Period
to 18 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 96 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - +92
Contract jobs citing Games 3 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.26% 0.89% -
As % of the General category 1.00% 3.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 0
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
South East median daily rate £513 £373 £375
% change year-on-year +37.58% -0.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £11.78 £45.00 £8.50
% change year-on-year -73.82% +429.41% -77.03%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 301 320 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 25.88% 25.85% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 273 311
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £473 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +8.00% +2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £275 £258
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 9
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.93 £33.75 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.06% -7.53% +119.05%
10th Percentile £15.70 £13.83 £12.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £45.63 £39.75
South East median hourly rate £33.14 £20.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +65.70% -18.37% +8.89%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Oxfordshire

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Oxfordshire

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in Oxfordshire

Games
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +13 2 - - 11
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Decision-Making
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Redis
3 1 (33.33%) Facebook
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) LESS
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Symfony
3 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (33.33%) Drupal
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Redis
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum Master
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior PHP Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) LESS
1 1 (33.33%) React
1 1 (33.33%) Sass
1 1 (33.33%) Silex
1 1 (33.33%) Symfony
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Decision-Making
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Facebook
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle