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 25 June 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 / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 421 423
Contract jobs citing Xbox 0 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.014% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.038% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 10
Median daily rate - £475 £580
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - £369
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 7808 7979 8569
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 38.16% 37.32% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5597 5768 6035
Median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 106 146
Median hourly rate £21.70 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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
Co-occurring 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