The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Games 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +114.28%
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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 Halifax region.

General Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
108 132 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 63.53% 80.49% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 115 74
Average daily rate £356 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax