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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank - 239 226
Contract jobs citing Online Games 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.058% 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.22% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £300 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £178
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +68.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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England

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
2879 2314 2018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.12% 26.98% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1598 1229 915
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 138 196
Average hourly rate £17.13 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.86% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.86 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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
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 22 December 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Online Games
England

Online Games
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) Reactive Extensions
1 1 (100.00%) Task Parallel Library
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Reactive Extensions
1 1 (100.00%) Task Parallel Library
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL