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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 120 117 132
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Contract jobs citing Games 9 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.58% 0.31%
As % of the General category 1.30% 1.79% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 6
Median daily rate £460 £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.70% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £298 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.83% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -
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
694 839 921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.64% 32.60% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 454 570
Median daily rate £418 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.82% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 79 65
Median hourly rate £26.88 £23.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.59% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.00 £16.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-15.12% +10.00%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 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
Hertfordshire +4 7 £505 +34.66% 4
Cambridgeshire -3 2 £250 -41.86% 5
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 9 (37.50%) HTML
1 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (29.17%) HTML5
3 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (25.00%) Learning Management System
3 6 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (25.00%) Content Development
3 6 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) Flash
3 6 (25.00%) Adobe
3 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (25.00%) e-Learning
3 6 (25.00%) Adobe Premiere
3 6 (25.00%) SCORM
3 6 (25.00%) Web Design
3 6 (25.00%) Animation
3 6 (25.00%) Video Editing
3 6 (25.00%) Adobe Captivate
4 5 (20.83%) AWT
4 5 (20.83%) Regular Expression
4 5 (20.83%) Swing
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (12.50%) Wireless
6 3 (12.50%) C++
6 3 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (12.50%) CSS
6 3 (12.50%) SOAP

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 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Adobe Captivate
1 6 (25.00%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (12.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JMeter
1 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
1 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) Grunt
2 1 (4.17%) gulp
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) French Language
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Designer
3 6 (25.00%) Instructional Designer
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Automation Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Java Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Java Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) C++ Developer
6 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
7 2 (8.33%) Magento Developer
7 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
7 2 (8.33%) PHP Magento Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) HTML5
3 6 (25.00%) Flash
4 5 (20.83%) AWT
4 5 (20.83%) Regular Expression
4 5 (20.83%) Swing
5 3 (12.50%) CSS
5 3 (12.50%) SOAP
6 2 (8.33%) XHTML
6 2 (8.33%) XSL
7 1 (4.17%) CSS3
7 1 (4.17%) Java RMI
7 1 (4.17%) jQuery
7 1 (4.17%) LESS
7 1 (4.17%) REST
7 1 (4.17%) Sass
7 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.17%) XML
7 1 (4.17%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Animation
1 6 (25.00%) e-Learning
1 6 (25.00%) Learning Management System
1 6 (25.00%) SCORM
1 6 (25.00%) Video Editing
2 3 (12.50%) HTC Vive
2 3 (12.50%) Oculus Rift
2 3 (12.50%) PlayStation
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Content Development
1 6 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (25.00%) Web Design
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) TDD
3 3 (12.50%) BDD
3 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (8.33%) MVC
4 2 (8.33%) OO PHP
5 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.17%) OOP
5 1 (4.17%) Process Management
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
5 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) C
3 3 (12.50%) C++
3 3 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SDET
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (8.33%) Zend
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft