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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 86 95 91
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Games 10 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.66% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the General category 2.07% 0.96% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £38.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-76.77% +210.00%
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
484 523 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 31.91% 33.38% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 323 281
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £560 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 19
Median hourly rate £32.50 £10.44 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+211.30% +4.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.46 £10.44 £8.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £28.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%

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 2 July 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
Nottinghamshire +6 5 £350 +12.00% 2
Leicestershire - 3 £325 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 10 (41.67%) CSS
3 9 (37.50%) Web Development
3 9 (37.50%) HTML5
4 6 (25.00%) Node.js
4 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (25.00%) ActionScript 3.0
4 6 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
4 6 (25.00%) Flash
4 6 (25.00%) Photoshop
4 6 (25.00%) PHP
4 6 (25.00%) ActionScript
4 6 (25.00%) MySQL
4 6 (25.00%) Adobe
4 6 (25.00%) Mobile Games
5 5 (20.83%) TeamCity
5 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Ruby
5 5 (20.83%) Jasmine
5 5 (20.83%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) User Experience
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) C#
7 3 (12.50%) 3D Modelling
7 3 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (8.33%) Front End Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Jasmine
1 5 (20.83%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (20.83%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
1 1 (4.17%) Online Betting
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (20.83%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (20.83%) HTML Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum Master
5 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Scrum Master
6 2 (8.33%) Games Developer
6 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (4.17%) 3D Developer
7 1 (4.17%) ActionScript Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Developer
7 1 (4.17%) e-Learning Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Head of CRM
7 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Release Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) CSS
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 9 (37.50%) HTML5
3 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (25.00%) Flash
3 6 (25.00%) Node.js
4 3 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (8.33%) .NET
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.33%) CSS3
6 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.17%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Mobile Games
2 4 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.17%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Web Development
2 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) 3D Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) DSDM
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (8.33%) Kanban
5 2 (8.33%) MVC
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum-ban
5 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.17%) Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) ActionScript
2 6 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 6 (25.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 6 (25.00%) PHP
3 5 (20.83%) Ruby
4 3 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Adobe
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft