The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank - 55 61
Contract jobs citing Games 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.34% 0.62%
As % of the General category - 0.81% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -46.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
177 247 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.41% 42.44% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 129 131
Median daily rate £438 £430 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £229 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 10
Median hourly rate £11.33 £29.00 £16.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.93% +74.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +34.00%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Hertfordshire region.

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) Adobe
2 6 (40.00%) Flash
2 6 (40.00%) e-Learning
2 6 (40.00%) Adobe Premiere
2 6 (40.00%) SCORM
2 6 (40.00%) Web Design
2 6 (40.00%) Animation
2 6 (40.00%) Video Editing
2 6 (40.00%) Adobe Captivate
2 6 (40.00%) Learning Management System
2 6 (40.00%) HTML5
2 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (40.00%) Content Development
3 5 (33.33%) Regular Expression
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Swing
3 5 (33.33%) AWT
3 5 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Zend
5 2 (13.33%) Magento
5 2 (13.33%) OO PHP
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) XSL
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) XHTML
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Adobe Captivate
1 6 (40.00%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Magento
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Designer
2 6 (40.00%) Instructional Designer
3 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Automation Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Java Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Automation Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Developer
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Magento Developer
5 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
5 2 (13.33%) PHP Magento Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) Flash
2 6 (40.00%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) AWT
3 5 (33.33%) Regular Expression
3 5 (33.33%) Swing
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) XHTML
4 2 (13.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Animation
1 6 (40.00%) e-Learning
1 6 (40.00%) Learning Management System
1 6 (40.00%) SCORM
1 6 (40.00%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Content Development
1 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 6 (40.00%) Web Design
2 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) OO PHP
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Process Management
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (13.33%) Zend