The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank - 25 -
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 0.58% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £288 £215
% change year-on-year
-14.78% +33.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -64.06%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
138 130 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 70.41% 75.14% 64.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 84 58
Average daily rate £350 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £26.50 £18.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.20% +21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £16.85 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.65 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Game Development across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Game Development
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Game Development Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool