The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing Games 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham - - 0.38%
As % of the General category - - 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £17.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+106.34% -30.70%
Games
Nottinghamshire

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

General Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
84 153 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 26.25% 32.35% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 73 17
Average daily rate £394 £363 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £259 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Games
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Online Games
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Online Games
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++