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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 28 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing Games 2 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.36% 2.26% 2.48%
As % of the General category 6.25% 6.82% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate £230 £250 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +51.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.35 £31.63
% change year-on-year
-36.20% -0.86%
Games
East Sussex

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
32 88 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 21.77% 33.21% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 57 20
Average daily rate £328 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £188 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £21.58 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 2016.

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 23 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Games also 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 that cited Games.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Games also 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 that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Coach
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) CSS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree