The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing Games 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow - - 7.14%
As % of the General category - - 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.75 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+4.19% +108.45%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Hounslow region.

General Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 36.67% 24.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 10
Average daily rate £388 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £425 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £488 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Hounslow region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Games
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow region citing Games 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 Games.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) STB
1 1 (50.00%) IPTV
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Over-the-Top Content

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow region citing Games 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) STB
1 1 (50.00%) IPTV
1 1 (50.00%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript