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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
England / East of England
Rank 120 112 116
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Games 3 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.60% 0.24%
As % of the General category 0.46% 1.90% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 5
Median daily rate £388 £325 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £270 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £434 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £368 £343
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-27.14% -46.15%

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
659 736 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.33% 31.64% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 441 476
Median daily rate £400 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 61 54
Median hourly rate £18.25 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.06% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.40 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £46.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.17
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +28.84%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Games across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Games Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Cambridgeshire +1 3 £388 -9.88% 11
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 9 (42.86%) HTML
1 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 7 (33.33%) HTML5
3 6 (28.57%) Learning Management System
3 6 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (28.57%) Content Development
3 6 (28.57%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) Flash
3 6 (28.57%) Adobe
3 6 (28.57%) e-Learning
3 6 (28.57%) Adobe Premiere
3 6 (28.57%) SCORM
3 6 (28.57%) Web Design
3 6 (28.57%) Animation
3 6 (28.57%) Video Editing
3 6 (28.57%) Adobe Captivate
4 5 (23.81%) Swing
4 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
4 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) AWT
4 5 (23.81%) Regular Expression
5 3 (14.29%) CSS
5 3 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (9.52%) C
6 2 (9.52%) XSL
6 2 (9.52%) C++
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) XHTML
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi

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 (4.76%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Adobe Captivate
1 6 (28.57%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (9.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
1 1 (4.76%) Grunt
1 1 (4.76%) gulp
1 1 (4.76%) JMeter
1 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Designer
3 6 (28.57%) Instructional Designer
4 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Automation Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Java Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) C++ Developer
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Magento Developer
6 2 (9.52%) PHP Developer
6 2 (9.52%) PHP Magento Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Junior
7 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) HTML5
3 6 (28.57%) Flash
4 5 (23.81%) AWT
4 5 (23.81%) Regular Expression
4 5 (23.81%) Swing
5 3 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (9.52%) XHTML
6 2 (9.52%) XSL
7 1 (4.76%) CSS3
7 1 (4.76%) jQuery
7 1 (4.76%) LESS
7 1 (4.76%) RESTful
7 1 (4.76%) Sass
7 1 (4.76%) SOAP
7 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Animation
1 6 (28.57%) e-Learning
1 6 (28.57%) Learning Management System
1 6 (28.57%) SCORM
1 6 (28.57%) Video Editing
2 2 (9.52%) HTC Vive
2 2 (9.52%) Oculus Rift
2 2 (9.52%) PlayStation
3 1 (4.76%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Content Development
1 6 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
1 6 (28.57%) Web Design
2 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) MVC
3 2 (9.52%) OO
3 2 (9.52%) OO PHP
3 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 1 (4.76%) Infographics
4 1 (4.76%) Microservices
4 1 (4.76%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) Process Management
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (9.52%) C
4 2 (9.52%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) R
5 1 (4.76%) Scala
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Adobe
2 2 (9.52%) Zend
3 1 (4.76%) Vertica