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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Developer
Rank 107 102 87
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Games Developer 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £525 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £313 £245
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +27.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
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
1717 1747 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.65% 94.84% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1080 1012 805
Median daily rate £400 £377 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 71 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Concurrent Programming

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Concurrent Programming
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker