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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank 40 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Game Development 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.31% - 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £263 £243
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
Game Development
East Midlands

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
211 237 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 65.94% 76.70% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 106 52
Average daily rate £308 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £172 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 36 32
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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

Game Development
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Game Development 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 Game Development.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Game Development 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 Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Games Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft