The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank - 128 -
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £238 £215
% change year-on-year
+18.94% +10.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.38 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1805 1782 2003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.76% 69.42% 66.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 818 735
Average daily rate £388 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 38
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £40.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Game Development across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Game Development
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Game Development Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Game Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Game Development Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Game Development
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Game Development 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 Game Development.

1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) Alias
2 3 (75.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Publishing
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Xbox
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Direct3D
3 1 (25.00%) JSON

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Game Development 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 Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) Xbox
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Alias