The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 19 21
Contract jobs citing Games 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead - 0.98% 3.28%
As % of the General category - 3.45% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £283 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -43.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%
Games
Berkshire

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

General Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
60 29 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 50.00% 28.43% 61.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 31
Average daily rate £375 £400 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £230 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £18.75 £16.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £16.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £16.50 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Games
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead region citing Games also 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 that cited Games.

1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) User Stories

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead region citing Games also 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 that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) User Stories