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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 72 53
Contract jobs citing Games 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.13% 0.50%
As % of the General category - 0.44% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £488 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £319
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £38.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-76.77% +210.00%
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
286 225 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 45.04% 28.13% 44.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 92 125
Median daily rate £416 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.06% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 20
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.66% +55.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £38.25 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%

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