Period
to 25 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Gaming
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 92 103
Rank change year-on-year -10 +11 +1
Contract jobs citing Games 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.51% 0.070% 0.34%
As % of the General category 1.29% 0.15% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Milton Keynes median daily rate £345 - £450
10th Percentile £318 - £363
90th Percentile £408 - £634
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £345 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 622 662 758
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 39.64% 46.20% 42.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 289 333
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +6.31%
10th Percentile £241 £263 £257
90th Percentile £501 £513 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £390 £411 £375
% change year-on-year -5.11% +9.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £9.81 £10.24 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.20% -37.97% +32.00%
10th Percentile £8.79 £9.51 £15.80
90th Percentile £12.87 £12.00 £35.45
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -70.00% +166.67%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Milton Keynes

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Milton Keynes

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Games in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Games.

1 7 (87.50%) iPad
2 5 (62.50%) Online Games
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Microservices
3 4 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) Maven
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (50.00%) JMS
3 4 (50.00%) Grails
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Spring Integration
4 3 (37.50%) REST
4 3 (37.50%) Groovy
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Java EE
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Apache Camel
4 3 (37.50%) Bitbucket
5 2 (25.00%) Docker
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) UML

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Hazelcast
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (37.50%) Bitbucket
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Grails
1 4 (50.00%) JMS
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
1 4 (50.00%) Spring Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Camel
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) Java EE
2 3 (37.50%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) iPad
2 5 (62.50%) Online Games
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Microservices
2 4 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Competitor Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) SOLID
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Groovy
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft