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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 339 338 330
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Online Games 59 53 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 0.65% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 30
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £363 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £539 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £248
% change year-on-year
- +41.41%
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
7552 8179 7661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.56% 37.42% 38.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5224 5607 5418
Average daily rate £455 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 165 162
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.67 £20.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.50% +14.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £51.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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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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 +13 2 £481 +13.23% 2
Wimbledon - - - -
Online Games
England

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Games
2 74 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (30.49%) SQL
4 42 (25.61%) Oracle
5 36 (21.95%) Scrum
6 34 (20.73%) E-Commerce
7 31 (18.90%) Linux
7 31 (18.90%) Finance
8 30 (18.29%) Degree
8 30 (18.29%) QA
9 29 (17.68%) TDD
9 29 (17.68%) ETL
9 29 (17.68%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (16.46%) Data Integration
11 26 (15.85%) Java
12 25 (15.24%) Web Services
13 24 (14.63%) Data Modelling
14 23 (14.02%) UNIX
14 23 (14.02%) MongoDB
15 22 (13.41%) ITIL
15 22 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (12.80%) HTML
16 21 (12.80%) Hadoop
17 20 (12.20%) Amazon Redshift
17 20 (12.20%) PL/SQL
18 19 (11.59%) Marketing
19 18 (10.98%) CSS
19 18 (10.98%) Cisco
19 18 (10.98%) DevOps
19 18 (10.98%) Amazon AWS

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 12 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (6.10%) Apache
3 9 (5.49%) nginx
4 8 (4.88%) Confluence
5 4 (2.44%) JBoss
5 4 (2.44%) Drupal
5 4 (2.44%) Jetty
5 4 (2.44%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.61%) Mule
6 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (3.05%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.83%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.22%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.22%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.61%) Edge Animate
5 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.61%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.61%) MS Office
5 1 (0.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.98%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.22%) IaaS
2 2 (1.22%) SaaS
2 2 (1.22%) PaaS
2 2 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.61%) Office 365
3 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.76%) Firewall
2 14 (8.54%) MPLS
2 14 (8.54%) OSPF
2 14 (8.54%) BGP
2 14 (8.54%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (8.54%) Network Security
3 12 (7.32%) TACACS
3 12 (7.32%) IPsec
3 12 (7.32%) VPN
4 10 (6.10%) NetScreen
5 9 (5.49%) iSCSI
5 9 (5.49%) VoIP
5 9 (5.49%) WAN
6 8 (4.88%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (4.27%) Wireless
8 6 (3.66%) Internet
8 6 (3.66%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (3.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (3.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.68%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (14.02%) MongoDB
3 21 (12.80%) Hadoop
4 20 (12.20%) Amazon Redshift
5 18 (10.98%) Big Data
6 14 (8.54%) OLTP
6 14 (8.54%) NoSQL
7 12 (7.32%) CouchDB
8 10 (6.10%) MySQL
9 9 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (3.05%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.44%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.44%) Spotfire
11 4 (2.44%) Apache Hive
11 4 (2.44%) QlikView
12 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.83%) SQL Server
12 3 (1.83%) Data Mining
13 2 (1.22%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (5.49%) JIRA
2 8 (4.88%) Axure RP
3 7 (4.27%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.27%) Subversion
3 7 (4.27%) Selenium
3 7 (4.27%) JMeter
4 6 (3.66%) Grunt
4 6 (3.66%) SoapUI
5 5 (3.05%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.05%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.44%) IntelliJ
6 4 (2.44%) VisualVM
6 4 (2.44%) GitLab
6 4 (2.44%) FishEye
7 2 (1.22%) ProtoShare
7 2 (1.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 164 (100.00%) Games
2 31 (18.90%) Finance
3 19 (11.59%) Marketing
4 7 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.05%) Retail
6 3 (1.83%) Banking
6 3 (1.83%) Online Betting
6 3 (1.83%) Law
6 3 (1.83%) Legal
7 2 (1.22%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 44 (26.83%) Developer
2 22 (13.41%) Analyst
3 15 (9.15%) Project Manager
4 13 (7.93%) Senior Developer
5 12 (7.32%) Designer
6 11 (6.71%) Network Engineer
7 10 (6.10%) Java Developer
8 9 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) Architect
9 8 (4.88%) UX Designer
10 7 (4.27%) Insight Analyst
10 7 (4.27%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (3.66%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.66%) Agile Project Manager
12 5 (3.05%) Network Architect
12 5 (3.05%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (3.05%) Tester
13 4 (2.44%) Test Analyst
13 4 (2.44%) Lead Architect
13 4 (2.44%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.24%) Web Services
2 21 (12.80%) HTML
3 18 (10.98%) CSS
4 16 (9.76%) REST
5 15 (9.15%) SOAP
6 12 (7.32%) HTML5
7 11 (6.71%) RESTful
7 11 (6.71%) CSS3
8 7 (4.27%) Backbone.js
8 7 (4.27%) Spring
9 6 (3.66%) J2EE
9 6 (3.66%) Hibernate
9 6 (3.66%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (3.66%) Sass
9 6 (3.66%) LESS
9 6 (3.66%) AngularJS
10 5 (3.05%) jQuery
11 4 (2.44%) XML
12 3 (1.83%) Spring Integration
13 2 (1.22%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.46%) Data Integration
2 16 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.32%) Open Source
3 12 (7.32%) User Experience
4 8 (4.88%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.05%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.44%) Replication
6 4 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.83%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.83%) Wiki
7 3 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.83%) Statistics
7 3 (1.83%) Economics
8 2 (1.22%) Social Network
8 2 (1.22%) Psychology
8 2 (1.22%) Human Factors
9 1 (0.61%) Social Gaming
9 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.61%) Flash Games
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.90%) Linux
2 23 (14.02%) UNIX
3 17 (10.37%) Windows
4 16 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (5.49%) Ubuntu
6 6 (3.66%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.05%) CentOS
7 5 (3.05%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.22%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (21.95%) Scrum
3 34 (20.73%) E-Commerce
4 29 (17.68%) TDD
4 29 (17.68%) ETL
5 24 (14.63%) Data Modelling
6 22 (13.41%) ITIL
6 22 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (10.98%) DevOps
8 15 (9.15%) Project Management
9 14 (8.54%) BDD
10 12 (7.32%) Service Management
10 12 (7.32%) Load Balancing
10 12 (7.32%) Mentoring
11 11 (6.71%) OO
12 10 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (6.10%) Dimensional Modelling
12 10 (6.10%) Kanban
13 9 (5.49%) Test Automation
13 9 (5.49%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 50 (30.49%) SQL
2 26 (15.85%) Java
3 20 (12.20%) PL/SQL
4 17 (10.37%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.71%) Python
6 8 (4.88%) Ruby
6 8 (4.88%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.27%) Perl
8 6 (3.66%) PHP
9 2 (1.22%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.22%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 2 (1.22%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.61%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 30 (18.29%) Degree
2 12 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (6.10%) CCIE
4 5 (3.05%) ISEB
5 3 (1.83%) GIAC
5 3 (1.83%) GCIA
5 3 (1.83%) GCIH
6 2 (1.22%) CCNP
6 2 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.22%) PMP
6 2 (1.22%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.22%) VCP4
6 2 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.61%) GCED
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.61%) CISMP
7 1 (0.61%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.29%) QA
2 17 (10.37%) SLA
3 4 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (5.49%) NFS
2 7 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.27%) Hyper-V
2 7 (4.27%) Xen
3 3 (1.83%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.22%) Snort
4 2 (1.22%) vCloud
4 2 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (5.49%) HAProxy
1 9 (5.49%) Nagios
2 8 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.27%) Puppet
4 4 (2.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (2.44%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.22%) RANCID
5 2 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.22%) SCOM
6 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (25.61%) Oracle
2 18 (10.98%) Cisco
3 12 (7.32%) Citrix
3 12 (7.32%) Juniper
3 12 (7.32%) Tableau
4 11 (6.71%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.88%) Ab Initio
5 8 (4.88%) F5
6 7 (4.27%) VMware
6 7 (4.27%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.05%) NetApp
8 4 (2.44%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.44%) Perforce
9 3 (1.83%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.83%) Brocade
10 2 (1.22%) Dell
10 2 (1.22%) Adobe
10 2 (1.22%) Netezza
10 2 (1.22%) Teradata
10 2 (1.22%) New Relic
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