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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 120 - 88
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.099% - 0.073%
As % of the General category 0.47% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£168 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £301 £311
% change year-on-year
+13.97% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.35 £20.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.92% -41.42%
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
430 549 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 21.35% 31.32% 28.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 308 201
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 35
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £69.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%

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
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 23 January 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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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 - 2 £168 - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Games
South East

Games
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Multimedia
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (20.00%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (40.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) Apple