The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £288 £215
% change year-on-year
-14.78% +33.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -64.06%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
192 229 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 73.00% 76.08% 63.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 93 72
Average daily rate £343 £344 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 48
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% -9.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £7.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Game Development across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire