The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing Games 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 6.98%
As % of the General category - - 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £19.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+21.79% -43.88%
Games
Bedfordshire

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

General Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
12 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 21.43% 18.92% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 4
Average daily rate £300 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.67 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.02% -2.22%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford