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 3 August 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
3 Aug 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 £300 £301 £281
% change year-on-year
-0.41% +7.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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
804 594 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.87% 74.06% 74.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 307 249
Average daily rate £400 £390 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 28
Average hourly rate £33.00 £34.00 £35.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.62 £14.40 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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