The first table below looks at the demand for Game Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank - 115 135
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.36% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £325 £218
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +49.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £42.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2229 1665 2031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.47% 69.67% 66.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 866 1002
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 133 233
Average hourly rate £28.91 £33.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.20 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Game Development
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Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Game Development across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Game Development
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Game Development across the East of England region.

Game Development Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Game Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Game Development across the East of England region.

Game Development Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Game Development
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Game Development 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 Game Development.

1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) DOM
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Game Development 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 Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Java