The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 62 61
Contract jobs citing Games 0 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.35% 1.29%
As % of the General category - 1.28% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £413 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -
Games
South East

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

General Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
180 156 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.08% 27.27% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 121 179
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £298 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £36.50 £16.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.21% -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £12.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +14.00%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire