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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank - 60 61
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.18% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
-49.09% -5.17%
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
607 547 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.22% 74.12% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 349 321
Median daily rate £380 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.40% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 20
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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