The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Gaming
England / London
Rank 381 376 358
Rank change year-on-year -5 -18  
Contract jobs citing Online Games 19 52 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.098% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.68% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 38 19
Median daily rate £400 £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.47% -1.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £515 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +28.37% -1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £70.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6848 7610 7446
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.18% 34.51% 35.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4753 5409 5071
Median daily rate £500 £475 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 119 141
Median hourly rate £28.35 £19.99 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.77% -0.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.91 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Online Games as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Online Games in London

Online Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Online Games in London

Online Games
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Online Games in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Online Games in London

Online Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Online Games in London

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 London region with a requirement for Online Games.

1 50 (100.00%) Games
2 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (52.00%) TDD
4 20 (40.00%) Java
5 16 (32.00%) Scrum
5 16 (32.00%) BDD
6 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
6 14 (28.00%) QA
6 14 (28.00%) RESTful
7 13 (26.00%) DevOps
8 12 (24.00%) CSS
8 12 (24.00%) HTML
9 11 (22.00%) Spring
9 11 (22.00%) Ruby
9 11 (22.00%) Docker
10 9 (18.00%) AngularJS
10 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
10 9 (18.00%) Kanban
11 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (16.00%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (16.00%) Backbone.js
11 8 (16.00%) Node.js
11 8 (16.00%) Coaching
11 8 (16.00%) Microservices
11 8 (16.00%) React
11 8 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (14.00%) Ansible
12 7 (14.00%) Apigee
12 7 (14.00%) Mobile First
12 7 (14.00%) Fraud Detection

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in 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 2 (4.00%) CMS
1 2 (4.00%) CoreMedia CMS
1 2 (4.00%) Jetty
1 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) HTTP
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (14.00%) Hazelcast
1 7 (14.00%) Neo4j
2 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.00%) Vagrant
3 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.00%) GitLab
4 3 (6.00%) Grunt
4 3 (6.00%) gulp
4 3 (6.00%) Jasmine
4 3 (6.00%) Mocha
5 2 (4.00%) JIRA
5 2 (4.00%) JUnit
5 2 (4.00%) Selenium
5 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.00%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.00%) Calabash
6 1 (2.00%) Mockito
6 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (12.00%) Retail
3 5 (10.00%) Online Betting
3 5 (10.00%) Publishing
4 3 (6.00%) Finance
4 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.00%) iGaming
6 1 (2.00%) Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Ruby Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (8.00%) Software Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.00%) DevOps Architect
6 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Games Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Games Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Lead Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Software Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) RESTful
2 12 (24.00%) CSS
2 12 (24.00%) HTML
3 11 (22.00%) Spring
4 9 (18.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (16.00%) Backbone.js
5 8 (16.00%) Node.js
5 8 (16.00%) React
5 8 (16.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (14.00%) ActiveMQ
6 7 (14.00%) HTML5
7 6 (12.00%) Spring Integration
8 5 (10.00%) CSS3
8 5 (10.00%) REST
9 4 (8.00%) Java EE
9 4 (8.00%) JSON
10 2 (4.00%) .NET
10 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (4.00%) Servlets
10 2 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Mobile Games
2 3 (6.00%) HTC Vive
2 3 (6.00%) Oculus Rift
3 2 (4.00%) Social Media
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Online Gambling
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
1 3 (6.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (6.00%) Unix
2 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (52.00%) TDD
3 16 (32.00%) BDD
3 16 (32.00%) Scrum
4 13 (26.00%) DevOps
5 9 (18.00%) Kanban
6 8 (16.00%) Coaching
6 8 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (16.00%) Microservices
6 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce
7 7 (14.00%) Fraud Detection
7 7 (14.00%) High Availability
7 7 (14.00%) Mobile First
7 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.00%) Line Management
8 6 (12.00%) Refactoring
9 5 (10.00%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) Java
2 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.00%) Ruby
4 4 (8.00%) Python
4 4 (8.00%) Scala
5 3 (6.00%) ES6
6 2 (4.00%) Apple Swift
6 2 (4.00%) C#
6 2 (4.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.00%) C++
7 1 (2.00%) F#
7 1 (2.00%) Go
7 1 (2.00%) R
7 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) ISEB
1 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.00%) SDET
3 1 (2.00%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (2.00%) COBIT
3 1 (2.00%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Ansible
1 7 (14.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.00%) Grafana
2 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) StatsD
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Apigee
2 3 (6.00%) VMware
3 2 (4.00%) Apple
3 2 (4.00%) Tableau
4 1 (2.00%) Facebook
4 1 (2.00%) Kaspersky
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (2.00%) Splunk
4 1 (2.00%) Symantec