The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank - 7 -
Contract jobs citing Online Games 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage - 7.14% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £510 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £435 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.86% +33.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Online Games
Hertfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
26 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 42.62% 57.14% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
Average daily rate £478 £510 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.37% +23.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Online Games
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Online Games Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Online Games
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) QA

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Services Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Service Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA