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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 42 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Games 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.24% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the General category 0.78% 1.14% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£313 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £12.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+198.00% -66.66%
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
129 88 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 31.39% 28.39% 32.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 45 46
Average daily rate £383 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £478 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 13
Average hourly rate £32.00 £13.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.03% -54.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
- -3.05%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Django
2 2 (66.67%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
General
1 2 (66.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Django
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python