The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank - 60 60
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.35% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £294 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £95 £363 £290
% change year-on-year
-73.79% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -
Game Development
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
648 564 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.97% 74.90% 72.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 362 321
Median daily rate £380 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Game Development
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Game Development Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham