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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 49 63 74
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Contract jobs citing Games 13 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.71% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the General category 4.55% 0.37% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Median daily rate £438 £525 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.25 £36.63
% change year-on-year
-12.75% +1.70%
Games
East of England

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
286 272 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.58% 36.66% 45.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 109 199
Median daily rate £380 £445 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.60% +12.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 19
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £36.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Games across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Games Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 7 £425 -
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) Animation
2 5 (38.46%) Video Editing
2 5 (38.46%) Adobe Captivate
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) e-Learning
2 5 (38.46%) SCORM
2 5 (38.46%) Web Design
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Swing
2 5 (38.46%) Flash
2 5 (38.46%) AWT
2 5 (38.46%) Adobe
2 5 (38.46%) HTML5
2 5 (38.46%) Regular Expression
2 5 (38.46%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (38.46%) Learning Management System
2 5 (38.46%) Content Development
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Magento
4 2 (15.38%) OO PHP
4 2 (15.38%) XHTML
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) XSL
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) Zend

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 5 (38.46%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Magento
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Designer
2 5 (38.46%) Instructional Designer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Automation Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Java Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Automation Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Java Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce Developer
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Magento Developer
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Project Implementation Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) AWT
2 5 (38.46%) Flash
2 5 (38.46%) HTML5
2 5 (38.46%) Regular Expression
2 5 (38.46%) Swing
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) XHTML
3 2 (15.38%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Animation
1 5 (38.46%) e-Learning
1 5 (38.46%) Learning Management System
1 5 (38.46%) SCORM
1 5 (38.46%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Content Development
1 5 (38.46%) Responsive Web Design
1 5 (38.46%) Web Design
2 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) OO PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Process Management
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Adobe
2 2 (15.38%) Zend
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