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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 608 624 542
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -82
Contract jobs citing Online Games 31 33 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.057% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.17% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 20
Median daily rate £425 £425 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £284 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £538 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £420 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +44.82%
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
17815 18938 18474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.41% 32.48% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11513 11873 11053
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 668 776 774
Median hourly rate £20.67 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.82% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.47 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -2 29 £425 - 74
London -9 17 £425 -5.02% 43
South East +10 8 £335 -6.94% 5
Brighton - 6 £320 - 2
East Sussex - 6 £320 - 2
Yorkshire +9 3 £475 -5.00% 23
West Yorkshire +7 3 £475 -5.00% 18
Leeds +4 3 £475 -5.00% 17
Berkshire +14 2 £438 +36.71% 1
Reading - 2 £438 -
Stoke-on-Trent 0 1 £475 +13.09%
Staffordshire -1 1 £475 +13.09%
West Midlands -27 1 £475 +13.09%

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 68 (100.00%) Games
2 18 (26.47%) Linux
2 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.12%) DevOps
4 12 (17.65%) CSS
4 12 (17.65%) HTML
5 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
5 11 (16.18%) Backbone.js
6 10 (14.71%) CSS3
6 10 (14.71%) HTML5
6 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
6 10 (14.71%) SQL
6 10 (14.71%) E-Commerce
7 9 (13.24%) C#
7 9 (13.24%) .NET
7 9 (13.24%) Red Hat
7 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
7 9 (13.24%) Scrum
7 9 (13.24%) Sass
7 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (11.76%) Puppet
8 8 (11.76%) Node.js
8 8 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (11.76%) Retail
9 7 (10.29%) Apache
9 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.29%) OpenStack
9 7 (10.29%) Front End Development
10 6 (8.82%) Ansible

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 7 (10.29%) Apache
1 7 (10.29%) OpenStack
2 5 (7.35%) nginx
3 1 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.47%) JBoss
3 1 (1.47%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.94%) DNS
2 2 (2.94%) Intranet
2 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.47%) SAN
3 1 (1.47%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) MySQL
2 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.47%) OpenTSDB
6 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) gulp
2 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.94%) JUnit
3 1 (1.47%) Calabash
3 1 (1.47%) Capybara
3 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.47%) Geb
3 1 (1.47%) Gradle
3 1 (1.47%) Grunt
3 1 (1.47%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.47%) JIRA
3 1 (1.47%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.47%) Maven
3 1 (1.47%) NUnit
3 1 (1.47%) Protractor
3 1 (1.47%) RSpec
3 1 (1.47%) Spock
3 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 68 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (11.76%) Retail
3 5 (7.35%) Finance
4 3 (4.41%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Law
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) Developer
2 7 (10.29%) .NET Developer
2 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
3 6 (8.82%) Administrator
3 6 (8.82%) Analyst
3 6 (8.82%) Business Analyst
3 6 (8.82%) DevOps Administrator
3 6 (8.82%) Games Developer
3 6 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (7.35%) Architect
4 5 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (7.35%) C# Developer
4 5 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 4 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (5.88%) Systems Architect
5 4 (5.88%) UI Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) CSS
1 12 (17.65%) HTML
2 11 (16.18%) Backbone.js
3 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
3 10 (14.71%) CSS3
3 10 (14.71%) HTML5
4 9 (13.24%) .NET
4 9 (13.24%) Sass
5 8 (11.76%) Node.js
6 5 (7.35%) LESS
7 4 (5.88%) Ember.js
7 4 (5.88%) Express
7 4 (5.88%) Web Services
8 3 (4.41%) Marionette.js
8 3 (4.41%) React
9 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.94%) iOS SDK
9 2 (2.94%) Spring
9 2 (2.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (1.47%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Public Cloud
2 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.88%) User Experience
3 3 (4.41%) Online Gambling
4 2 (2.94%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.94%) iPhone
4 2 (2.94%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.47%) Linux
2 8 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (8.82%) Ubuntu
4 4 (5.88%) Windows
5 2 (2.94%) Android
5 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.94%) CentOS
6 1 (1.47%) Fedora
6 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.12%) DevOps
3 10 (14.71%) E-Commerce
4 9 (13.24%) Scrum
5 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.29%) Front End Development
6 5 (7.35%) Project Management
6 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.88%) iOS Development
7 4 (5.88%) Mobile First
7 4 (5.88%) TDD
7 4 (5.88%) Web Accessibility
7 4 (5.88%) Web Development
8 3 (4.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (4.41%) CRM
8 3 (4.41%) DNA
8 3 (4.41%) ETL
8 3 (4.41%) OO
8 3 (4.41%) Progressive Enhancement
9 2 (2.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
2 10 (14.71%) SQL
3 9 (13.24%) C#
4 4 (5.88%) Python
4 4 (5.88%) Ruby
4 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.41%) Java
6 2 (2.94%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.94%) C++
6 2 (2.94%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (1.47%) C
7 1 (1.47%) Groovy
7 1 (1.47%) VB
7 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
1 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.47%) GCED
2 1 (1.47%) GCFA
2 1 (1.47%) GIAC
2 1 (1.47%) ISEB
2 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) ISO27002
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.94%) KVM
2 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.94%) vSphere
3 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) Docker
3 1 (1.47%) NFS
3 1 (1.47%) Squid
3 1 (1.47%) vCloud
3 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) Puppet
2 6 (8.82%) Ansible
3 5 (7.35%) HAProxy
3 5 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.47%) Nagios
4 1 (1.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.47%) Packer
4 1 (1.47%) Riemann
4 1 (1.47%) vRealize
4 1 (1.47%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
1 9 (13.24%) Red Hat
2 6 (8.82%) VMware
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco
3 2 (2.94%) F5
4 1 (1.47%) EMC
4 1 (1.47%) HP
4 1 (1.47%) NetApp
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.47%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.47%) Xamarin
Brighton, East Sussex
Mediatonic Games
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