Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Online Games over the 6 months to 21 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.

Online Gaming
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 370 370 386
Rank change year-on-year 0 +16 0
Contract jobs citing Online Games 8 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.048% 0.048% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
South East median daily rate £360 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% -4.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £321 £320 £313
90th Percentile £424 £456 £415
England median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.82% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4851 4931 5919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.83% 29.66% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2849 2834 3430
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%
10th Percentile £220 £225 £225
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 287 322
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.68 £19.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% +22.92% +18.88%
10th Percentile £10.72 £12.03 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.75 £54.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.55 £20.75 £19.08
% change year-on-year -0.96% +8.75% +6.00%

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Online Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Online Games in the South East

Online Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Online Games in the South East

Online Games
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Online Games in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Online Games in the South East

Online Games
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Thames Valley -6 5 £345 -21.14% 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 £345 -
West Sussex - 2 £413 -
Surrey - 1 £288 -
Online Games
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Online 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 South East region with a requirement for Online Games.

1 8 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) iPad
4 4 (50.00%) Grails
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Spring Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) Maven
4 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (50.00%) JMS
4 4 (50.00%) MySQL
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) Low Latency
4 4 (50.00%) Microservices
5 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) Apache Camel
5 3 (37.50%) J2EE
5 3 (37.50%) Apache
5 3 (37.50%) Java EE
5 3 (37.50%) REST
5 3 (37.50%) Bitbucket
5 3 (37.50%) Groovy
5 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (25.00%) Korn
6 2 (25.00%) Unix
6 2 (25.00%) AIX

Online Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (12.50%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (37.50%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) AIX Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) AIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps 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 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) iPad
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 4 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Competitor Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) SOLID
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) Groovy
3 2 (25.00%) Korn
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat