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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 8.82% - -
As % of the General category 60.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £8.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £10.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+97.67% -44.87%
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
5 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 14.71% 24.07% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 8
Median daily rate £475 £300 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -37.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £8.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Games
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Games.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Spanish Language
2 2 (66.67%) Portuguese Language
2 2 (66.67%) French Language
3 1 (33.33%) Japanese Language
3 1 (33.33%) Russian Language

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
General
1 2 (66.67%) French Language
1 2 (66.67%) Portuguese Language
1 2 (66.67%) Spanish Language
2 1 (33.33%) Japanese Language
2 1 (33.33%) Russian Language
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft