The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 27 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Game Development 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.94% - 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% - 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£438 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
153 100 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 74.27% 78.74% 67.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 59 48
Average daily rate £350 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Game Development across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Game Development
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Game Development Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Game Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Game Development across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Game Development Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Game Development 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 Game Development.

1 7 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (85.71%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) C
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Code Coverage
5 2 (28.57%) Release Management
5 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
5 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) PaaS
5 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) Process Architecture

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Game Development 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 Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (28.57%) PaaS
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (14.29%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (14.29%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Code Coverage
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Process Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Test-First Development
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) C
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cadence