The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 427 432 413
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing Game Development 9 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.008% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.010% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 10
Median daily rate £325 £275 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -36.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £275 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £95 £363 £290
% change year-on-year
-73.79% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -
Game Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18910 19258 18977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.36% 81.63% 81.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13678 13763 13297
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 232 231
Median hourly rate £21.78 £21.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £64.25 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Game Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in London

Game Development
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Game Development Daily Rate Trend in London

Game Development
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Game Development across the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Game Development Daily Rate Histogram in London

Game Development
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Game Development Hourly Rate Trend in London

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Game Development 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 London region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 13 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (46.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) C++
5 3 (23.08%) JSON
5 3 (23.08%) JIRA
5 3 (23.08%) User Experience
6 2 (15.38%) GitHub
6 2 (15.38%) Android Development
6 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
6 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
6 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
6 2 (15.38%) Polymer
6 2 (15.38%) Web Components
6 2 (15.38%) Trello
6 2 (15.38%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 2 (15.38%) SketchUp
6 2 (15.38%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) CSS3
6 2 (15.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Android

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 2 (15.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (15.38%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SketchUp
2 1 (7.69%) Maya
2 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) GitHub
1 2 (15.38%) Trello
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Bower
3 1 (7.69%) Fiddler
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium IDE
General
1 13 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (15.38%) Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) 3D Animator
3 1 (7.69%) Animator
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Games Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Games Tester
3 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) HTML5
2 4 (30.77%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) JSON
4 2 (15.38%) Ajax
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) CSS3
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) Polymer
4 2 (15.38%) REST
4 2 (15.38%) Web Components
4 2 (15.38%) XHTML
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.69%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (7.69%) JSON Schema
5 1 (7.69%) Sass
5 1 (7.69%) SignalR
5 1 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Animation
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Physics
2 1 (7.69%) Social Network
2 1 (7.69%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Android
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Android Development
2 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
2 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) 3D Animation
3 1 (7.69%) API Development
3 1 (7.69%) API Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Case Management
3 1 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
3 1 (7.69%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Texturing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) ECMAScript
4 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Rally