The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 128 134 145
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs citing Games 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.34% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.58% 1.15% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £488 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £8.25 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.37% -
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 of England region.

General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
867 871 895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.24% 29.60% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 493 484
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £265 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £598 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 72 83
Median hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £16.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Games
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 Games across the East of England region.

Games Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Games
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 Games across the East of England region.

Games Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Games
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Bedfordshire +8 5 - - 2
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 of England region with a requirement for Games.

1 6 (66.67%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) French Language
3 2 (22.22%) German Language
3 2 (22.22%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (22.22%) Spanish Language
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) UX Design
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) Social Media
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Social Media Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Facebook
4 1 (11.11%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
4 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
4 1 (11.11%) SEO
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Retail

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (11.11%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) French Language
1 2 (22.22%) German Language
1 2 (22.22%) Portuguese Language
1 2 (22.22%) Spanish Language
2 1 (11.11%) Japanese Language
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Facebook Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Functional Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Games Developer
2 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Social Media
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (11.11%) BDD
1 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) CRM
1 1 (11.11%) DSDM
1 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
1 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
1 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
1 1 (11.11%) Scrum
1 1 (11.11%) SEO
1 1 (11.11%) Social Media Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
1 1 (11.11%) UML
1 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (11.11%) UX Design
1 1 (11.11%) Web Design
1 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Facebook
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