The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Game Development
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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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
563 505 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 73.21% 76.05% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 328 81
Average daily rate £365 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £202 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 8 13
Average hourly rate £15.13 £17.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.02% -10.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North East