The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Games Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Developer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Games Developer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Games Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1731 1430 1178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.44% 95.72% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 782 608
Median daily rate £383 £350 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 67 64
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.90 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Games Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Games Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Games Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Games Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 Manchester region featuring Games Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)

Games Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#