The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online 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 Online Games over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 31 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Online Games 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.57% 5.56% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.13% 19.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £291 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.41
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
47 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 26.86% 28.70% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 12
Average daily rate £368 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.63% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £208 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £375 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.04 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Online Games across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Online Games
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Online Games Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Online Games
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) Reactive Extensions
1 1 (100.00%) Task Parallel Library
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Online 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Reactive Extensions
1 1 (100.00%) Task Parallel Library
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL