The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 33 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.13% - 1.42%
As % of the General category 5.26% - 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £225 - £350
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
Merseyside

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

General Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
57 61 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 21.51% 23.46% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 33 22
Median daily rate £375 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £148 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -2.00%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Liverpool region.

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Games
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Games.

1 2 (66.67%) Maya
1 2 (66.67%) 3ds Max
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) ZBrush
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) 3ds Max
1 2 (66.67%) Maya
1 2 (66.67%) ZBrush
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment