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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 74 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% - 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.34% - 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £12.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+210.00% -66.66%
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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
297 265 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.32% 31.59% 38.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 203 123
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £26.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% -37.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.56 £16.50 £37.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

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
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 17 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) SQLite
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) XML

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQLite
General
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Android Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google