The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 111 108 117
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Games 12 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.54% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the General category 2.12% 1.00% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
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£328 £250 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.00% -24.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +66.66%
Games
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

General Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
566 599 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.29% 29.82% 32.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 384 341
Average daily rate £425 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £190 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 42
Average hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.12 £14.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.03 £67.02 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Games
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Games across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Games Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Games
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -7 6 £450 +200.00% 3
Farnborough - 2 £265 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 6 (42.86%) Physics
1 6 (42.86%) 3D Modelling
2 3 (21.43%) Multimedia
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) iPad
2 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
3 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (14.29%) OpenGL
3 2 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) Android SDK
4 1 (7.14%) Android Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Software Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
4 3 (21.43%) iPad Developer
4 3 (21.43%) iOS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Games Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Android Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) OpenGL
2 1 (7.14%) Android SDK
2 1 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Physics
2 3 (21.43%) iPad
3 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) 3D Modelling
2 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Google
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Posted: 13 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago