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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 30 24 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing Games 8 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.65% 2.86% 0.94%
As % of the General category 13.33% 8.45% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate £263 £225 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £305 £198
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +1.12%
General Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
60 71 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 19.87% 33.81% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 57
Average daily rate £350 £355 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £491 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £16.65 £20.13 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.28% +67.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Brighton -2 8 £263 +16.66% 3
Games
South East

Games
Top 20 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
2 5 (45.45%) Game Development
2 5 (45.45%) iOS SDK
2 5 (45.45%) Android
2 5 (45.45%) Android Development
2 5 (45.45%) iOS Development
2 5 (45.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
4 3 (27.27%) Perforce
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5 Canvas

Games
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Programmer
2 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Games Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Games Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Games Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) iOS SDK
2 5 (45.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5 Canvas
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
1 5 (45.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Game Development
1 5 (45.45%) Android Development
1 5 (45.45%) iOS Development
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Perforce