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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 3 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Games 8 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 21.05% 7.41% 31.25%
As % of the General category 57.14% 18.18% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
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£448 £451 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% +24.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.75 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+4.19% +108.45%
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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
14 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 36.84% 40.74% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 6
Average daily rate £425 £451 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +2.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £324 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hammersmith

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Games across the Hammersmith region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Games Daily Rate Histogram 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 August 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 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (64.71%) Online Games
2 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 7 (41.18%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 6 (35.29%) QA
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 4 (23.53%) Coaching
6 4 (23.53%) BDD
6 4 (23.53%) REST
6 4 (23.53%) Data Integration
6 4 (23.53%) SOAP
6 4 (23.53%) ETL
6 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
7 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
7 3 (17.65%) JMS
7 3 (17.65%) Java RMI
7 3 (17.65%) XML-RPC
7 3 (17.65%) XML
7 3 (17.65%) HTML
7 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
7 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Computer Science

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (17.65%) OpenStack
2 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (5.88%) Edge Animate
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.88%) MPLS
3 1 (5.88%) OSPF
3 1 (5.88%) BGP
3 1 (5.88%) TACACS
3 1 (5.88%) NetScreen
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.76%) CouchDB
3 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) Big Data
3 2 (11.76%) OLTP
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) Ant
2 1 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Test Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Test Leader
4 2 (11.76%) QA Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior QA Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) UX Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Product Owner
5 1 (5.88%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) SOAP
1 4 (23.53%) REST
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) JMS
2 3 (17.65%) Java RMI
2 3 (17.65%) XML-RPC
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) JDBC
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) Symfony
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Online Games
2 4 (23.53%) Data Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Private Cloud
4 2 (11.76%) Wiki
4 2 (11.76%) User Experience
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 4 (23.53%) Coaching
5 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
5 4 (23.53%) ETL
5 4 (23.53%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) User Stories
6 3 (17.65%) Low Latency
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Open Source
7 2 (11.76%) API Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Benchmarking
7 2 (11.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Juniper
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) F5
2 1 (5.88%) Tableau