The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank - 67 67
Contract jobs citing Games 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the General category - 0.27% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £313 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -46.15%

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

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
208 373 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 33.55% 52.02% 41.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 147 182
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Median hourly rate £8.75 £12.69 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.06% +2.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.60 £10.24 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.36 £14.50 £16.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Games
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Games.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) EPoS
4 1 (25.00%) Retail

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories