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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 575 584 501
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -83
Contract jobs citing Xbox 21 11 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.021% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.066% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 23
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£560 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.51% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £388 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £498 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £388 £255
% change year-on-year
-4.83% +51.96%
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
16812 16661 15515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.53% 31.47% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10365 10360 9121
Average daily rate £413 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 667 657 668
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -12 21 £560 +44.51% 14
London +11 10 £580 +10.47% 2
South East -2 10 £388 - 5
Oxfordshire - 9 - - 3
Oxford - 3 - -
Basingstoke 0 1 £388 -
Hampshire -1 1 £388 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £350 -

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (92.86%) Games
2 14 (50.00%) PlayStation
3 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (42.86%) Marketing
5 11 (39.29%) Telecoms
6 10 (35.71%) Streaming Video
6 10 (35.71%) IPTV
6 10 (35.71%) STB
6 10 (35.71%) HTML
6 10 (35.71%) Apple
6 10 (35.71%) Chromecast
6 10 (35.71%) Apple TV
6 10 (35.71%) Roku
6 10 (35.71%) Over-the-Top Content
6 10 (35.71%) Mathematics
6 10 (35.71%) Android
6 10 (35.71%) HTML5
6 10 (35.71%) Apple iOS
7 9 (32.14%) Degree
7 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
7 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
8 8 (28.57%) Game Development
9 7 (25.00%) Software Delivery
9 7 (25.00%) C++
10 6 (21.43%) C
10 6 (21.43%) Software Architecture
10 6 (21.43%) Physics
11 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (17.86%) Web Services
12 4 (14.29%) Python

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) ZBrush
1 3 (10.71%) 3ds Max
1 3 (10.71%) Photoshop
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (10.71%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (3.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (3.57%) Route 53
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (10.71%) Data Mining
3 2 (7.14%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) Azkaban
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (92.86%) Games
2 12 (42.86%) Marketing
3 11 (39.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (10.71%) Japanese Language
5 1 (3.57%) Electronics
5 1 (3.57%) Finance
5 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Programmer
3 3 (10.71%) Network Programmer
3 3 (10.71%) Graphics Programmer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Data Scientist
5 1 (3.57%) C++ Games Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Games Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
1 10 (35.71%) HTML5
2 5 (17.86%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.57%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.57%) RESTful
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) PlayStation
2 10 (35.71%) Streaming Video
2 10 (35.71%) IPTV
2 10 (35.71%) STB
2 10 (35.71%) Chromecast
2 10 (35.71%) Apple TV
2 10 (35.71%) Over-the-Top Content
2 10 (35.71%) Mathematics
3 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
4 6 (21.43%) Physics
5 4 (14.29%) Statistics
5 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.57%) Blog
7 1 (3.57%) Social Media
7 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (3.57%) Video on Demand
7 1 (3.57%) Economics
7 1 (3.57%) Streaming Media
7 1 (3.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Android
1 10 (35.71%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
3 8 (28.57%) Game Development
4 7 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 6 (21.43%) Software Architecture
6 4 (14.29%) Data Management
6 4 (14.29%) Analytics
6 4 (14.29%) MapReduce
7 3 (10.71%) Anomaly Detection
7 3 (10.71%) Predictive Modelling
7 3 (10.71%) Product Management
7 3 (10.71%) Open Source
7 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
8 2 (7.14%) ETL
8 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (7.14%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (3.57%) DevOps
9 1 (3.57%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (3.57%) Customer Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) C++
2 6 (21.43%) C
3 4 (14.29%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) Scala
3 4 (14.29%) Go
4 3 (10.71%) R
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Apple
1 10 (35.71%) Roku
2 4 (14.29%) Netezza
2 4 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (14.29%) Tableau
2 4 (14.29%) Vertica
3 3 (10.71%) Adobe
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Remedy
5 1 (3.57%) Twitter
5 1 (3.57%) comScore
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
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