The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs citing Games 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - 0.28%
As % of the General category - - 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.92% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £31.35
% change year-on-year
- -36.20%

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

General Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
85 70 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.45% 25.36% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 63 61
Median daily rate £475 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £26.25 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.44%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford