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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 19 30 9
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs citing Games 11 2 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.29% 0.92% 12.15%
As % of the General category 11.96% 1.98% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
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£350 £285 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +34.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +66.66%
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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
92 101 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 44.23% 46.33% 51.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 35
Average daily rate £338 £360 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £261 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Games across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Games Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (38.89%) Game Development
4 6 (33.33%) C++
4 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) Middleware
6 4 (22.22%) MVC
6 4 (22.22%) C
6 4 (22.22%) HTML
6 4 (22.22%) Python
6 4 (22.22%) Test-First Development
6 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Content Management
7 3 (16.67%) TDD
7 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Kanban
7 3 (16.67%) SOA
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (16.67%) CSS
7 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (16.67%) Cadence
7 3 (16.67%) BDD
7 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
7 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (11.11%) Orchard CMS
1 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (5.56%) Maya
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) PaaS
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.56%) Gerrit
3 1 (5.56%) Android Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Animator
4 1 (5.56%) CRM Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Software Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) Middleware
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (11.11%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
5 1 (5.56%) Sass
5 1 (5.56%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (5.56%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Online Games
1 2 (11.11%) Animation
2 1 (5.56%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Scrum
2 7 (38.89%) Game Development
3 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) MVC
4 4 (22.22%) Test-First Development
4 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Content Management
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Kanban
5 3 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (16.67%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Line Management
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Release Management
6 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) C++
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) C
4 4 (22.22%) Python
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
7 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Cadence
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
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