The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
South East / East Sussex
Rank 23 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs citing Games 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 4.63% 1.33% 2.18%
As % of the General category 16.39% 6.98% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Median daily rate £320 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -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 Sussex region.

General Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
61 43 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 28.24% 19.11% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 30 60
Median daily rate £375 £378 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +11.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £217 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £531 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £11.33 £14.75 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.18% -31.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +34.00%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Sussex region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 16 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
Brighton +10 10 £320 -8.57% 2
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 16 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Games.

1 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (56.25%) C#
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (37.50%) Online Games
5 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (37.50%) Android
5 6 (37.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 5 (31.25%) Android Development
6 5 (31.25%) iOS Development
6 5 (31.25%) iPhone
6 5 (31.25%) C++
6 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (31.25%) CSS
7 4 (25.00%) jQuery
7 4 (25.00%) CSS3
7 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (18.75%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (18.75%) XPath
8 3 (18.75%) JSTL
8 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
8 3 (18.75%) MVC
8 3 (18.75%) Advertising
8 3 (18.75%) Mobile Games
8 3 (18.75%) XML
8 3 (18.75%) XSLT
8 3 (18.75%) OO
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server

Games
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (18.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (12.50%) Azure Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Python Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
6 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Games Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Android Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Games Developer
6 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (25.00%) CSS3
4 4 (25.00%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) JSTL
5 3 (18.75%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) XSLT
6 2 (12.50%) COM
6 2 (12.50%) HTML
6 2 (12.50%) HTML5
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (6.25%) Django
7 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Online Games
2 5 (31.25%) iPhone
3 3 (18.75%) Mobile Games
4 2 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (31.25%) Android Development
2 5 (31.25%) iOS Development
3 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) C++
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) XPath
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft