Period
to 15 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Xbox in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Xbox over the 6 months to 15 December 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.

Microsoft Xbox
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 145 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - +138
Contract jobs citing Xbox 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.063% 0.031% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
East Midlands median daily rate £133 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.88% - -
England median daily rate £150 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -62.50% +17.65% -16.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.66 - -

Xbox 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 East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 853 868 919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 26.66% 26.57% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 533 515
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £211
90th Percentile £538 £575 £495
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 61
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.15 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.28% +25.00% -2.02%
10th Percentile £10.29 £11.27 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £60.00 £33.75
England median hourly rate £21.30 £20.00 £19.22
% change year-on-year +6.50% +4.06% +9.83%

Xbox
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Xbox as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Xbox in the East Midlands

Xbox
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Xbox in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Xbox in the East Midlands

Xbox
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xbox within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 2 £133 -
Xbox
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, 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 across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Xbox.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Game Development
1 2 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing

Xbox
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Games Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Game Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft