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 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Xbox
UK
Rank 574 625 601
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -24
Contract jobs citing Xbox 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.004% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.056% 0.012% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Median daily rate £350 £275 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +6.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £295 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £275 £285
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -3.50%
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
14311 16696 16036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.50% 32.86% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9145 10594 10070
Median daily rate £438 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +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 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 693 651
Median hourly rate £21.04 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.16% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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 9 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 21 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 +28 8 £350 +27.27% 15
Yorkshire - 5 £300 - 1
South East +17 3 £350 +27.27% 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £300 -
Middlesex - 3 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Skipton - 2 £300 -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 (61.54%) Games
2 6 (46.15%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 5 (38.46%) PlayStation
4 4 (30.77%) Unreal Engine
4 4 (30.77%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
5 3 (23.08%) Fiddler
6 2 (15.38%) Google
6 2 (15.38%) Kinect
6 2 (15.38%) User Experience
6 2 (15.38%) Service Design
6 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
6 2 (15.38%) Advertising
7 1 (7.69%) Mobile Games
7 1 (7.69%) XAML
7 1 (7.69%) Perforce
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) NUnit
7 1 (7.69%) Subversion
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) .NET
7 1 (7.69%) MySQL
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle

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 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Fiddler
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) NuGet
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (61.54%) Games
2 2 (15.38%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) French Language
3 1 (7.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) C++ Games Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Compliance Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Games Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Games Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (30.77%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) PlayStation
2 3 (23.08%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (15.38%) Kinect
3 2 (15.38%) User Experience
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
2 2 (15.38%) Service Design
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Android Development
3 1 (7.69%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
3 1 (7.69%) MVVM
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Perforce
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