The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.77% - -
As % of the General category 3.10% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.43% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £31.35
% change year-on-year
- -36.20%

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

General Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
129 104 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.95% 17.66% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 64 92
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £200 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £33.05 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.04% -17.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £29.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.85 £34.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Games across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Games Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Cambridge - 3 £525 - 4
Peterborough - 1 £250 -
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) LESS
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) Leaflet
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) Redis
2 2 (40.00%) D3.js
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (40.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Polymer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Components
2 2 (40.00%) OpenLayers
2 2 (40.00%) Angular 2
2 2 (40.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) GIS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (20.00%) Predix
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Redis
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) GIS
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (20.00%) Grunt
1 1 (20.00%) gulp
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (20.00%) Games Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) LESS
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Angular 2
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) D3.js
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) Leaflet
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) OpenLayers
2 2 (40.00%) Polymer
2 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (40.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (40.00%) Web Components
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) OWASP
1 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) Infographics
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (20.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
2 1 (20.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) R
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Vertica