The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing Games 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire - - 0.46%
As % of the General category - - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £23.75 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -33.56%
Games
East Midlands

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

General Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
90 63 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 34.09% 30.43% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 29 32
Median daily rate £365 £115 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+217.39% -71.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £100 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 9
Median hourly rate £9.13 £12.75 £9.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.43% +28.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.63 £8.95 £8.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £39.60 £10.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Games
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (100.00%) Flash
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Games
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) HTML Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Flash
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Games
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe