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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £23.75 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -33.56%
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
36 66 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.93% 22.68% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 60
Median daily rate £373 £400 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +14.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £475 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 4
Median hourly rate £36.50 £55.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £42.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £55.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Autodesk
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Revit
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Autodesk
1 1 (100.00%) SAP