The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Solihull region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 12 -
Contract jobs citing Games 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 3.45% -
As % of the General category - 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +1.12%
General Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
52 24 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 41.94% 41.38% 61.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 4
Average daily rate £323 £288 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% -4.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £413 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.25 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Games
West Midlands

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull