The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Xbox in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xbox over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Xbox
England / London
Rank 396 418 406
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Contract jobs citing Xbox 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.005% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.015% 0.014% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £250 £230
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6573 7349 7463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.42% 34.27% 34.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4558 5157 5176
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 119 141
Median hourly rate £26.50 £19.99 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.56% +1.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.10 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £35.48 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

Xbox
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Xbox as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Xbox Jobs Demand Trend in London

Xbox
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xbox across the London region.

Xbox Daily Rate Trend in London

Xbox
Top 4 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Xbox also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Xbox.

1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
1 1 (100.00%) PlayStation

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PlayStation