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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Xbox
Rank - 399 397
Contract jobs citing Xbox 0 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.033% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.092% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 7
Average daily rate - £400 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £230 £356
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -35.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
7455 7583 8329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.74% 36.16% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5209 5328 5647
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 143 165
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.20 £51.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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
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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead iOS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C