The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - - 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £208
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.38 -
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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 Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
283 222 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 73.51% 75.00% 73.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 128 168
Average daily rate £350 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 7 26
Average hourly rate £15.73 £17.36 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% +2.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.93 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Game Development
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Game Development Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Game Development
Top 7 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Games Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Perforce