The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Games 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - -
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 £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.63 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+109.28% -22.22%
Games
South West

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

General Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
89 50 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 26.73% 23.04% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 33 19
Average daily rate £350 £325 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £28.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 - £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 - £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Games
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - - - - 3
Games
South West
Bath, Somerset
PwC UK Student Events
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago