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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank - 54 74
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.37% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.51% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £231 £215
% change year-on-year
+25.40% +7.55%
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
611 389 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.54% 72.85% 71.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 191 345
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 36
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +32.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.58 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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