The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 61 47 57
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing Games 9 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.26% 1.51% 1.27%
As % of the General category 4.84% 5.63% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
Average daily rate £270 £263 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +1.12%
General Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
186 160 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 25.98% 26.76% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 73 103
Average daily rate £365 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £18.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Games
East of England

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Games
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +2 9 £270 +2.85% 6
Peterborough - - - - 2
Games
East of England

Games
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) WCF
3 4 (44.44%) Online Betting
3 4 (44.44%) Marketing
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) Copywriting
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) HTTPS
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) RoboHelp
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) REST

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
2 2 (22.22%) RoboHelp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
1 4 (44.44%) HTTPS
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
1 4 (44.44%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Web Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Writer
2 4 (44.44%) Front-End Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Author
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Author
3 3 (33.33%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) WCF
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) SQL