The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.98% - -
As % of the General category 3.39% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £315 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.07% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £31.35
% change year-on-year
- -36.20%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

General Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
59 63 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 28.92% 25.93% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 47 38
Median daily rate £292 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.13% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £215 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £82.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.69% +633.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +44.44%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Games
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Games.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (50.00%) Go
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Python Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Go
1 2 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Google