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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 63 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Game Development 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.14% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
-16.52% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Game Development
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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
530 396 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.13% 68.87% 67.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 195 350
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 36
Average hourly rate £22.00 £32.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.82% +36.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £46.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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

Game Development
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Game Development 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 Game Development.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Maya
1 1 (100.00%) 3ds Max
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Lua
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Kinect
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Game Development 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 Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Maya
1 1 (100.00%) 3ds Max
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (100.00%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Lua
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe