The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 70 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Games 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.36% 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.99% 0.35% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.35 £31.63
% change year-on-year
-36.20% -0.86%
Games
South West

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

General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
303 287 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.86% 32.99% 34.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 206 200
Average daily rate £361 £380 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +105.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.65 £22.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £45.35 £50.50
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 Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Games
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Games across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Games Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Games
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) Grunt
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) gulp

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Grunt
1 1 (25.00%) gulp
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (25.00%) Games Developer
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL