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 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank - 68 -
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £263 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £306 £319
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
635 615 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.20% 76.49% 72.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 416 289
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 10
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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