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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 38 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.74% - 2.65%
As % of the General category 2.25% - 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.35 £31.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -15.66%
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
89 45 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 32.72% 23.20% 40.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 31 56
Average daily rate £400 £413 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +34.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £325 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 13
Average hourly rate £9.00 £42.50 £11.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.82% +273.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Games
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £350 - 1
Whitstable - - - -
Canterbury - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Games
South East

Games
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (25.00%) DTV
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Flash
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Flash Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Business Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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