The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing Games 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 0.35%
As % of the General category - - 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +1.12%
General Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
51 53 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 24.76% 25.85% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 32
Average daily rate £425 £550 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £276 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +68.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Games
England

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Games
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands