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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xbox over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 406 407 389
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Contract jobs citing Xbox 14 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 10
Average daily rate
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£448 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.72% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £158 £315
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Xbox
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
8754 9434 9603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.74% 37.53% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5962 6545 6487
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 178 254
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.18 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £47.00 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Xbox
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xbox across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xbox across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Xbox Daily Rate Histogram in London

Xbox
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Xbox Hourly Rate Trend in London

Xbox
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 Xbox within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Hammersmith - - - -
Xbox
England

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Xbox 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 Xbox.

1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Android
2 13 (65.00%) Apple iOS
3 10 (50.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) Windows
5 7 (35.00%) Video on Demand
6 6 (30.00%) Open Source
6 6 (30.00%) C#
6 6 (30.00%) JSON
6 6 (30.00%) XAML
6 6 (30.00%) Scrum
6 6 (30.00%) Games
7 5 (25.00%) TDD
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Phone
8 4 (20.00%) VUI
8 4 (20.00%) Kinect
8 4 (20.00%) MVVM
8 4 (20.00%) WPF
8 4 (20.00%) Silverlight
8 4 (20.00%) XNA
8 4 (20.00%) Subversion
8 4 (20.00%) Degree
8 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
9 3 (15.00%) OO
9 3 (15.00%) C++
9 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (15.00%) SQL

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Xbox 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 Xbox. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.00%) Maya
1 1 (5.00%) ZBrush
1 1 (5.00%) Mudbox
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.00%) NFC
2 1 (5.00%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Subversion
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Hudson
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.00%) NUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (30.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) iOS Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Silverlight Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Games Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (30.00%) JSON
3 4 (20.00%) WPF
3 4 (20.00%) Silverlight
3 4 (20.00%) XNA
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services
4 3 (15.00%) RESTful
5 2 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (10.00%) REST
5 2 (10.00%) HTML5
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) .NET
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Autofac
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Video on Demand
2 6 (30.00%) Open Source
3 4 (20.00%) VUI
3 4 (20.00%) Kinect
4 3 (15.00%) Wiki
4 3 (15.00%) iPhone
4 3 (15.00%) New Media
5 2 (10.00%) User Experience
5 2 (10.00%) Animation
6 1 (5.00%) DTV
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Games
6 1 (5.00%) IPTV
6 1 (5.00%) Blog
6 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (5.00%) Social Gaming
6 1 (5.00%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Android
1 13 (65.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Phone
4 4 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (20.00%) MVVM
4 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (15.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
5 3 (15.00%) iOS Development
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Release Management
6 2 (10.00%) Service Management
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) MVC
7 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C#
1 6 (30.00%) XAML
2 3 (15.00%) C++
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) SAP
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft