The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Gaming in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Social Gaming over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Gaming
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Social Gaming 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £275 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Social Gaming
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
356 316 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.36% 31.73% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 205 113
Median daily rate £425 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £309 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £600 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 21
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.84 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.67% -46.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £14.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £20.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%