The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Online Games 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.71% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £290 £338
% change year-on-year
+44.82% -14.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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Staffordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 48.57% 21.62% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 7
Average daily rate £420 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +28.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Online Games
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Online Games Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Online Games
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft