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 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 447 439 427
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing Xbox 4 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.013% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.048% 0.034% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 14
Median daily rate £450 - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate - £328 £375
% change year-on-year
- -12.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8395 8789 9202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.47% 37.10% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5918 6095 6144
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 161 186
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +14.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.00 £14.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.93 £52.17 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.58 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.46% +3.05%

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xbox within the London region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +25 1 - - 4
Xbox
England

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Kinect
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (33.33%) Service Design
2 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) XAML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) XNA
3 1 (16.67%) WPF

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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Games Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Interaction Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Silverlight Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XNA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Kinect
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) IPTV
3 1 (16.67%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
1 2 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) MVVM
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) XAML
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Facebook