The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Surrey region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 83 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Xbox 2 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.16% 1.43% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 7.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £158 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £158 -
% change year-on-year
+142.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
241 228 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.50% 18.08% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 85 107
Average daily rate £350 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 21
Average hourly rate £26.25 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £42.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
Xbox
South East

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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xbox within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - - - -
Xbox
South East

Xbox
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Game Development
3 1 (33.33%) Perforce
3 1 (33.33%) Maya
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Animation
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Autodesk
3 1 (33.33%) Direct3D
3 1 (33.33%) OpenCL
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (33.33%) C#

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maya
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Graphics Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Games Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Direct3D
1 1 (33.33%) OpenCL
1 1 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Game Development
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Autodesk
1 1 (33.33%) Perforce