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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.07% - -
As % of the General category 8.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£410 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +114.28%
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
108 106 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.83% 28.88% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 56 33
Average daily rate £411 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £261 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.20 £27.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £41.65 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 1 £425 -
Cirencester - 1 £325 - 1
Gloucester - 1 £410 -
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (50.00%) Project Management
1 7 (50.00%) Marketing
1 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (28.57%) Social Media
4 4 (28.57%) Retail
4 4 (28.57%) Advertising
4 4 (28.57%) MS Project
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 4 (28.57%) Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (21.43%) Android Development
5 3 (21.43%) MySQL
5 3 (21.43%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile Games
5 3 (21.43%) Electronics
5 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) OpenGL
5 3 (21.43%) DTV
5 3 (21.43%) Programme Management

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.14%) Drupal
1 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Project
1 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Couchbase
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MSTest
1 2 (14.29%) NUnit
General
1 7 (50.00%) Marketing
2 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) Advertising
3 3 (21.43%) Electronics
3 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Android Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) OpenGL
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (14.29%) REST
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (7.14%) Flash
3 1 (7.14%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (28.57%) Social Media
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Games
3 3 (21.43%) DTV
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (21.43%) Android Development
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
5 3 (21.43%) Logistics
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) Progressive Enhancement
6 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) SOA
6 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (14.29%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Facebook
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter
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