The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Xbox in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xbox over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Xbox
Rank - 89 92
Contract jobs citing Xbox 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.076% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.26% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
476 380 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 31.07% 28.85% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 211 154
Average daily rate £400 £359 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.49% -4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £205 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 33
Average hourly rate £40.50 £21.71 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.59% +8.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.71 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £36.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

Xbox
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Xbox Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Xbox
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Xbox Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Xbox
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Xbox 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 Xbox.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Xbox 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 Xbox. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Graphics Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++