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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank - - 55
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £283 £231
% change year-on-year
-2.65% +22.16%
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
590 624 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.48% 78.49% 74.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 352 189
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £239 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 27 27
Average hourly rate £21.01 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.03% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.05 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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