The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank - 54 -
Contract jobs citing Games 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.34% -
As % of the General category - 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
197 204 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.31% 34.52% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 112 48
Average daily rate £400 £384 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £140 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 39
Average hourly rate £39.00 £29.41 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.59% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £45.00 £46.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Essex