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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 27 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Online Games 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.61% - 2.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% - 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £395
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
45 37 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 27.27% 19.79% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 24
Average daily rate £313 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £272 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -52.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £14.53 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £33.50 £57.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 29 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Game Development
2 1 (50.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (50.00%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (50.00%) Task Parallel Library
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Game Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL