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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 109 100 102
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Games 7 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.32% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the General category 1.35% 1.06% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£168 £250 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.00% -24.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+24.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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
518 565 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.89% 29.93% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 345 309
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £221 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 37
Average hourly rate £35.50 £34.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +26.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.44 £108.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -20.00%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -10 3 £168 +11.66% 2
Farnborough - 1 £305 -
Winchester - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (30.00%) iPad
3 3 (30.00%) Android
3 3 (30.00%) Multimedia
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) Google
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) Android SDK
4 2 (20.00%) Android Development
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (10.00%) User Experience
5 1 (10.00%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Java EE
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
5 1 (10.00%) Adobe
5 1 (10.00%) Apple
5 1 (10.00%) Cocoa

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) iOS Developer
3 3 (30.00%) iPad Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Games Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Android Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
1 2 (20.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (10.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (30.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (20.00%) Android Development
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Apple
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