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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 49 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.61% - 2.21%
As % of the General category 5.59% - 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.75 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+4.19% +108.45%
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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 Gloucestershire region.

General Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
143 141 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 28.77% 29.50% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 67 26
Average daily rate £420 £414 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% +5.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £222 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £479 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 12
Average hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +201.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £26.80 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £41.00 £32.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 9 (52.94%) Marketing
1 9 (52.94%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (47.06%) Mobile App
2 8 (47.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (47.06%) MS Project
2 8 (47.06%) SAP
2 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
2 8 (47.06%) MS Visio
2 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (47.06%) DTV
2 8 (47.06%) Project Management
2 8 (47.06%) Electronics
2 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Manufacturing
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
2 8 (47.06%) Programme Management
2 8 (47.06%) Retail
3 7 (41.18%) OpenGL
3 7 (41.18%) C++
3 7 (41.18%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Android Development
5 5 (29.41%) Android
6 4 (23.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 4 (23.53%) Logistics
7 1 (5.88%) Web Design
7 1 (5.88%) Advertising
7 1 (5.88%) C#
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Drupal
1 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Project
1 8 (47.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (47.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
General
1 9 (52.94%) Marketing
2 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 8 (47.06%) Electronics
2 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Project Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Android Developer
4 3 (17.65%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (11.76%) Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) Games Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Manager
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Software Manager
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) OpenGL
2 4 (23.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (5.88%) Flash
3 1 (5.88%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) DTV
1 8 (47.06%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Physics
2 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
2 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (47.06%) Project Management
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
2 8 (47.06%) Programme Management
3 7 (41.18%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Android Development
6 4 (23.53%) Logistics
7 1 (5.88%) Email Marketing
7 1 (5.88%) Web Design
7 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Web Marketing
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) ActionScript
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Facebook
2 1 (5.88%) Twitter