The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Xbox in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xbox over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 633 646 623
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Contract jobs citing Xbox 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.005% 0.011%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.030% 0.016% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Median daily rate £400 £375 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +31.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +5.26%
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
16556 18240 17894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.52% 33.34% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10728 11465 11353
Median daily rate £430 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £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 582 787 748
Median hourly rate £19.38 £20.63 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +22.47%
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 £18.81 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +19.61%

Xbox
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Xbox as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Xbox Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Xbox
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xbox within the UK.

Xbox Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Xbox
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xbox within the UK.

Xbox Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Xbox
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xbox within the UK over the 3 months to 6 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 +9 5 £400 +6.66% 18
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
South East +13 1 - - 3
Nottingham - 1 £400 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £400 -

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Xbox 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 Xbox.

1 8 (66.67%) Games
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 4 (33.33%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (16.67%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (16.67%) User Experience
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Google
4 2 (16.67%) Kinect
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Service Design
4 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
4 2 (16.67%) Global Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Legal
4 2 (16.67%) Advertising
4 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (8.33%) Subversion
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Perforce
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (8.33%) French Language
5 1 (8.33%) German Language
5 1 (8.33%) QA

Xbox
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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Fiddler
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 8 (66.67%) Games
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Advertising
3 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) French Language
4 1 (8.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Programmer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) C# Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) C++ Games Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Compliance Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Games Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Games Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) iOS Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (16.67%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Kinect
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Games
2 1 (8.33%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (8.33%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Analytics
1 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
1 2 (16.67%) Global Marketing
1 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
1 2 (16.67%) Service Design
2 1 (8.33%) Android Development
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Cross-Platform Development
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) Integrated Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Facebook
3 1 (8.33%) Perforce
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