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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Gaming
UK
Rank 564 569 496
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -73
Contract jobs citing Online Games 33 53 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.10% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.32% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 46
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £250 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £490 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £395 £363
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £70.00 - -
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
14558 16732 16039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.52% 32.94% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9299 10629 10061
Median daily rate £440 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 694 649
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £17.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +9 32 £388 +3.33% 41
London -11 27 £388 +3.33% 27
South East - 3 £320 - 1
Brighton - 2 £310 -
East Sussex - 2 £310 -
Yorkshire +8 1 £475 -9.52% 6
Cambridgeshire - 1 £525 - 1
East of England - 1 £525 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £345 -
Cambridge - 1 £525 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £475 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £345 -

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 63 (100.00%) Games
2 30 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (33.33%) TDD
4 18 (28.57%) Java
5 14 (22.22%) Scrum
5 14 (22.22%) RESTful
5 14 (22.22%) BDD
5 14 (22.22%) DevOps
6 12 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (19.05%) Ruby
6 12 (19.05%) QA
6 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 12 (19.05%) HTML
6 12 (19.05%) CSS
7 11 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (17.46%) Docker
8 10 (15.87%) Microservices
8 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
8 10 (15.87%) AngularJS
8 10 (15.87%) Spring
8 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
9 9 (14.29%) Python
9 9 (14.29%) Mobile Games
9 9 (14.29%) Backbone.js
9 9 (14.29%) Puppet
9 9 (14.29%) Kanban
9 9 (14.29%) Ansible
9 9 (14.29%) React
10 8 (12.70%) Mobile First
10 8 (12.70%) HTML5

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 4 (6.35%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.76%) Apache
2 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
3 2 (3.17%) CoreMedia CMS
3 2 (3.17%) Jetty
3 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) HTTP
1 3 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) DNS
2 1 (1.59%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (11.11%) Hazelcast
1 7 (11.11%) Neo4j
2 5 (7.94%) RDBMS
2 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.59%) Big Data
6 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.59%) MySQL
6 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.52%) Vagrant
3 5 (7.94%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (4.76%) GitLab
4 3 (4.76%) Grunt
4 3 (4.76%) gulp
4 3 (4.76%) Jasmine
4 3 (4.76%) JIRA
4 3 (4.76%) Mocha
5 1 (1.59%) Appium
5 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.59%) Maven
5 1 (1.59%) Selenium
5 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
General
1 63 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (12.70%) Retail
3 7 (11.11%) Online Betting
4 5 (7.94%) Finance
5 4 (6.35%) Publishing
6 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.17%) iGaming
8 1 (1.59%) Legal
8 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (53.97%) Developer
2 8 (12.70%) Java Developer
3 6 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Ruby Developer
5 4 (6.35%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (6.35%) Software Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Architect
6 3 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.76%) DevOps Architect
6 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Lead Architect
6 3 (4.76%) Python Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Software Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) RESTful
2 12 (19.05%) CSS
2 12 (19.05%) HTML
3 10 (15.87%) AngularJS
3 10 (15.87%) Spring
4 9 (14.29%) Backbone.js
4 9 (14.29%) React
5 8 (12.70%) HTML5
5 8 (12.70%) Node.js
6 7 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (11.11%) Spring Integration
7 6 (9.52%) .NET
7 6 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (9.52%) CSS3
7 6 (9.52%) REST
8 4 (6.35%) Java EE
8 4 (6.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 3 (4.76%) Apache Camel
9 3 (4.76%) JSON
10 2 (3.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Mobile Games
2 4 (6.35%) iPhone
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.17%) HTC Vive
3 2 (3.17%) Oculus Rift
3 2 (3.17%) Online Gambling
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) iPad
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) RIA
4 1 (1.59%) Social Media
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Linux
2 4 (6.35%) Android
3 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.17%) Unix
4 1 (1.59%) CentOS
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.59%) Windows
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.33%) TDD
3 14 (22.22%) BDD
3 14 (22.22%) DevOps
3 14 (22.22%) Scrum
4 11 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
5 10 (15.87%) Microservices
6 9 (14.29%) Kanban
7 8 (12.70%) Mobile First
7 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
7 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.11%) Coaching
8 7 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (11.11%) Fraud Detection
8 7 (11.11%) High Availability
9 6 (9.52%) Front End Development
9 6 (9.52%) iOS Development
9 6 (9.52%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) Java
2 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 12 (19.05%) Ruby
3 9 (14.29%) Python
4 6 (9.52%) C#
5 5 (7.94%) C++
5 5 (7.94%) SQL
6 3 (4.76%) ES6
6 3 (4.76%) Scala
6 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.17%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.59%) F#
8 1 (1.59%) Go
8 1 (1.59%) Perl
8 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.59%) VB
8 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.59%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) KVM
2 1 (1.59%) Squid
2 1 (1.59%) vCloud
2 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) Ansible
1 9 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.59%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.59%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) Apigee
3 4 (6.35%) VMware
4 2 (3.17%) Apple
5 1 (1.59%) Facebook
5 1 (1.59%) Kaspersky
5 1 (1.59%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.59%) Symantec
5 1 (1.59%) Tableau
5 1 (1.59%) Vertica
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