The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Games 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Games
Manchester

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

General Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - 11.54% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Games
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) OpenTV
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Interactive TV
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) MHEG
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Interactive TV
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) MHEG
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) OpenTV