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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -34.54%
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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
60 41 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 40.54% 35.34% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 32 40
Average daily rate £450 £398 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.13% -6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £313 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

Games
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 21 November 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%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#