The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Games 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-77.50% +220.00%
Games
South West

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

General Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
101 81 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 39.92% 42.63% 35.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 45 37
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £550 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.24 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% -2.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Dorset