The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Games Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
Game Developer
Rank 161 197 210
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Games Developer 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.018% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.019% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £525 £476 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% +0.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Games Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3312 5248 5997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.93% 95.63% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2681 3979 4378
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 81 87
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £29.74 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Games Developer in the job title.

Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Games Developer
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 Games Developer across the City of London region.

Games Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Games Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Games Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Games Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Games Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Games Developer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 10 (83.33%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) RDBMS
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Banking
2 10 (83.33%) Degree
2 10 (83.33%) Mathematics
2 10 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 10 (83.33%) REST
2 10 (83.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (8.33%) 3D Programming
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) Cocoa
3 1 (8.33%) Xcode
3 1 (8.33%) Objective-C

Games Developer Skill Set
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) RDBMS
1 10 (83.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 12 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (83.33%) Banking
2 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) Cocoa
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Computer Science
1 10 (83.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) 3D Programming
2 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Degree