The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 29 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Online Games 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.48% 1.52% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.75% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £420 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £500 £325
% change year-on-year
-28.75% +53.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Online Games
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
57 54 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 27.27% 40.91% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 26
Median daily rate £342 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £274 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Median hourly rate £75.00 £13.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+476.92% +6.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £12.20 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £13.00 £14.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +16.41%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Online Games
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Online Games Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Online Games.

1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Appium
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft