Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 - 67
Rank change year-on-year - +67 -20
Contract jobs citing Games 11 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.50% - 1.35%
As % of the General category 6.21% - 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 6
Oxford median daily rate £438 - £431
10th Percentile £275 - £275
90th Percentile £650 - £538
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 - £431
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

Games is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 177 217 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 24.18% 30.43% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 178 138
Oxford median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -8.11%
10th Percentile £290 £212 £253
90th Percentile £575 £570 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Oxford median hourly rate £29.17 £25.44 £22.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.65% +14.78% +16.64%
10th Percentile £13.14 £12.91 £13.35
90th Percentile £46.38 £37.03 £42.63
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £33.75 £36.50 £16.66
% change year-on-year -7.53% +119.05% -17.16%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Oxford

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Oxford

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Oxford over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Games in Oxford

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Games.

1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 4 (36.36%) Retail
4 4 (36.36%) Subversion
4 4 (36.36%) Ajax
4 4 (36.36%) Web Development
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) PHP
4 4 (36.36%) MySQL
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) OOP
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) WebTrends
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) SEO
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) HTML5
4 4 (36.36%) Drupal
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) OCaml
4 4 (36.36%) WordPress
4 4 (36.36%) CSS3
4 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
4 4 (36.36%) Docker
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) User Experience
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (36.36%) Drupal
1 4 (36.36%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Drupal Developer
2 4 (36.36%) HTML CSS Developer
2 4 (36.36%) HTML Developer
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (36.36%) PHP Developer
2 4 (36.36%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 4 (36.36%) PHP WordPress Developer
2 4 (36.36%) WordPress Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Development Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Ajax
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) CSS3
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) HTML5
1 4 (36.36%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) OOP
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) SEO
3 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
3 4 (36.36%) Web Development
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) ATDD
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Feature Driven Development
5 2 (18.18%) Kanban
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
1 4 (36.36%) OCaml
1 4 (36.36%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Docker