The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Games 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £366 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +22.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%
Games
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

General Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
73 57 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 27.14% 40.14% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 49 21
Median daily rate £368 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £325 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.19 £25.00 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -0.15%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Games across the Croydon region.

Games Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Games
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Games 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Games.

1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (50.00%) CryEngine

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Gameplay Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CryEngine
1 1 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree