The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 48 -
Contract jobs citing Games 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 1.67% -
As % of the General category - 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +3.49%
Games
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

General Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
141 136 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.59% 28.33% 30.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 80 62
Median daily rate £395 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.95% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £325 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £24.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.70 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire