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 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank - 38 34
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.69% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.86% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £185 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
-32.72% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -
Game Development
South East

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
198 233 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 81.15% 80.62% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 140 154
Median daily rate £375 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 12
Median hourly rate £20.25 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £16.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £37.50 £38.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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