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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Game Developer
England / London
Rank 388 399 407
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Games Developer 21 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.10% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 9
Median daily rate £415 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.95% +61.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £378 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £525 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £135 £300 -
% change year-on-year
-55.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -46.15%

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
18459 19969 20051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.10% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13205 14056 14273
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 312 347
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -10 2 £406 -22.61%
Games Developer
England

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 31 (100.00%) Games
2 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (38.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 11 (35.48%) Java
5 9 (29.03%) TDD
6 8 (25.81%) Ruby
6 8 (25.81%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (25.81%) C#
6 8 (25.81%) OO
7 7 (22.58%) C++
8 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
9 5 (16.13%) Game Development
9 5 (16.13%) Microservices
9 5 (16.13%) Degree
9 5 (16.13%) Scrum
10 4 (12.90%) Objective-C
10 4 (12.90%) SQL
10 4 (12.90%) Mobile Games
10 4 (12.90%) Apple
10 4 (12.90%) Docker
10 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
10 4 (12.90%) Kanban
10 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
11 3 (9.68%) Android
11 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
11 3 (9.68%) BDD
11 3 (9.68%) Social Gaming
11 3 (9.68%) Unreal Engine
11 3 (9.68%) Facebook

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 (3.23%) JBoss
1 1 (3.23%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Ant
2 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.23%) git-flow
2 1 (3.23%) Maven
2 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
General
1 31 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Polish Language
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 8 (25.81%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (9.68%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (6.45%) .NET
4 2 (6.45%) REST
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.23%) DirectX
5 1 (3.23%) EJB
5 1 (3.23%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) HTML5
5 1 (3.23%) iOS SDK
5 1 (3.23%) J2EE
5 1 (3.23%) Java Concurrency
5 1 (3.23%) Java SE
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) Spring
5 1 (3.23%) Spring Security
5 1 (3.23%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Mobile Games
3 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
3 3 (9.68%) Social Gaming
4 2 (6.45%) Animation
4 2 (6.45%) Equities
4 2 (6.45%) iPhone
4 2 (6.45%) Online Games
4 2 (6.45%) Social Media
5 1 (3.23%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.23%) Derivative
5 1 (3.23%) Fintech
5 1 (3.23%) Kinect
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.23%) Physics
5 1 (3.23%) User Experience
5 1 (3.23%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) TDD
3 8 (25.81%) OO
4 5 (16.13%) Game Development
4 5 (16.13%) Microservices
4 5 (16.13%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.90%) Kanban
6 3 (9.68%) BDD
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Concurrent Programming
8 1 (3.23%) Front End Development
8 1 (3.23%) Low Latency
8 1 (3.23%) Machine Learning
8 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.23%) OOD
8 1 (3.23%) OOP
8 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) C#
2 8 (25.81%) Ruby
3 7 (22.58%) C++
4 4 (12.90%) Objective-C
4 4 (12.90%) SQL
5 3 (9.68%) Apple Swift
6 2 (6.45%) C
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
7 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Apple
2 3 (9.68%) Facebook
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Sybase
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Perforce
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