Period
to 15 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PlayStation in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PlayStation over the 6 months to 15 December 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.

Sony PlayStation
UK
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 900 875 885
Rank change year-on-year -25 +10 +18
Contract jobs citing PlayStation 3 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.015% 0.006%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.009% 0.043% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
UK median daily rate £475 £468 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +43.74% -14.41%
10th Percentile £433 £434 £283
90th Percentile £498 £543 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate - £468 £300
% change year-on-year - +55.83% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
UK median hourly rate - £27.66 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

PlayStation 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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34,490 34,681 33,988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.10% 33.60% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,747 23,056 22,166
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,034 1,004 1,203
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £20.78 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.59% +3.91% +5.10%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.27 £11.33
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.75% - +8.11%

PlayStation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PlayStation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PlayStation in the UK

PlayStation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PlayStation in the UK

PlayStation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PlayStation in the UK

PlayStation
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PlayStation within the UK over the 6 months to 15 December 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
London -16 3 £475 -4.52% 4
England -27 3 £475 +1.60% 15

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PlayStation 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 with a requirement for PlayStation.

1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Video\Live Streaming
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Sony
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) STB
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Online Games
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development

PlayStation
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) npm
1 1 (33.33%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Grunt
1 1 (33.33%) gulp
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) webpack
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Games Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Product Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Product Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Product Owner
2 1 (33.33%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) Jest
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) Mustache
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) React
1 1 (33.33%) Redux
1 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Apple TV
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (33.33%) Online Games
1 1 (33.33%) Over-the-Top Content
1 1 (33.33%) STB
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
1 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
1 1 (33.33%) Video\Live Streaming
1 1 (33.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Android TV
1 1 (33.33%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Vision
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) Samsung
1 1 (33.33%) Sony