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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 33 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Games 1 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.42% 0.96% 4.57%
As % of the General category 2.22% 2.82% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £75 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%
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
45 71 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 18.75% 33.97% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 37 17
Average daily rate £350 £403 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

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
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 27 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Blog
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) WordPress
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development
2 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) CSS Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Development Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
1 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
1 1 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blog
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Game Development
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree