The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Croydon region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.35% - -
As % of the General category 8.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £34.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-43.88% +39.00%
General Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
25 24 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 29.41% 26.37% 40.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 41
Average daily rate £290 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £210 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £520 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Games
London

Games
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Games Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
1 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#