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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank - - 124
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Game Development
South East

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
2001 2093 1999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.31% 74.75% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1077 1109 1009
Median daily rate £411 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 61 45
Median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £32.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Game Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Game Development 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) NuGet
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Oculus Rift
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Perforce
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) NuGet
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Games Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Games Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Oculus Rift
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Perforce