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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 27 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Online Games 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.43% 1.22% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 3.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £420 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +44.82%
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
72 53 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.30% 32.32% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 20
Median daily rate £315 £400 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Median hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.74 £12.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £14.76 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

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
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stoke-on-Trent 0 1 £475 +13.09%
Online Games
West Midlands

Online Games
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

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 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft