The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Basingstoke region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.93% - -
As % of the General category 2.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +1.12%
General Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
74 76 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 34.42% 31.28% 35.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 46 35
Average daily rate £300 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £250 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £23.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £29.50 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £29.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Games
Hampshire

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Games
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Supply Chain Management
1 2 (100.00%) Endeca
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Coremetrics
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scalability Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Supply Chain Management
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scalability Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Endeca
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Coremetrics