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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
South West / Bristol
Rank - 69 69
Contract jobs citing Games 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.38% 0.12%
As % of the General category - 1.15% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -46.15%

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
278 261 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 38.03% 33.16% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 204 215
Median daily rate £355 £370 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% -4.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £488 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 4
Median hourly rate £38.25 £40.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.13% +16.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.77 £37.50 £22.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.75 £71.00 £45.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.69% +32.00%

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
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