The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 31 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.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 496 476 521
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +45
Contract jobs citing Online Games 98 94 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.70% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 49 36
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£450 £400 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £272 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £473 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13803 13390 14249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.23% 26.19% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8349 8099 8176
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 567 599 792
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Online Games
Daily Rate Trend

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

Online Games Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Online Games
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Online Games within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Online Games Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Online Games
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Online Games within the UK.

Online Games Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Online Games
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -24 97 £450 +12.50% 37
London +33 91 £451 +12.75% 30
City of London +37 15 - - 5
Yorkshire +4 2 - -
West Yorkshire +3 2 - -
Leeds -6 2 - -
Stevenage +2 1 - -
North West -2 1 £350 -6.66% 1
Hertfordshire -4 1 - - 1
Surrey -16 1 £350 +122.22% 1
South East -20 1 £350 +122.22% 1
East of England -23 1 - - 4
Merseyside - 1 £350 - 1
Liverpool - 1 £350 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - - 2
Colchester - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Watford - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
Isle of Man - - - -

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 183 (100.00%) Games
2 52 (28.42%) Scrum
3 49 (26.78%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (25.68%) Linux
5 39 (21.31%) TDD
6 38 (20.77%) Finance
6 38 (20.77%) Oracle
6 38 (20.77%) SQL
7 35 (19.13%) Marketing
8 34 (18.58%) E-Commerce
9 33 (18.03%) Java
9 33 (18.03%) QA
10 28 (15.30%) JavaScript
11 27 (14.75%) DevOps
12 26 (14.21%) HTML
12 26 (14.21%) Microsoft
13 24 (13.11%) Project Management
13 24 (13.11%) CSS
13 24 (13.11%) ETL
14 22 (12.02%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (12.02%) Ruby
14 22 (12.02%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (11.48%) Data Modelling
16 20 (10.93%) CRM
17 19 (10.38%) PHP
17 19 (10.38%) Analytics
17 19 (10.38%) Data Integration
17 19 (10.38%) HTML5
18 18 (9.84%) Git (software)
18 18 (9.84%) RESTful

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 15 (8.20%) Apache
2 12 (6.56%) nginx
3 11 (6.01%) IBM Notes
4 9 (4.92%) MS Exchange
5 8 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.83%) CMS
7 6 (3.28%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.73%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (2.19%) Mule
9 4 (2.19%) Drupal
10 3 (1.64%) Node.js
11 2 (1.09%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.55%) SAS
12 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.55%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.55%) Jetty
12 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.64%) SPSS
2 3 (1.64%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.64%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (1.09%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.55%) Maya
4 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.01%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.19%) Office 365
2 4 (2.19%) GitHub
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.56%) LDAP
2 11 (6.01%) DNS
3 9 (4.92%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.73%) HTTP
4 5 (2.73%) Internet
5 4 (2.19%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (1.64%) iSCSI
6 3 (1.64%) Intranet
6 3 (1.64%) NetScreen
6 3 (1.64%) Firewall
6 3 (1.64%) VPN
7 2 (1.09%) SSL
7 2 (1.09%) SAN
7 2 (1.09%) Wireless
7 2 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.09%) BGP
8 1 (0.55%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.02%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (8.20%) QlikView
3 14 (7.65%) MySQL
4 9 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.37%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.37%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.73%) OLAP
6 5 (2.73%) OLTP
6 5 (2.73%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.19%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.19%) Spotfire
8 3 (1.64%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.64%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.64%) Redis
8 3 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (9.84%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.65%) Subversion
3 6 (3.28%) Cucumber
3 6 (3.28%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.73%) JMeter
4 5 (2.73%) Maven
5 4 (2.19%) JIRA
5 4 (2.19%) Selenium
6 3 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.64%) Hudson
6 3 (1.64%) Ant
6 3 (1.64%) JUnit
6 3 (1.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (1.64%) Axure RP
6 3 (1.64%) ProtoShare
6 3 (1.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (1.64%) Gradle
7 2 (1.09%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.09%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.55%) JBehave
General
1 183 (100.00%) Games
2 38 (20.77%) Finance
3 35 (19.13%) Marketing
4 12 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 11 (6.01%) Danish Language
6 3 (1.64%) iGaming
6 3 (1.64%) Billing
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 70 (38.25%) Developer
2 19 (10.38%) Analyst
3 17 (9.29%) Project Manager
4 13 (7.10%) Business Analyst
4 13 (7.10%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (6.01%) Java Developer
5 11 (6.01%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 10 (5.46%) Designer
6 10 (5.46%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.37%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (3.83%) iOS Developer
8 7 (3.83%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (2.73%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (2.73%) Games Developer
10 4 (2.19%) Integration Manager
10 4 (2.19%) Junior
10 4 (2.19%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.19%) Consultant
10 4 (2.19%) Network Engineer
10 4 (2.19%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.21%) HTML
2 24 (13.11%) CSS
3 19 (10.38%) HTML5
4 18 (9.84%) RESTful
4 18 (9.84%) Web Services
5 16 (8.74%) CSS3
5 16 (8.74%) jQuery
6 11 (6.01%) Ruby on Rails
7 9 (4.92%) Ajax
8 8 (4.37%) JSON
8 8 (4.37%) XML
9 7 (3.83%) AngularJS
10 5 (2.73%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.73%) Spring
10 5 (2.73%) REST
11 4 (2.19%) Memcached
11 4 (2.19%) Sinatra
11 4 (2.19%) Apache Camel
12 3 (1.64%) Backbone.js
12 3 (1.64%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.38%) Data Integration
2 14 (7.65%) New Media
3 13 (7.10%) Blog
4 12 (6.56%) Social Media
5 9 (4.92%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.83%) iPhone
6 7 (3.83%) iPad
7 6 (3.28%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.28%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.73%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.73%) Social Gaming
9 4 (2.19%) Wiki
9 4 (2.19%) W3C
9 4 (2.19%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.19%) Open Source
9 4 (2.19%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.64%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.64%) Social Network
11 2 (1.09%) Data Extraction
11 2 (1.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 47 (25.68%) Linux
2 17 (9.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (8.20%) Windows
4 14 (7.65%) UNIX
5 10 (5.46%) CentOS
6 8 (4.37%) Apple iOS
7 7 (3.83%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.19%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.64%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (28.42%) Scrum
2 49 (26.78%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (21.31%) TDD
4 34 (18.58%) E-Commerce
5 27 (14.75%) DevOps
6 24 (13.11%) ETL
6 24 (13.11%) Project Management
7 22 (12.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 21 (11.48%) Data Modelling
9 20 (10.93%) CRM
10 19 (10.38%) Analytics
11 17 (9.29%) ITIL
12 15 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (8.20%) Workflow
13 14 (7.65%) OO
14 13 (7.10%) Dimensional Modelling
14 13 (7.10%) Kanban
14 13 (7.10%) Data Virtualisation
15 12 (6.56%) BDD
15 12 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.77%) SQL
2 33 (18.03%) Java
3 28 (15.30%) JavaScript
4 22 (12.02%) Ruby
5 19 (10.38%) PHP
6 16 (8.74%) PL/SQL
6 16 (8.74%) Python
7 7 (3.83%) Perl
8 6 (3.28%) C#
8 6 (3.28%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.28%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.73%) C++
10 4 (2.19%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.09%) XPath
12 1 (0.55%) Groovy
12 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.55%) R
12 1 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 15 (8.20%) Degree
2 4 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.19%) CCNP
3 3 (1.64%) ISEB
3 3 (1.64%) MCSE
3 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.09%) CISA
4 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.09%) CISSP
4 2 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.09%) ISACA
5 1 (0.55%) VCP5
5 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (18.03%) QA
2 5 (2.73%) SLA
3 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (6.01%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.28%) Xen
2 6 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.28%) vCloud
3 4 (2.19%) Varnish
4 3 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.64%) XenServer
4 3 (1.64%) NFS
4 3 (1.64%) vSphere
5 2 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (8.74%) Puppet
2 11 (6.01%) BMC PATROL
3 10 (5.46%) Nagios
4 9 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (4.37%) HAProxy
5 8 (4.37%) Opsview
5 8 (4.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 8 (4.37%) Cobbler
6 5 (2.73%) SCOM
7 3 (1.64%) SCCM
8 2 (1.09%) Ansible
9 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.55%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 38 (20.77%) Oracle
2 26 (14.21%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.10%) Netezza
4 11 (6.01%) Lotus
5 9 (4.92%) Ab Initio
5 9 (4.92%) VMware
6 8 (4.37%) Splunk
7 7 (3.83%) Infoblox
7 7 (3.83%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.28%) Dell
8 6 (3.28%) Citrix
8 6 (3.28%) Veritas
8 6 (3.28%) ServiceNow
9 5 (2.73%) Cisco
9 5 (2.73%) Teradata
10 4 (2.19%) Tableau
11 3 (1.64%) Xamarin
11 3 (1.64%) F5
11 3 (1.64%) Juniper
12 2 (1.09%) Sun
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Altigi GmbH / Goodgame Studios
Rate: competitive salary
Posted: 12 days ago
UK
Altigi GmbH / Goodgame Studios
Rate: competitive salary
Posted: 12 days ago
UK
Altigi GmbH / Goodgame Studios
Rate: competitive salary
Posted: 12 days ago
UK
Altigi GmbH / Goodgame Studios
Posted: 12 days ago
UK
Altigi GmbH / Goodgame Studios
Rate: competitive salary
Posted: 12 days ago
UK
Altigi GmbH / Goodgame Studios
Rate: competitive salary
Posted: 12 days ago
UK
Altigi GmbH / Goodgame Studios
Rate: competitive salary
Posted: 12 days ago
UK
Altigi GmbH / Goodgame Studios
Rate: competitive salary
Posted: 12 days ago
UK
Altigi GmbH / Goodgame Studios
Rate: competitive salary
Posted: 12 days ago
UK
Altigi GmbH / Goodgame Studios
Rate: competitive salary
Posted: 12 days ago
UK
Altigi GmbH / Goodgame Studios
Rate: competitive salary
Posted: 12 days ago
UK
Altigi GmbH / Goodgame Studios
Rate: competitive salary
Posted: 12 days ago
UK
Altigi GmbH / Goodgame Studios
Rate: competitive salary
Posted: 12 days ago
UK
Altigi GmbH / Goodgame Studios
Rate: competitive salary
Posted: 12 days ago