The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Hammersmith region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 3 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 9 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 26.47% - 8.11%
As % of the General category 50.00% - 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Average daily rate
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£448 - £401
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 - £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
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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 Hammersmith region.

General Category
Hammersmith
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 52.94% 42.86% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 7
Average daily rate £437 £393 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.27% +28.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £382 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £418 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Hammersmith

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Hammersmith

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hammersmith 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 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Online Games
3 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) SOAP
4 7 (35.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) REST
5 6 (30.00%) XML-RPC
5 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) XML
5 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (30.00%) Client/Server
5 6 (30.00%) Java RMI
6 5 (25.00%) JDBC
6 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (20.00%) QA
7 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
7 4 (20.00%) Open Source
7 4 (20.00%) BDD
7 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
7 4 (20.00%) Big Data
7 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (20.00%) Web Services
7 4 (20.00%) JMS
7 4 (20.00%) SOA

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hammersmith 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 4 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (5.00%) Edge Animate
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
2 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (10.00%) DMZ
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (20.00%) Big Data
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) CouchDB
3 2 (10.00%) OLTP
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (5.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) AWS Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Coach
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) SOAP
1 7 (35.00%) REST
2 6 (30.00%) XML-RPC
2 6 (30.00%) XML
2 6 (30.00%) Java RMI
3 5 (25.00%) JDBC
4 4 (20.00%) Web Services
4 4 (20.00%) JMS
5 2 (10.00%) Spring
5 2 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (10.00%) Kafka
5 2 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (10.00%) RESTful
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Online Games
2 6 (30.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Grid Computing
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.00%) User Experience
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) Open Source
5 4 (20.00%) BDD
5 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (20.00%) SOA
6 3 (15.00%) ETL
6 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Functional Programming
7 2 (10.00%) Microservices
7 2 (10.00%) Coaching
7 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CISSP
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CCIE
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PMP
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) GIAC
3 1 (5.00%) GCIA
3 1 (5.00%) GCIH
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.00%) Tableau