The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank - 147 109
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.063% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.087% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £295 £230
% change year-on-year
+27.11% +28.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Game Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1980 2312 1597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.38% 73.19% 69.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1131 1308 875
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 146 123
Average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Game Development
England

Game Development
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Maya
1 1 (100.00%) 3ds Max
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Lua
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Kinect
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Maya
1 1 (100.00%) 3ds Max
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (100.00%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Lua
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe