Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Online Games over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Online Gaming
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 - 264
Rank change year-on-year - +264 +5
Contract jobs citing Online Games 8 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% - 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 6
City of London median daily rate £525 - £150
10th Percentile £366 - £113
90th Percentile £544 - £563
Central London median daily rate £525 £413 £200
% change year-on-year +27.27% +106.25% -43.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Online Games is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3086 2710 3607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.54% 41.09% 39.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2400 2120 2867
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £275
90th Percentile £713 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 56
City of London median hourly rate £22.26 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.88 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £33.25 £55.00 £42.12
Central London median hourly rate £21.31 £18.45 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.51% -7.75% +14.29%

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Online Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Online Games in the City of London

Online Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Online Games in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Online Games in the City of London

Online Games
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Online Games in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Online Games in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Online Games.

1 8 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 5 (62.50%) JMS
2 5 (62.50%) JMX
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) Multithreading
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5 Boilerplate
3 3 (37.50%) React
3 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) CMS
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript

Online Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (37.50%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Java Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Agile Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
1 5 (62.50%) JMS
1 5 (62.50%) JMX
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) CSS3
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5 Boilerplate
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) React
2 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
1 5 (62.50%) Multithreading
2 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
2 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (37.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PHP