The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank - - 200
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £95 £363 £290
% change year-on-year
-73.79% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -
Game Development
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2903 4783 4733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.74% 80.58% 80.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2376 3796 3514
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 48 49
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.52% -1.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Game Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Game Development
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Game Development across the City of London region.

Game Development Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Game Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Game Development across the City of London region.

Game Development Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Game Development
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Game Development 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 City of London region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SignalR
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) API Development
1 1 (100.00%) JSON Schema
1 1 (100.00%) Polymer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Components

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JSON Schema
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Polymer
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SignalR
1 1 (100.00%) Web Components
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL