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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 49 -
Contract jobs citing Games 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 1.23% -
As % of the General category - 4.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.25 £36.63
% change year-on-year
-12.75% +1.70%
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
146 124 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.40% 25.36% 33.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 77 76
Median daily rate £400 £403 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £483 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 11
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.60 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

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