The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 268 232 225
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -7
Contract jobs citing Game Development 1 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.014% 0.37% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Median daily rate - £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £306 £306
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Game Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7328 7361 6934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.20% 78.73% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4515 4210 3847
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 255 278
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Game Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Game Development
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Game Development across the South East region.

Game Development Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Game Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Game Development across the South East region.

Game Development Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Game Development
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Sussex - 1 - -
Game Development
England

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Game Development 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 South East region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Blog
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (25.00%) Product Management
4 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Social Media
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Xbox
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) PlayStation

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Games Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 3D Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Games Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Games Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Games Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Product Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Games Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Blog
2 1 (25.00%) Economics
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Oculus Rift
2 1 (25.00%) PlayStation
2 1 (25.00%) Psychology
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft