The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Dorset region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.41% - -
As % of the General category 1.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +38.46%
General Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
87 81 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 36.10% 43.32% 55.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 51 101
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £685 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £27.00 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Games
South West

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Games
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) PhoneGap
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cordova

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) PhoneGap
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cordova
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP