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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing Games 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - 1.27%
As % of the General category - - 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.63 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+109.28% -22.22%
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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
80 88 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 33.90% 27.94% 30.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 43
Average daily rate £350 £296 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.14% -5.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £163 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 6
Average hourly rate £9.10 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.12% -28.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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