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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 656 655 600
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -55
Contract jobs citing Xbox 4 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.033% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.022% 0.10% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 13
Median daily rate - £540 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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
18108 18446 17467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.54% 32.33% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11689 11594 10569
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 733 697
Median hourly rate £20.92 £18.68 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.96% -6.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 6 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 27 July 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
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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 -29 4 - - 20
Reading +8 2 - -
Berkshire +6 2 - -
London -1 2 - - 9
South East -8 2 - - 1
City of London +50 1 - - 2

Xbox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Games
3 4 (40.00%) Marketing
4 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Legal
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (20.00%) Global Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (10.00%) Release Management
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) HTML5
6 1 (10.00%) MVVM
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (10.00%) Game Development
6 1 (10.00%) Kinect
6 1 (10.00%) High Availability
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Facebook
6 1 (10.00%) Big Data

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (40.00%) Games
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Legal
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) French Language
3 1 (10.00%) German Language
3 1 (10.00%) Italian Language
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Interaction Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Windows Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Silverlight Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XNA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) IPTV
2 1 (10.00%) Kinect
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Video Editing
2 1 (10.00%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Analytics
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Global Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Escalation Management
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Game Development
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Integrated Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) MVVM
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Facebook
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