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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 516 469 524
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +55
Contract jobs citing Online Games 90 105 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.64% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 52 46
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£388 £378 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £262 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.41

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
17565 16397 17509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.39% 31.06% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10667 10120 10142
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 667 895
Average hourly rate £18.90 £18.03 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -26.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
England -54 88 £425 +12.58% 25
London +9 84 £431 +7.81% 21
City of London +34 11 £100 -75.00% 1
Yorkshire +2 3 - -
Surrey -10 1 £300 +44.57% 1
Guildford -11 1 £300 +44.57% 1
South East -24 1 £300 +44.57% 2
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Slough - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Warrington - - - -

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 192 (100.00%) Games
2 93 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (30.73%) Scrum
4 44 (22.92%) Linux
5 40 (20.83%) TDD
6 38 (19.79%) SQL
7 35 (18.23%) Oracle
8 33 (17.19%) E-Commerce
9 32 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 32 (16.67%) QA
10 30 (15.63%) Marketing
10 30 (15.63%) HTML
10 30 (15.63%) Java
10 30 (15.63%) Project Management
11 29 (15.10%) CSS
11 29 (15.10%) Finance
12 28 (14.58%) Microsoft
13 25 (13.02%) ETL
13 25 (13.02%) DevOps
14 23 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (11.98%) ITIL
15 22 (11.46%) Data Warehouse
15 22 (11.46%) RESTful
15 22 (11.46%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (10.94%) Analytics
17 20 (10.42%) HTML5
17 20 (10.42%) Data Modelling
17 20 (10.42%) PHP
18 19 (9.90%) Ruby
18 19 (9.90%) jQuery

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 12 (6.25%) Apache
2 11 (5.73%) IBM Notes
2 11 (5.73%) nginx
3 9 (4.69%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.65%) CMS
6 6 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.60%) Drupal
7 5 (2.60%) Mule
7 5 (2.60%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (1.56%) Node.js
9 2 (1.04%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.52%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.52%) Jetty
10 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.52%) SAS
10 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.13%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (2.08%) SPSS
5 3 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.56%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.04%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.52%) Maya
7 1 (0.52%) MS Project
7 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (5.73%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.08%) Office 365
3 2 (1.04%) GitHub
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.25%) LDAP
2 11 (5.73%) DNS
3 10 (5.21%) Internet
4 9 (4.69%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.65%) SAN
5 7 (3.65%) iSCSI
6 5 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (2.60%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (2.60%) HTTP
7 4 (2.08%) NetScreen
7 4 (2.08%) Firewall
7 4 (2.08%) NAS
7 4 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.56%) VPN
9 2 (1.04%) SSL
9 2 (1.04%) Wireless
9 2 (1.04%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.04%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.46%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (7.29%) QlikView
3 12 (6.25%) MySQL
4 9 (4.69%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.65%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.65%) OLTP
5 7 (3.65%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.13%) OLAP
7 5 (2.60%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.08%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.08%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.56%) Spotfire
9 3 (1.56%) Redis
9 3 (1.56%) Big Data
9 3 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.56%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (6.77%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.73%) Subversion
3 7 (3.65%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.13%) JMeter
5 5 (2.60%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.08%) JIRA
7 3 (1.56%) Selenium
7 3 (1.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (1.56%) Axure RP
7 3 (1.56%) ProtoShare
8 2 (1.04%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.04%) JSUnit
8 2 (1.04%) Xcode
8 2 (1.04%) JUnit
9 1 (0.52%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.52%) JBehave
9 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.52%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.52%) FishEye
9 1 (0.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 192 (100.00%) Games
2 30 (15.63%) Marketing
3 29 (15.10%) Finance
4 11 (5.73%) Danish Language
5 10 (5.21%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.56%) iGaming
7 2 (1.04%) Billing
8 1 (0.52%) Retail
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 76 (39.58%) Developer
2 23 (11.98%) Analyst
3 16 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 15 (7.81%) Business Analyst
5 13 (6.77%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (5.73%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 10 (5.21%) Java Developer
8 9 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (4.69%) Front-End Developer
8 9 (4.69%) Designer
9 7 (3.65%) iOS Developer
9 7 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.65%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.13%) Network Engineer
10 6 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.60%) Consultant
11 5 (2.60%) Integration Manager
11 5 (2.60%) Integration Project Manager
12 4 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 4 (2.08%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.63%) HTML
2 29 (15.10%) CSS
3 22 (11.46%) RESTful
4 20 (10.42%) HTML5
5 19 (9.90%) jQuery
6 17 (8.85%) CSS3
6 17 (8.85%) Web Services
7 13 (6.77%) XML
8 11 (5.73%) Ruby on Rails
8 11 (5.73%) JSON
9 8 (4.17%) AngularJS
10 7 (3.65%) REST
11 6 (3.13%) Ajax
12 5 (2.60%) Spring
12 5 (2.60%) Hibernate
12 5 (2.60%) Flash
12 5 (2.60%) XHTML
12 5 (2.60%) DHTML
12 5 (2.60%) Struts
12 5 (2.60%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.90%) Data Integration
3 14 (7.29%) New Media
4 13 (6.77%) Blog
5 12 (6.25%) Social Media
5 12 (6.25%) User Experience
6 10 (5.21%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.65%) iPad
7 7 (3.65%) iPhone
7 7 (3.65%) W3C
8 6 (3.13%) Blackberry
8 6 (3.13%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.60%) Social Gaming
10 4 (2.08%) Wiki
10 4 (2.08%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.56%) Open Source
11 3 (1.56%) Video on Demand
11 3 (1.56%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.56%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.56%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 44 (22.92%) Linux
2 16 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (7.81%) Windows
4 13 (6.77%) UNIX
5 9 (4.69%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.17%) CentOS
7 6 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.08%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.56%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.04%) Android
11 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (30.73%) Scrum
3 40 (20.83%) TDD
4 33 (17.19%) E-Commerce
5 30 (15.63%) Project Management
6 25 (13.02%) ETL
6 25 (13.02%) DevOps
7 23 (11.98%) ITIL
8 22 (11.46%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (10.94%) Analytics
10 20 (10.42%) Data Modelling
11 18 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (8.85%) CRM
13 16 (8.33%) Workflow
14 14 (7.29%) Service Management
14 14 (7.29%) Kanban
14 14 (7.29%) BDD
15 12 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
15 12 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.79%) SQL
2 32 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 30 (15.63%) Java
4 20 (10.42%) PHP
5 19 (9.90%) Ruby
6 16 (8.33%) Python
6 16 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 8 (4.17%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.65%) Perl
9 6 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.60%) C#
11 4 (2.08%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.56%) C++
13 2 (1.04%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 2 (1.04%) XPath
14 1 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (8.33%) Degree
2 5 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (2.60%) CCNP
3 3 (1.56%) MCSE
3 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.04%) ISACA
4 2 (1.04%) CISA
4 2 (1.04%) ISEB
4 2 (1.04%) CISSP
5 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.52%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (16.67%) QA
2 6 (3.13%) SLA
3 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.21%) Xen
3 7 (3.65%) NFS
3 7 (3.65%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.08%) Varnish
5 4 (2.08%) vCloud
6 3 (1.56%) vSphere
6 3 (1.56%) XenServer
7 2 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (5.73%) BMC PATROL
2 10 (5.21%) Puppet
3 8 (4.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 8 (4.17%) Cobbler
3 8 (4.17%) Nagios
3 8 (4.17%) Opsview
4 7 (3.65%) HAProxy
5 6 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.60%) SCOM
7 3 (1.56%) SCCM
8 1 (0.52%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.52%) RANCID
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 35 (18.23%) Oracle
2 28 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.29%) Netezza
4 12 (6.25%) Ab Initio
5 11 (5.73%) Lotus
6 10 (5.21%) ServiceNow
7 9 (4.69%) VMware
8 8 (4.17%) Citrix
8 8 (4.17%) Splunk
9 7 (3.65%) Veritas
9 7 (3.65%) Infoblox
9 7 (3.65%) Teradata
10 6 (3.13%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.13%) Cisco
10 6 (3.13%) Dell
11 5 (2.60%) F5
12 4 (2.08%) Tableau
12 4 (2.08%) Brocade
12 4 (2.08%) Juniper
12 4 (2.08%) NetApp
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