Period
to 18 March 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Online Games over the 6 months to 18 March 2019 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 - 144
Rank change year-on-year - +144 +11
Contract jobs citing Online Games 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.069% - 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Manchester median daily rate £431 - -
North West median daily rate £431 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 847 872 921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 29.29% 30.77% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 516 593
Manchester median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £200 £225
90th Percentile £538 £588 £575
North West median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 60 32
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +35.59% -15.71%
10th Percentile £14.80 £13.30 £11.32
90th Percentile £31.86 £32.05 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £23.67 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.71% +20.00% -18.60%

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Online Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Online Games in Manchester

Online Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Online Games in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Online Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Online Games.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Online Gambling
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB

Online Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Online Gambling
1 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft