The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 239 219 241
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +22
Contract jobs citing Online Games 7 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.072% 0.13% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.70% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Average daily rate £370 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £270 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £395 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +31.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2062 1561 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.25% 18.63% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1116 731 919
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 159 198
Average hourly rate £19.50 £26.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +0.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.45 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Online Games
England

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Online Games
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Online Games Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Online Games
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Online Games across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Online Games Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Online Games
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Online Games Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Online Games
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -16 2 £350 - 1
Middlesex - 2 £300 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Online Games
England

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 12 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) RESTful
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) Ruby
6 2 (16.67%) SCOM
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Release Management
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
7 1 (8.33%) Game Development
7 1 (8.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (8.33%) New Media
7 1 (8.33%) Xamarin

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Online 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 12 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) DBA
1 4 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 4 (33.33%) RESTful
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) New Media
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Game Development
3 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Content Management
3 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Xamarin