The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 32 19
Contract jobs citing Games 0 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 1.36% 4.28%
As % of the General category - 5.36% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +1.12%
General Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
99 56 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 27.81% 25.34% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 27 37
Average daily rate £325 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.39% -21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.19 £14.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.80 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Games
East Midlands

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

Games
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -
Leicester - - - - 2
Market Harborough - - - - 1
Games
East Midlands