The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £263 £243
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
Game Development
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
723 650 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 79.54% 80.65% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 308 234
Average daily rate £408 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £279 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 53 29
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £19.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Game Development across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire