The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank - - 78
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £263 £200
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.38 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
658 360 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.78% 72.87% 71.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 166 341
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +80.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Game Development across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Game Development
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Game Development Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire