The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 619 571 563
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -8
Contract jobs citing Game Development 10 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.071% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.024% 0.089% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 15
Median daily rate £343 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £240 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £306
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Game Development
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41115 39220 37496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.13% 79.37% 78.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27556 25280 24056
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 923 1120 1132
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.69 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Game Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in England

Game Development
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Game Development Daily Rate Trend in England

Game Development
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Game Development across the England region.

Game Development Hourly Rate Trend in England

Game Development
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
London -6 6 £335 +34.00% 8
North West - 2 £400 - 3
East Midlands +12 1 £325 -
South East -40 1 - - 2
Game Development
UK

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Game Development 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 England region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 21 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) HTML
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 5 (23.81%) HTML5
5 4 (19.05%) QA
5 4 (19.05%) XML
5 4 (19.05%) C#
5 4 (19.05%) C++
5 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (14.29%) Finance
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) Flash
6 3 (14.29%) Java
6 3 (14.29%) .NET
6 3 (14.29%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) JSON
6 3 (14.29%) Android
6 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 3 (14.29%) Big Data
6 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 2 (9.52%) Analytics
7 2 (9.52%) Graceful Degradation
7 2 (9.52%) Xbox
7 2 (9.52%) Jasmine
7 2 (9.52%) REST

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in 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 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Maya
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Jasmine
2 1 (4.76%) Bower
2 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Grunt
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) QUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 21 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Games Developer
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (9.52%) 3D Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Business Manager
3 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
3 2 (9.52%) C++ Developer
3 2 (9.52%) C++ Games Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Flash Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (9.52%) HTML Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Unity 3D Developer
4 1 (4.76%) 3D Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Games Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) HTML5
3 4 (19.05%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (19.05%) XML
4 3 (14.29%) .NET
4 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 3 (14.29%) Flash
4 3 (14.29%) JSON
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.52%) CSS
5 2 (9.52%) Middleware
5 2 (9.52%) OpenGL
5 2 (9.52%) Polymer
5 2 (9.52%) RequireJS
5 2 (9.52%) REST
5 2 (9.52%) Web Components
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) Ionic Framework
6 1 (4.76%) JSON Schema
6 1 (4.76%) lodash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Animation
2 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.52%) Semantic Web
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Xbox
3 1 (4.76%) Blog
3 1 (4.76%) Economics
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Oculus Rift
3 1 (4.76%) PlayStation
3 1 (4.76%) Psychology
3 1 (4.76%) Social Media
3 1 (4.76%) Social Network
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Android
2 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) TDD
3 3 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Android Development
4 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
4 2 (9.52%) Graceful Degradation
4 2 (9.52%) iOS Development
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Web Design
4 2 (9.52%) Web Development
4 2 (9.52%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (4.76%) Texturing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) C#
2 4 (19.05%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
5 1 (4.76%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (4.76%) ECMAScript
5 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Rally
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
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