The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 38 42
Contract jobs citing Games 0 32 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 4.32% 1.23%
As % of the General category - 16.24% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £300 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-40.62% +6.66%
Games
South East

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

General Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
160 197 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.68% 26.59% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 117 75
Median daily rate £395 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 6
Median hourly rate £16.75 £19.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% -41.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.54 £19.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £19.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Games
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Games 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) 802.11
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 802.11
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum + opportunity for progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE. Close to train station
Posted: 6 days ago