The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 55 -
Contract jobs citing Games 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 1.52% -
As % of the General category - 7.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £319
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £38.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-76.77% +210.00%
Games
Cambridgeshire

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

General Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
79 89 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.07% 19.26% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 54 51
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £274 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £527 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £29.75 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £32.50 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £40.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge