The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 38 47
Contract jobs citing Games 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the General category - 1.16% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.53% -4.57%
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 Bedfordshire region.

General Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
91 86 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.85% 26.71% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 53 113
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £298 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 1
Median hourly rate £11.33 £45.00 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.82% +226.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire