The table below looks at the statistics for the Games Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Game Developer
Rank - 400 385
Contract jobs requiring a Games Developer 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.013% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.014% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £223 £225
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Games Developer
England

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
20838 21102 20004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.14% 92.91% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14389 14860 13446
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 375 452
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games Developer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Games Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Games Developer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Flash Games
1 1 (100.00%) Social Gaming
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook

Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Games Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Games Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Flash Games
1 1 (100.00%) Social Gaming
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook