The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Xbox 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 Xbox 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
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 245 230 219
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs citing Xbox 9 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.096% 0.11% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.41% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
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£388 £388 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +55.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £388 £255
% change year-on-year
-4.83% +51.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Xbox
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
2785 2427 2080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.85% 27.11% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1455 1306 1000
Average daily rate £375 £345 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 152 138
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £22.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -9.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.50 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Xbox
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Xbox Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Xbox
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Xbox Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Xbox
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Xbox Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Xbox
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 Xbox within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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 - 7 - - 5
Hampshire -4 1 £388 -
East Sussex -12 1 - -
Xbox
England

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Xbox 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 Xbox.

1 9 (90.00%) Games
2 5 (50.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) Marketing
3 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (40.00%) Physics
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (40.00%) Game Development
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) C
4 3 (30.00%) 3ds Max
4 3 (30.00%) Adobe
4 3 (30.00%) Photoshop
4 3 (30.00%) PlayStation
4 3 (30.00%) ZBrush
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (10.00%) SaaS
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Blog
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

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

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) 3ds Max
1 3 (30.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (30.00%) ZBrush
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 9 (90.00%) Games
2 5 (50.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Graphics Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Games Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (40.00%) Physics
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) PlayStation
3 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (10.00%) Blog
3 1 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Game Development
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Kanban
2 1 (10.00%) BDD
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Test-First Development
2 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
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