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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 592 575 530
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -45
Contract jobs citing Online Games 35 62 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.34% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 46 51
Median daily rate £450 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £331 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £500 £325
% change year-on-year
-28.75% +53.84%
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
16353 18243 18179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.59% 33.35% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10596 11467 11532
Median daily rate £430 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 787 758
Median hourly rate £19.02 £20.63 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +21.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

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 5 December 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 7 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 5 December 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 -28 33 £450 +5.88% 55
London -18 31 £450 +5.88% 38
South East +13 1 £300 -14.28% 2
Staffordshire -7 1 - -
West Midlands -18 1 - - 6
Brighton - 1 £300 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £300 - 1

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 64 (100.00%) Games
2 27 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (28.13%) TDD
4 15 (23.44%) Scrum
4 15 (23.44%) Java
5 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
6 13 (20.31%) CSS
6 13 (20.31%) HTML
6 13 (20.31%) DevOps
7 12 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (18.75%) RESTful
8 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (17.19%) BDD
8 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
8 11 (17.19%) Retail
9 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce
9 10 (15.63%) Ansible
9 10 (15.63%) Puppet
9 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
9 10 (15.63%) HTML5
10 9 (14.06%) Node.js
10 9 (14.06%) Backbone.js
10 9 (14.06%) Docker
10 9 (14.06%) C#
10 9 (14.06%) SQL
10 9 (14.06%) .NET
10 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
10 9 (14.06%) Spring
10 9 (14.06%) Ruby
11 8 (12.50%) Linux

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 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.13%) Apache
2 2 (3.13%) CMS
2 2 (3.13%) CoreMedia CMS
2 2 (3.13%) Jetty
2 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.94%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) Intranet
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (7.81%) Hazelcast
2 5 (7.81%) Neo4j
2 5 (7.81%) RDBMS
2 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.56%) MySQL
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.38%) Vagrant
3 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (4.69%) GitLab
4 3 (4.69%) Grunt
4 3 (4.69%) gulp
4 3 (4.69%) Jasmine
4 3 (4.69%) JIRA
4 3 (4.69%) Mocha
5 1 (1.56%) Appium
5 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.56%) Geb
5 1 (1.56%) JUnit
5 1 (1.56%) Selenium
5 1 (1.56%) Spock
General
1 64 (100.00%) Games
2 11 (17.19%) Retail
3 7 (10.94%) Finance
4 6 (9.38%) Online Betting
5 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.13%) Publishing
7 1 (1.56%) Legal
7 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (56.25%) Developer
2 7 (10.94%) .NET Developer
2 7 (10.94%) Senior Developer
3 6 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (9.38%) C# Developer
3 6 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (6.25%) iOS Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Ruby Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Software Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.69%) DevOps Architect
6 3 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Software Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.69%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) CSS
1 13 (20.31%) HTML
2 12 (18.75%) RESTful
3 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
4 10 (15.63%) HTML5
5 9 (14.06%) .NET
5 9 (14.06%) Backbone.js
5 9 (14.06%) Node.js
5 9 (14.06%) Spring
6 8 (12.50%) CSS3
7 6 (9.38%) React
8 4 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (6.25%) Sass
8 4 (6.25%) Spring Integration
9 3 (4.69%) Ember.js
9 3 (4.69%) Java EE
9 3 (4.69%) JSON
9 3 (4.69%) REST
9 3 (4.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Mobile Games
2 4 (6.25%) Online Gambling
3 3 (4.69%) iPhone
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Social Media
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.69%) Android
4 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.13%) Unix
5 1 (1.56%) CentOS
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.56%) Windows
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) TDD
3 15 (23.44%) Scrum
4 13 (20.31%) DevOps
5 12 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (17.19%) BDD
7 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce
8 8 (12.50%) Kanban
9 7 (10.94%) iOS Development
9 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (9.38%) Front End Development
10 6 (9.38%) Microservices
10 6 (9.38%) Refactoring
10 6 (9.38%) Web Development
11 5 (7.81%) Coaching
11 5 (7.81%) Fraud Detection
11 5 (7.81%) Mobile First
11 5 (7.81%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) Java
2 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.06%) C#
3 9 (14.06%) Ruby
3 9 (14.06%) SQL
4 7 (10.94%) Python
5 4 (6.25%) Apple Swift
5 4 (6.25%) C++
5 4 (6.25%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.69%) ES6
6 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.13%) Scala
8 1 (1.56%) F#
8 1 (1.56%) Go
8 1 (1.56%) Groovy
8 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.56%) VB
8 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.56%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Docker
2 2 (3.13%) KVM
3 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) Squid
3 1 (1.56%) vCloud
3 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) Ansible
1 10 (15.63%) Puppet
2 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) Apigee
3 4 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (3.13%) Apple
5 1 (1.56%) Facebook
5 1 (1.56%) Kaspersky
5 1 (1.56%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.56%) Symantec
5 1 (1.56%) Tableau
5 1 (1.56%) Xamarin
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Gamesys
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Central London / West End
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Posted: 21 days ago