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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Game Developer
London / City of London
Rank 152 142 190
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +48
Contract jobs requiring a Games Developer 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.25% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.27% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Median daily rate £525 £525 £476
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £193 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-35.83% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50

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
2798 3003 4907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.88% 95.67% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2222 2369 3765
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 74
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% +11.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Games
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Sybase
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Equities
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (25.00%) GitHub
4 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (25.00%) Polish Language
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Social Gaming
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Physics
4 1 (25.00%) Animation
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Equities
3 1 (25.00%) Animation
3 1 (25.00%) Social Gaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase