The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 21 16 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing Games 4 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.90% 5.56% 0.90%
As % of the General category 8.70% 12.79% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Median daily rate £475 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £366 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +22.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%
Games
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

General Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
46 86 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 33.33% 43.43% 48.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 42 42
Median daily rate £400 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £100 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Median hourly rate £43.75 - £33.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 - £23.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.19 £25.00 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -0.15%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Guildford region.

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Games.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
4 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (28.57%) R
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Pig
4 2 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Billing
4 2 (28.57%) SPSS
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) Linux

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 (28.57%) Apache Pig
2 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
1 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Data Scientist
2 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Product Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Economics
3 1 (14.29%) Kinect
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Psychology
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Game Development
4 1 (14.29%) Product Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Patching
4 1 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) R
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MCDST
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft