The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 65 93 81
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Contract jobs citing Games 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.63% 0.071% 0.17%
As % of the General category 1.54% 0.15% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £375 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.25 £36.63
% change year-on-year
-12.75% +1.70%
Games
South East

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

General Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
324 651 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 40.86% 46.01% 46.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 316 273
Median daily rate £420 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 19
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.69 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.20% +5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.50 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.30 £44.40 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-30.50% +12.38%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Games
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Games across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Games Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Games
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 5 £375 - 1
Games
South East

Games
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) RUP
4 1 (20.00%) EPoS
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Competitor Analysis

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (20.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Competitor Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) RUP
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
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