The table below looks at the statistics for the Games Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Programmer
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs requiring a Games Programmer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - - 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £159 £238 £220
% change year-on-year
-33.15% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Games Programmer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
230 187 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 93.88% 97.91% 97.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 103 140
Average daily rate £275 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £255 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 6 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -28.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Games Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games Programmer in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Games Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Games Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Games Programmer across the Brighton region.

Games Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Games Programmer
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Games Programmer in their job title 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 with Games Programmer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development

Games Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Games Programmer in their job title 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 with Games Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++