The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 40 31
Contract jobs citing Games 0 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.35% 3.77%
As % of the General category - 1.59% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £431
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
South East

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

General Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
106 63 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 43.27% 22.03% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 46 74
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £35.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.92%
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 Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Kent region.

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Kent