The first 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 July 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 Somerset 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing Games 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 0.61%
As % of the General category - - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £34.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-43.88% +39.00%
General Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
70 52 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.71% 27.81% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 27
Average daily rate £325 £319 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £180 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £408 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Games
South West

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 July 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 - - - - 1
Street - - - - 1
Games
South West

Games
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle