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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank - 39 -
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.34% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £306
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
215 201 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 72.64% 67.45% 69.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 119 114
Median daily rate £325 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 31
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.25% -55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £10.16 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £16.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Game Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire