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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 106 115
Contract jobs citing Games 0 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.53% 0.35%
As % of the General category - 2.01% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Median daily rate - £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-40.62% +6.66%
Games
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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 Hampshire region.

General Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
556 547 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 27.00% 26.37% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 373 343
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 30
Median hourly rate £38.00 £38.00 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +74.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £11.60 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.63 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.06 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.00%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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