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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank - 14 -
Contract jobs citing Online Games 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 5.56% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 11.11% -
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
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 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 20.00% 50.00% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 10
Median daily rate £170 £358 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.44% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £305 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £31.50 - £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Online Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 5 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 Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent 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