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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Developer
Rank 160 207 -
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -
Contract jobs requiring a Games Developer 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.034% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.035% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £525 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -
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
3210 5635 5562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.56% 94.75% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2597 4375 4047
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 91 97
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £29.66 £34.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) REST
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (16.67%) Cross-Platform Development
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development
4 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Lua
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) HTML

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 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Android Development
2 1 (16.67%) Cross-Platform Development
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree