The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 130 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Online Games 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.036% 0.078% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £420 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £500 £344
% change year-on-year
-28.75% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Online Games
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
769 707 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.97% 27.67% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 403 375
Median daily rate £375 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 47 58
Median hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.00 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Online Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Online Games
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Online Games across the West Midlands region.

Online Games Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Online Games
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Online Games across the West Midlands region.

Online Games Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Online Games
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
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
Staffordshire -5 1 - -
Online Games
England

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Online Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Online Games.

1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Appium
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft