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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - - 51
Contract jobs citing Games 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.20%
As % of the General category - - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £23.75 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -33.56%
Games
East of England

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
187 287 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 41.46% 44.15% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 154 87
Median daily rate £350 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 38 32
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £30.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -1.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.14 £42.00 £42.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +11.11%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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