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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 624 626 556
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -70
Contract jobs citing Online Games 28 47 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.081% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.25% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 43 24
Median daily rate £463 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £282 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £524 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £295
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +69.49%
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
17733 19132 18715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.27% 33.06% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11481 11975 11356
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 644 808 810
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £18.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.93 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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 30 September 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 13 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 30 September 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
England -23 25 £450 +7.14% 65
London -3 15 £510 +31.61% 37
South East +18 5 £335 -4.28% 5
Brighton - 4 £320 - 2
East Sussex - 4 £320 - 2
Yorkshire +12 3 £475 -5.00% 15
Leeds +7 3 £475 -5.00% 9
West Yorkshire +4 3 £475 -5.00% 9
Staffordshire -5 2 £475 +13.09%
West Midlands -30 2 £475 +13.09% 2
Stoke-on-Trent -8 1 £475 +13.09%
Berkshire - 1 £425 - 1
Reading - 1 £425 -

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 57 (100.00%) Games
2 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.30%) Linux
4 10 (17.54%) SQL
5 9 (15.79%) C#
5 9 (15.79%) .NET
5 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 8 (14.04%) CSS
6 8 (14.04%) HTML
6 8 (14.04%) Retail
6 8 (14.04%) Scrum
6 8 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (14.04%) DevOps
7 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (12.28%) HTML5
7 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
8 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.53%) Finance
8 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (10.53%) Puppet
8 6 (10.53%) Node.js
8 6 (10.53%) CSS3
8 6 (10.53%) Backbone.js
8 6 (10.53%) iOS Development
8 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 5 (8.77%) Sass
9 5 (8.77%) OpenStack
9 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (8.77%) Web Development

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 5 (8.77%) Apache
1 5 (8.77%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.26%) nginx
3 1 (1.75%) JBoss
3 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) DNS
1 1 (1.75%) Intranet
1 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) MySQL
2 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.26%) JIRA
2 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.51%) JUnit
3 1 (1.75%) Appium
3 1 (1.75%) Calabash
3 1 (1.75%) Capybara
3 1 (1.75%) Geb
3 1 (1.75%) Grunt
3 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) NUnit
3 1 (1.75%) RSpec
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) Spock
3 1 (1.75%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 57 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (14.04%) Retail
3 6 (10.53%) Finance
4 3 (5.26%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.75%) Back Office
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Developer
2 8 (14.04%) Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.28%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (8.77%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Architect
6 4 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) DevOps Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Games Developer
7 3 (5.26%) iOS Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) .NET
2 8 (14.04%) CSS
2 8 (14.04%) HTML
3 7 (12.28%) HTML5
4 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 6 (10.53%) Backbone.js
4 6 (10.53%) CSS3
4 6 (10.53%) Node.js
5 5 (8.77%) Sass
6 4 (7.02%) Ember.js
6 4 (7.02%) Express
7 3 (5.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.51%) iOS SDK
8 2 (3.51%) React
8 2 (3.51%) Spring
9 1 (1.75%) Grails
9 1 (1.75%) jQuery
9 1 (1.75%) RESTful
9 1 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) iPhone
1 3 (5.26%) Online Gambling
1 3 (5.26%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.02%) Ubuntu
4 3 (5.26%) Android
4 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.75%) CentOS
5 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.04%) DevOps
2 8 (14.04%) Scrum
3 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 6 (10.53%) iOS Development
4 5 (8.77%) Project Management
4 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.77%) Web Development
5 4 (7.02%) TDD
5 4 (7.02%) Web Accessibility
6 3 (5.26%) Android Development
6 3 (5.26%) BDD
6 3 (5.26%) Front End Development
7 2 (3.51%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.51%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.51%) Migration
7 2 (3.51%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (3.51%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.51%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) C#
3 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.02%) Ruby
5 3 (5.26%) Apple Swift
5 3 (5.26%) C++
5 3 (5.26%) Objective-C
5 3 (5.26%) Python
5 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.51%) Java
7 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.75%) C
7 1 (1.75%) Groovy
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
7 1 (1.75%) VB
7 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.51%) ISEB
2 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) KVM
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.51%) vSphere
2 1 (1.75%) Squid
2 1 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Puppet
2 4 (7.02%) Ansible
3 3 (5.26%) HAProxy
3 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (1.75%) Apple
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco
4 1 (1.75%) F5
4 1 (1.75%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) NetApp
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.75%) Tableau
4 1 (1.75%) Xamarin
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