The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 615 594 519
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -75
Contract jobs citing Online Games 28 47 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.084% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.26% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 21
Median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £495 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £330
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17659 17863 17492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.27% 31.95% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11429 11116 10751
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 615 675 702
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.33 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £45.24 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Online Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 28 £425 +3.03% 52
England -10 28 £425 +6.25% 75
City of London +37 1 £375 +33.33% 4

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 with a requirement for Online Games.

1 85 (100.00%) Games
2 24 (28.24%) JavaScript
3 22 (25.88%) HTML
4 21 (24.71%) CSS
5 18 (21.18%) Linux
5 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (20.00%) HTML5
7 16 (18.82%) CSS3
7 16 (18.82%) DevOps
7 16 (18.82%) E-Commerce
8 15 (17.65%) Sass
8 15 (17.65%) Backbone.js
9 14 (16.47%) AngularJS
10 13 (15.29%) VMware
10 13 (15.29%) Node.js
11 12 (14.12%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (14.12%) Front End Development
12 11 (12.94%) Puppet
12 11 (12.94%) User Experience
12 11 (12.94%) SQL
13 10 (11.76%) Java
13 10 (11.76%) LESS
13 10 (11.76%) OpenStack
13 10 (11.76%) Private Cloud
13 10 (11.76%) Data Centre
13 10 (11.76%) gulp
14 9 (10.59%) Mobile First
14 9 (10.59%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (10.59%) Web Development
14 9 (10.59%) Red Hat

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (11.76%) OpenStack
2 6 (7.06%) Apache
3 5 (5.88%) nginx
4 3 (3.53%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.35%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.53%) IaaS
3 1 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) DNS
2 3 (3.53%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (3.53%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (3.53%) SAN
3 2 (2.35%) Intranet
3 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.18%) Internet
4 1 (1.18%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.24%) MySQL
2 7 (8.24%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.18%) OpenTSDB
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) gulp
2 4 (4.71%) Grunt
3 3 (3.53%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.35%) JIRA
4 2 (2.35%) NUnit
4 2 (2.35%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.18%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.18%) Capybara
5 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.18%) Gradle
5 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.18%) Maven
5 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.18%) RSpec
5 1 (1.18%) Spock
5 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 85 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (8.24%) Finance
3 5 (5.88%) Retail
4 3 (3.53%) Online Betting
4 3 (3.53%) Publishing
5 2 (2.35%) Marketing
6 1 (1.18%) Back Office
6 1 (1.18%) Law
6 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (38.82%) Developer
2 14 (16.47%) Games Developer
3 10 (11.76%) Architect
4 9 (10.59%) Systems Architect
4 9 (10.59%) UI Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Web Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Administrator
6 7 (8.24%) DevOps Administrator
7 6 (7.06%) Designer
7 6 (7.06%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.88%) Security Architect
9 4 (4.71%) Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) Linux DevOps Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.71%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.88%) HTML
2 21 (24.71%) CSS
3 17 (20.00%) HTML5
4 16 (18.82%) CSS3
5 15 (17.65%) Backbone.js
5 15 (17.65%) Sass
6 14 (16.47%) AngularJS
7 13 (15.29%) Node.js
8 10 (11.76%) LESS
9 8 (9.41%) Marionette.js
10 6 (7.06%) Web Services
11 5 (5.88%) .NET
12 4 (4.71%) Ember.js
12 4 (4.71%) Express
12 4 (4.71%) Spring
12 4 (4.71%) Struts
13 3 (3.53%) GWT
13 3 (3.53%) jQuery
13 3 (3.53%) JSF
13 3 (3.53%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) User Experience
2 10 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.76%) Private Cloud
3 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.06%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.53%) NHS
5 3 (3.53%) Social Media
6 2 (2.35%) Animation
7 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.18%) Clustering
7 1 (1.18%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.18%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.18%) Linux
2 8 (9.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (9.41%) Windows
3 6 (7.06%) Ubuntu
4 5 (5.88%) Unix
5 2 (2.35%) CentOS
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.18%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.82%) DevOps
2 16 (18.82%) E-Commerce
3 12 (14.12%) Front End Development
4 9 (10.59%) Mobile First
4 9 (10.59%) Web Development
5 8 (9.41%) Progressive Enhancement
5 8 (9.41%) Scrum
5 8 (9.41%) TDD
6 7 (8.24%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (7.06%) DNA
8 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.88%) MVC
8 5 (5.88%) OO
9 4 (4.71%) BDD
9 4 (4.71%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.71%) Open Source
9 4 (4.71%) Project Management
9 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.71%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.24%) JavaScript
2 11 (12.94%) SQL
3 10 (11.76%) Java
4 6 (7.06%) Python
5 5 (5.88%) C#
6 4 (4.71%) Ruby
6 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.53%) C++
7 3 (3.53%) VB
7 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.53%) VB6
8 2 (2.35%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.35%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.18%) C
9 1 (1.18%) Groovy
9 1 (1.18%) Perl
9 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) GCED
2 1 (1.18%) GCFA
2 1 (1.18%) GIAC
2 1 (1.18%) ISEB
2 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.18%) ISO27002
1 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 12 (14.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.71%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.53%) NFS
3 3 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.35%) Docker
4 2 (2.35%) vSphere
5 1 (1.18%) KVM
5 1 (1.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) Puppet
2 9 (10.59%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.88%) Ansible
3 5 (5.88%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.35%) Nagios
5 1 (1.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.18%) Packer
5 1 (1.18%) Riemann
5 1 (1.18%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) VMware
2 9 (10.59%) Red Hat
3 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.24%) Cisco
4 7 (8.24%) F5
5 6 (7.06%) HP
6 4 (4.71%) NetApp
6 4 (4.71%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.35%) Adobe
8 1 (1.18%) EMC
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle
8 1 (1.18%) Rackspace
Brighton, East Sussex
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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Rate: From £300 to £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago