The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £290 £231
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +25.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.38
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
286 156 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 73.15% 64.73% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 92 105
Average daily rate £350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £135.00 £21.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+520.68% +20.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Game Development across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Game Development
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Game Development Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside