The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Xbox in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Xbox over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Xbox
England / London
Rank 404 434 413
Rank change year-on-year +30 -21  
Contract jobs citing Xbox 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.009% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.030% 0.026% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £450 £510 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +27.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £325 -
% change year-on-year +17.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Xbox 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 6765 7660 7518
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.15% 34.60% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4701 5447 5108
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £298 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 120 143
Median hourly rate £28.35 £20.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.76% +6.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Xbox
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Xbox in London

Xbox
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xbox in London

Xbox
Top 11 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 London region with a requirement for Xbox.

1 2 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Visualforce
2 1 (50.00%) Apex Code
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (50.00%) PlayStation
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com

Xbox
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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
1 1 (50.00%) Visualforce
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PlayStation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Apex Code
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com