The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 35 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Games 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.37% 0.43% -
As % of the General category 8.42% 2.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +114.28%
Games
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

General Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
95 39 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 28.19% 16.88% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 25 42
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Games 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 Games.

1 6 (66.67%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (22.22%) PlayStation
3 2 (22.22%) Xbox
3 2 (22.22%) Android
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) Physics
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Apache
4 1 (11.11%) Flash
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (11.11%) SMTP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Nagios
4 1 (11.11%) HTML

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Games 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMTP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 6 (66.67%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Games Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Video Game Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Designer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Designer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Games Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Designer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Flash Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Product Manager
4 1 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) Flash
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) PlayStation
1 2 (22.22%) Xbox
1 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
1 2 (22.22%) Physics
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Games
2 1 (11.11%) Graphic Design
2 1 (11.11%) Social Gaming
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Kanban
2 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Product Management
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Feature Driven Development
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) ATDD
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) User Stories
2 1 (11.11%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) ActionScript
2 1 (11.11%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (11.11%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Perforce
1 1 (11.11%) Facebook
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago