The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 41 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Games 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.67% 0.68% -
As % of the General category 3.08% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-40.62% +6.66%
Games
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

General Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
65 100 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.74% 34.13% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 47
Median daily rate £283 £305 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.37% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £77 £130 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 5
Median hourly rate £10.44 £10.44 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £10.44 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.18 £10.59 £22.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.06 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.00%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Games across the Leicestershire region.

Games Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Games
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Games.

1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) Jasmine
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jasmine
1 3 (75.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (75.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (75.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (75.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) 3D Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Augmented Reality
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft