The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Games Development
South East / Kent
Rank - 50 -
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £198 £288 £375
% change year-on-year
-31.30% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
222 280 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 83.77% 74.47% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 224 119
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £210 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 11
Median hourly rate £27.38 £170.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.89% +325.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Game Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Game Development
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Game Development Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Game Development
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Game Development 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 Kent region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (50.00%) OAuth
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (100.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (50.00%) OAuth
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java