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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 68 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Games 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.43% 0.11% -
As % of the General category 1.35% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £363 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £10.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+97.67% -44.87%
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
297 291 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 31.76% 32.48% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 219 198
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £486 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 10
Median hourly rate £33.60 £18.82 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.53% +17.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £7.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.74 £49.20 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Games.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (60.00%) Behat
3 3 (60.00%) Capybara
3 3 (60.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) WATIR
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) Time Management
3 3 (60.00%) Kanban
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Rally
4 2 (40.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
5 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile App

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Capybara
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (60.00%) WATIR
1 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) 3D Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Behat
2 2 (40.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Software Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Rally