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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 237 271 260
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -11
Contract jobs citing Game Development 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.026% 0.032% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.040% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £388 £175 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+121.42% -48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £175 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -27.27%
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
6197 7568 7549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.98% 79.76% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3672 4467 4224
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 311 285
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +64.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Game Development across the South East region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Game Development Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 December 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
Kent - 2 £388 - 1
Game Development
England

Game Development
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (50.00%) OAuth
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (100.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (50.00%) OAuth
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java