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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 596 573 514
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -59
Contract jobs citing Xbox 13 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.028% 0.069%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.077% 0.089% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 12
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£565 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.80% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £363 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £473 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £255
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +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
16917 16895 14876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.34% 31.05% 31.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10391 10475 8865
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £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 647 652 646
Average hourly rate £18.90 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.85 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +4.65%

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 4 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 4 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 -15 13 £565 +45.80% 16
London +10 8 £573 +18.96% 6
South East -19 4 - - 7
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 5
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
Oxford - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 19 (90.48%) Games
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 9 (42.86%) PlayStation
4 8 (38.10%) Chromecast
4 8 (38.10%) Apple TV
4 8 (38.10%) Roku
4 8 (38.10%) Over-the-Top Content
4 8 (38.10%) Android
4 8 (38.10%) HTML5
4 8 (38.10%) Apple iOS
4 8 (38.10%) Apple
4 8 (38.10%) STB
4 8 (38.10%) IPTV
4 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
4 8 (38.10%) Streaming Video
5 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 6 (28.57%) Web Services
6 6 (28.57%) Game Development
6 6 (28.57%) Mathematics
7 5 (23.81%) Software Delivery
7 5 (23.81%) Marketing
7 5 (23.81%) Degree
7 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
8 4 (19.05%) Netezza
8 4 (19.05%) Statistics
8 4 (19.05%) Python
8 4 (19.05%) Java
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) MicroStrategy

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (19.05%) Apache Spark
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) ZBrush
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.76%) 3ds Max
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (4.76%) Route 53
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (4.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Skype
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 2 (9.52%) Big Data
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) Azkaban
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (90.48%) Games
2 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
3 5 (23.81%) Marketing
4 3 (14.29%) Japanese Language
5 2 (9.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Programmer
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Programmer
4 1 (4.76%) Graphics Programmer
4 1 (4.76%) C++ Games Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Data Scientist
4 1 (4.76%) Games Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) HTML5
3 6 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (9.52%) RESTful
5 1 (4.76%) CSS
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) PlayStation
2 8 (38.10%) Chromecast
2 8 (38.10%) Apple TV
2 8 (38.10%) Over-the-Top Content
2 8 (38.10%) STB
2 8 (38.10%) IPTV
2 8 (38.10%) Streaming Video
3 6 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
5 4 (19.05%) Statistics
5 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
6 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.52%) Open Source
6 2 (9.52%) Physics
6 2 (9.52%) Streaming Media
7 1 (4.76%) Video on Demand
7 1 (4.76%) User Experience
7 1 (4.76%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Android
1 8 (38.10%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (28.57%) Game Development
4 5 (23.81%) Software Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Analytics
5 4 (19.05%) MapReduce
5 4 (19.05%) Software Architecture
6 3 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
6 3 (14.29%) Anomaly Detection
6 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 3 (14.29%) Data Management
7 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
7 2 (9.52%) ETL
7 2 (9.52%) OOD
7 2 (9.52%) OO
7 2 (9.52%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (9.52%) Stress Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Product Management
8 1 (4.76%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Python
1 4 (19.05%) Java
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
1 4 (19.05%) Go
1 4 (19.05%) Scala
2 3 (14.29%) R
2 3 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) C
3 2 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Lua
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) ARCserve
1 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Roku
1 8 (38.10%) Apple
2 4 (19.05%) Netezza
2 4 (19.05%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (19.05%) Vertica
2 4 (19.05%) Tableau
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) comScore
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Adobe
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
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