The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Games Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Game Developer
England / London
Rank 385 397 401
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Games Developer 19 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.12% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.12% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 8
Median daily rate £415 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £365 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £525 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £193 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
-38.40% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18436 20098 19872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 95.01% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13192 14255 13962
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 299 328
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £53.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Games Developer in the job title.

Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Games Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Games Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Games Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Games Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Games Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Games Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Games Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Games Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -9 1 £525 -
Games Developer
England

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Games Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Games Developer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Games
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) Java
4 13 (36.11%) TDD
5 12 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 11 (30.56%) Ruby
6 11 (30.56%) Ruby on Rails
6 11 (30.56%) OO
7 10 (27.78%) Scrum
8 8 (22.22%) Microservices
8 8 (22.22%) C#
8 8 (22.22%) C++
9 7 (19.44%) Docker
9 7 (19.44%) Kanban
9 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
10 6 (16.67%) Degree
10 6 (16.67%) Objective-C
11 5 (13.89%) SQL
11 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
11 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
11 5 (13.89%) Facebook
11 5 (13.89%) Game Development
12 4 (11.11%) Social Media
12 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
12 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
12 4 (11.11%) Apple
12 4 (11.11%) Mobile Games
13 3 (8.33%) Equities
13 3 (8.33%) Banking

Games Developer Skill Set
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 1 (2.78%) JBoss
1 1 (2.78%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.78%) Ant
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.78%) git-flow
3 1 (2.78%) JUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Maven
3 1 (2.78%) Mockito
General
1 36 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Polish Language
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Automotive
4 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 11 (30.56%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (8.33%) REST
3 3 (8.33%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (5.56%) HTML
4 2 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (2.78%) .NET
5 1 (2.78%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) DirectX
5 1 (2.78%) EJB
5 1 (2.78%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) iOS SDK
5 1 (2.78%) J2EE
5 1 (2.78%) Java SE
5 1 (2.78%) JSF
5 1 (2.78%) RIFE
5 1 (2.78%) Struts
5 1 (2.78%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.11%) Mobile Games
2 4 (11.11%) Social Media
3 3 (8.33%) Equities
3 3 (8.33%) Online Games
3 3 (8.33%) Social Gaming
4 2 (5.56%) Animation
5 1 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.78%) Derivative
5 1 (2.78%) Fintech
5 1 (2.78%) iPhone
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) TDD
3 11 (30.56%) OO
4 10 (27.78%) Scrum
5 8 (22.22%) Microservices
6 7 (19.44%) Kanban
7 5 (13.89%) Game Development
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
9 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 3 (8.33%) BDD
9 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.78%) Machine Learning
10 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.78%) Multithreading
10 1 (2.78%) MVC
10 1 (2.78%) OOP
10 1 (2.78%) Physics
10 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) Ruby
3 8 (22.22%) C#
3 8 (22.22%) C++
4 6 (16.67%) Objective-C
5 5 (13.89%) SQL
6 3 (8.33%) Apple Swift
6 3 (8.33%) C
6 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Facebook
2 4 (11.11%) Apple
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Sybase
4 2 (5.56%) Perforce
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