The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 16 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Contract jobs citing Games 11 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 7.64% 1.99% 2.28%
As % of the General category 31.43% 9.68% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
Median daily rate £320 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £368 £343
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -46.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

General Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
35 31 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 24.31% 20.53% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 52
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £217 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £11.33 £14.00 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.07% -35.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Games
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Games across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Games Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Games 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Games.

1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 6 (35.29%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (35.29%) Online Games
5 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (35.29%) Android
5 6 (35.29%) C++
6 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) iPhone
6 5 (29.41%) Android Development
6 5 (29.41%) iOS Development
7 4 (23.53%) CSS3
7 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
7 4 (23.53%) jQuery
7 4 (23.53%) Mobile Games
8 3 (17.65%) MVC
8 3 (17.65%) Advertising
8 3 (17.65%) XML
8 3 (17.65%) XSLT
8 3 (17.65%) OO
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 3 (17.65%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (17.65%) XPath
8 3 (17.65%) JSTL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (35.29%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (17.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (11.76%) Azure Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Python Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
6 1 (5.88%) AWS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Games Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Android Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Games Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
4 4 (23.53%) CSS3
4 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 3 (17.65%) JSTL
5 3 (17.65%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) XSLT
6 2 (11.76%) COM
6 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 2 (11.76%) HTML5
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (5.88%) Django
7 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Online Games
2 5 (29.41%) iPhone
3 4 (23.53%) Mobile Games
4 2 (11.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (29.41%) Android Development
2 5 (29.41%) iOS Development
3 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) C++
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) XPath
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft