Period
to 24 November 2017

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 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 - 92
Rank change year-on-year - +92 -21
Contract jobs citing Games 11 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.90% - 1.29%
As % of the General category 3.46% - 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 6
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 - £431
10th Percentile £275 - £275
90th Percentile £650 - £538
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £8.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +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 318 370 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 25.98% 29.32% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 295 273
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% -
10th Percentile £275 £273 £264
90th Percentile £575 £556 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 6
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £33.75 £36.50 £16.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.53% +119.05% -17.16%
10th Percentile £13.83 £12.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.63 £39.75 £39.38
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +32.35%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 November 2017. 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 - 11 £438 - 8
Games
South East

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 Oxfordshire 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 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 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