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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 42 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.08% - 0.42%
As % of the General category 3.67% - 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £458 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -46.15%

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
109 143 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 29.46% 31.43% 26.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 89 62
Median daily rate £415 £406 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 18
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.69% +32.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Games across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Games Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Games.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Pig
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) EJB
2 2 (50.00%) STL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Python Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) EJB
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP