The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games 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 Games over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the East Sussex region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 30 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing Games 10 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.94% 0.33% 2.81%
As % of the General category 12.35% 1.32% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Average daily rate
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£200 £550 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +150.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £34.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-43.88% +39.00%
General Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
81 76 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 23.82% 25.33% 35.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 47 78
Average daily rate £375 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Average hourly rate £15.63 £17.36 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.96% -42.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £15.50 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.75 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Games
South East

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Games
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Games across the East Sussex region.

Games Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Games
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +15 10 £200 -63.63%
Games
South East

Games
Top 24 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Games 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 Games.

1 9 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (33.33%) C
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) Android
3 4 (22.22%) iOS SDK
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) Adobe
3 4 (22.22%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 4 (22.22%) Android Development
3 4 (22.22%) iOS Development
3 4 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 2 (11.11%) Perforce
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Game Development
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) HTML
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (5.56%) Xbox
6 1 (5.56%) HTML5
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis

Games
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Games 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 6 (33.33%) C Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Games Designer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Games Designer
3 4 (22.22%) UI Designer
3 4 (22.22%) Designer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Designer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior UI Designer
3 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Web Designer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Web Designer
4 3 (16.67%) Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) Games Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Games Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) iOS SDK
2 4 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Android
1 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Android Development
1 4 (22.22%) iOS Development
2 2 (11.11%) Scrum
2 2 (11.11%) Game Development
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (33.33%) C
3 4 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Adobe
2 2 (11.11%) Perforce