The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 21 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.73% - 1.98%
As % of the General category 1.72% - 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £350 - £269
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.43% -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 Slough region.

General Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
58 101 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 42.34% 39.61% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 59 72
Median daily rate £450 £423 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £267 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £512 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 £14.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.85% -28.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Games
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Games.

1 2 (66.67%) Danish Language
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
General
1 2 (66.67%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Games Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Unity 3D Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Video Game Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
1 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA