6 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (2.58%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (2.58%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.55%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.03%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.52%) MS Project
5 1 (0.52%) MS Office
5 1 (0.52%) SPSS
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (2.58%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.06%) Office 365
3 2 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.70%) Firewall
1 13 (6.70%) iSCSI
1 13 (6.70%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (5.67%) MPLS
2 11 (5.67%) OSPF
2 11 (5.67%) BGP
2 11 (5.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.15%) Internet
4 9 (4.64%) IPsec
4 9 (4.64%) NetScreen
4 9 (4.64%) TACACS
4 9 (4.64%) LDAP
4 9 (4.64%) VPN
4 9 (4.64%) DNS
4 9 (4.64%) Network Security
5 8 (4.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (4.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (3.61%) SAN
7 6 (3.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (3.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.01%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (9.79%) MongoDB
3 18 (9.28%) Amazon Redshift
4 17 (8.76%) Hadoop
5 16 (8.25%) OLTP
6 13 (6.70%) Big Data
7 12 (6.19%) NoSQL
8 9 (4.64%) QlikView
8 9 (4.64%) MySQL
8 9 (4.64%) CouchDB
8 9 (4.64%) Relational Database
9 8 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (3.61%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.06%) Data Mining
11 4 (2.06%) Spotfire
12 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.55%) ProClarity
12 3 (1.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (6.70%) Subversion
1 13 (6.70%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.64%) JIRA
3 8 (4.12%) JMeter
4 7 (3.61%) Axure RP
5 6 (3.09%) Grunt
5 6 (3.09%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.58%) Selenium
6 5 (2.58%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.03%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (1.03%) ProtoShare
7 2 (1.03%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.52%) Maven
8 1 (0.52%) WebLOAD
8 1 (0.52%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.52%) Ant
8 1 (0.52%) JUnit
8 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.52%) FishEye
General
1 194 (100.00%) Games
2 31 (15.98%) Finance
3 24 (12.37%) Marketing
4 10 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.58%) Danish Language
6 4 (2.06%) Retail
7 2 (1.03%) iGaming
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (29.90%) Developer
2 26 (13.40%) Analyst
3 14 (7.22%) Project Manager
4 13 (6.70%) Senior Developer
4 13 (6.70%) Designer
5 12 (6.19%) Network Engineer
5 12 (6.19%) Business Analyst
6 11 (5.67%) Java Developer
7 9 (4.64%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (4.64%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (4.12%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.61%) UX Designer
9 7 (3.61%) Insight Analyst
10 6 (3.09%) Architect
10 6 (3.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (2.58%) Tester
11 5 (2.58%) Front-End Developer
12 4 (2.06%) Drupal Developer
12 4 (2.06%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 4 (2.06%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.89%) HTML
2 23 (11.86%) Web Services
3 21 (10.82%) CSS
4 16 (8.25%) REST
5 12 (6.19%) RESTful
5 12 (6.19%) HTML5
5 12 (6.19%) SOAP
6 11 (5.67%) CSS3
7 10 (5.15%) XML
8 8 (4.12%) JSON
9 7 (3.61%) Hibernate
9 7 (3.61%) Spring
9 7 (3.61%) J2EE
9 7 (3.61%) AngularJS
10 6 (3.09%) Sass
10 6 (3.09%) LESS
10 6 (3.09%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (3.09%) Backbone.js
10 6 (3.09%) Flash
11 5 (2.58%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.98%) Data Integration
2 20 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.67%) Open Source
3 11 (5.67%) User Experience
4 8 (4.12%) Visualisation
5 6 (3.09%) Social Media
5 6 (3.09%) Blog
6 5 (2.58%) Wiki
6 5 (2.58%) New Media
6 5 (2.58%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.06%) W3C
7 4 (2.06%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.06%) Replication
8 3 (1.55%) Economics
8 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.55%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.55%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.55%) Social Gaming
9 2 (1.03%) Clustering
9 2 (1.03%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.59%) Linux
2 26 (13.40%) UNIX
3 21 (10.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (8.76%) Windows
5 10 (5.15%) CentOS
6 8 (4.12%) Ubuntu
7 7 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.58%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.06%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.55%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (25.26%) Scrum
3 36 (18.56%) E-Commerce
4 35 (18.04%) ITIL
5 34 (17.53%) ETL
6 32 (16.49%) TDD
7 28 (14.43%) Data Modelling
8 27 (13.92%) Project Management
9 26 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (12.37%) DevOps
11 20 (10.31%) Service Management
12 18 (9.28%) Workflow
13 17 (8.76%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (7.73%) Kanban
15 14 (7.22%) Dimensional Modelling
15 14 (7.22%) BDD
16 13 (6.70%) Load Balancing
16 13 (6.70%) OO
16 13 (6.70%) CRM
17 12 (6.19%) Data Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 50 (25.77%) SQL
2 29 (14.95%) Java
3 22 (11.34%) JavaScript
4 21 (10.82%) PL/SQL
5 17 (8.76%) Python
6 14 (7.22%) Ruby
7 11 (5.67%) Perl
8 10 (5.15%) PHP
9 6 (3.09%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.58%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.58%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.55%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 2 (1.03%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (1.03%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.52%) XPath
13 1 (0.52%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 34 (17.53%) Degree
2 11 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.61%) CCIE
4 5 (2.58%) ISEB
4 5 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (2.58%) RHCSA
5 4 (2.06%) CCNP
6 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.03%) MCSE
6 2 (1.03%) GIAC
6 2 (1.03%) GCIA
6 2 (1.03%) GCIH
6 2 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (17.01%) QA
2 14 (7.22%) SLA
3 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (6.70%) NFS
2 12 (6.19%) Xen
3 11 (5.67%) Hyper-V
3 11 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.15%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.06%) vSphere
6 3 (1.55%) vCloud
7 2 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.03%) XenServer
7 2 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.03%) Snort
8 1 (0.52%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (6.70%) Nagios
1 13 (6.70%) Puppet
2 9 (4.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 9 (4.64%) Cobbler
3 8 (4.12%) HAProxy
3 8 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.58%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (2.58%) SCOM
4 5 (2.58%) Opsview
5 2 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.03%) SCCM
6 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.52%) RANCID
6 1 (0.52%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 47 (24.23%) Oracle
2 17 (8.76%) Cisco
2 17 (8.76%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.25%) Citrix
4 14 (7.22%) Ab Initio
5 11 (5.67%) Netezza
5 11 (5.67%) VMware
5 11 (5.67%) Juniper
5 11 (5.67%) Tableau
5 11 (5.67%) ServiceNow
6 10 (5.15%) Red Hat
7 9 (4.64%) F5
8 7 (3.61%) Teradata
9 6 (3.09%) NetApp
10 5 (2.58%) Dell
10 5 (2.58%) Lotus
10 5 (2.58%) Splunk
11 4 (2.06%) Infoblox
11 4 (2.06%) Veritas
11 4 (2.06%) Brocade
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Gamesys
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago