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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 419 411 384
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -27
Contract jobs citing Xbox 6 12 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.051% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.071% 0.14% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 22
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£580 £438 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £303 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £464 £542
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £375 £158
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +138.09%
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
8441 8801 9418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.96% 37.42% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5888 5939 6359
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 165 205
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 -9 1 - - 1
Xbox
England

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 15 (83.33%) Games
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) Android
3 12 (66.67%) Apple iOS
4 11 (61.11%) HTML
4 11 (61.11%) PlayStation
5 10 (55.56%) Chromecast
5 10 (55.56%) Apple TV
5 10 (55.56%) Roku
5 10 (55.56%) Over-the-Top Content
5 10 (55.56%) Apple
5 10 (55.56%) STB
5 10 (55.56%) Streaming Video
5 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
5 10 (55.56%) HTML5
5 10 (55.56%) IPTV
6 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (50.00%) Software Delivery
7 7 (38.89%) SQL
8 6 (33.33%) Software Architecture
9 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
9 5 (27.78%) Marketing
9 5 (27.78%) Java
10 4 (22.22%) Web Services
10 4 (22.22%) Linux
10 4 (22.22%) Python
10 4 (22.22%) Data Management
10 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
10 4 (22.22%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (22.22%) Netezza

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.56%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 2 (11.11%) Big Data
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) Azkaban
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (83.33%) Games
2 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (27.78%) Marketing
4 3 (16.67%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) iOS Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Scientist
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 10 (55.56%) HTML5
3 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) PlayStation
2 10 (55.56%) Over-the-Top Content
2 10 (55.56%) Chromecast
2 10 (55.56%) Apple TV
2 10 (55.56%) IPTV
2 10 (55.56%) Streaming Video
2 10 (55.56%) STB
3 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
4 4 (22.22%) Statistics
4 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
5 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (11.11%) iPhone
6 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.56%) Video on Demand
7 1 (5.56%) Social Media
7 1 (5.56%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Android
1 12 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 6 (33.33%) Software Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) Data Management
4 4 (22.22%) Game Development
4 4 (22.22%) MapReduce
4 4 (22.22%) Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
5 3 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) Product Management
5 3 (16.67%) Open Source
5 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) ETL
6 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (11.11%) Mobile Development
6 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
6 2 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) Scala
3 4 (22.22%) Go
4 3 (16.67%) R
5 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Apple
1 10 (55.56%) Roku
2 4 (22.22%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (22.22%) Netezza
2 4 (22.22%) Tableau
2 4 (22.22%) Vertica
3 2 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Adobe