The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Gaming
England / South East
Rank 239 - 255
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Online Games 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.053% - 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% - 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £333 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2216 2513 2702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.09% 29.29% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1279 1484 1419
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 150 165
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.62% +145.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.52 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Online Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
East Sussex - 2 £310 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £345 -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
Online Games
England

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Online 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 South East region with a requirement for Online Games.

1 5 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Games
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) JMS
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Korn
4 1 (20.00%) Java EE
4 1 (20.00%) Grails
4 1 (20.00%) Django
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (20.00%) Django
1 1 (20.00%) Grails
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) Java EE
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Spring Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Groovy
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat