The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 104 - 92
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.061% - 0.18%
As % of the General category 0.17% - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £375 - £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £381 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +17.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -
Games
England

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

General Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
580 492 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 35.13% 31.52% 30.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 333 302
Median daily rate £385 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 14
Median hourly rate £21.23 £16.78 £9.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.50% +68.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £11.41 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £41.50 £20.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +12.24%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Games
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Games across the East Midlands region.

Games Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Games
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Leicestershire - 1 £375 -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Games.

1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Android Development
2 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) DSDM
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Games
3 1 (12.50%) Perforce
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) UX Design

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum Master
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) Games Developer
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Unity 3D Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Games
2 1 (12.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Android Development
2 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) DSDM
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum-ban
3 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) UX Design
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Perforce