The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Xbox in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xbox over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 594 582 521
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -61
Contract jobs citing Xbox 19 14 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.026% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.083% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 24
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£540 £438 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £375 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £475 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £158
% change year-on-year
- +146.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
17261 16878 16717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.48% 31.90% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10795 10341 9863
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 637 740
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Xbox
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xbox within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xbox within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Xbox Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xbox within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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 -16 19 £540 +23.42% 15
South East -11 10 £388 - 1
London -4 9 £560 +26.55% 8
Oxfordshire - 9 - - 1
Oxford - 3 - -
Hampshire 0 1 £388 -
Basingstoke 0 1 £388 -
City of London -2 1 - -

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Xbox 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 Xbox.

1 26 (83.87%) Games
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) PlayStation
3 13 (41.94%) Marketing
4 12 (38.71%) Android
4 12 (38.71%) Apple iOS
5 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
5 11 (35.48%) HTML
6 10 (32.26%) Apple
6 10 (32.26%) Streaming Video
6 10 (32.26%) STB
6 10 (32.26%) HTML5
6 10 (32.26%) Mathematics
6 10 (32.26%) IPTV
6 10 (32.26%) Chromecast
6 10 (32.26%) Apple TV
6 10 (32.26%) Roku
6 10 (32.26%) Over-the-Top Content
7 9 (29.03%) Software Delivery
7 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
7 9 (29.03%) Degree
7 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
8 8 (25.81%) Game Development
9 7 (22.58%) SQL
9 7 (22.58%) C++
10 6 (19.35%) C
10 6 (19.35%) Software Architecture
10 6 (19.35%) Physics
11 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
11 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Xbox 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 Xbox. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Photoshop
2 3 (9.68%) 3ds Max
2 3 (9.68%) ZBrush
3 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.90%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (3.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.23%) SaaS
4 1 (3.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (9.68%) Data Mining
3 2 (6.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) Azkaban
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (83.87%) Games
2 13 (41.94%) Marketing
3 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
4 3 (9.68%) Japanese Language
5 1 (3.23%) Electronics
5 1 (3.23%) Finance
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Programmer
3 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Graphics Programmer
3 3 (9.68%) Network Programmer
4 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) iOS Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior iOS Developer
4 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.23%) C++ Games Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Data Scientist
5 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Games Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) HTML
2 10 (32.26%) HTML5
3 5 (16.13%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) .NET
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Flex
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) RESTful
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) PlayStation
2 10 (32.26%) Over-the-Top Content
2 10 (32.26%) Chromecast
2 10 (32.26%) Apple TV
2 10 (32.26%) Streaming Video
2 10 (32.26%) STB
2 10 (32.26%) IPTV
2 10 (32.26%) Mathematics
3 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
4 6 (19.35%) Physics
5 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
6 4 (12.90%) Statistics
7 2 (6.45%) iPhone
7 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (3.23%) DTV
8 1 (3.23%) Blog
8 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (3.23%) Video on Demand
8 1 (3.23%) Social Media
8 1 (3.23%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Android
1 12 (38.71%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
2 9 (29.03%) Software Delivery
3 8 (25.81%) Game Development
4 6 (19.35%) Software Architecture
5 4 (12.90%) MapReduce
5 4 (12.90%) Data Management
5 4 (12.90%) Analytics
6 3 (9.68%) Anomaly Detection
6 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.68%) Predictive Modelling
6 3 (9.68%) Product Management
6 3 (9.68%) Open Source
7 2 (6.45%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (6.45%) Web Development
7 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.45%) ETL
7 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) C++
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) C
3 5 (16.13%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) Python
4 4 (12.90%) Scala
4 4 (12.90%) Go
5 3 (9.68%) R
6 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Apple
1 10 (32.26%) Roku
2 4 (12.90%) Vertica
2 4 (12.90%) Tableau
2 4 (12.90%) Netezza
2 4 (12.90%) Adobe
2 4 (12.90%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Remedy
4 1 (3.23%) comScore
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Twitter
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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