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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 39 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Games 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.41% 2.28% -
As % of the General category 1.09% 7.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.32% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £31.35
% change year-on-year
- -36.20%

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
92 79 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 37.55% 30.04% 37.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 50 34
Median daily rate £165 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £105 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £419 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Median hourly rate £11.00 £10.44 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.36% -33.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £10.44 £8.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.03 £17.22 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +35.41%

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
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -8 1 £350 +55.55%
Games
East Midlands

Games
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) Unreal Engine

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin