The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leicestershire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £281 £215
% change year-on-year
+7.11% +30.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £42.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
193 196 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 62.46% 76.26% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 94 58
Average daily rate £350 £355 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +13.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £31.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.50% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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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