The table below looks at the statistics for the Games Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Developer
Rank - 225 247
Contract jobs requiring a Games Developer 0 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.11% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.12% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Average daily rate
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- £238 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £288 -
% change year-on-year
-16.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £22.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8571 8163 9229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.05% 92.96% 91.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4804 4342 4307
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 491 599
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.50 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Games Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Games Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Games Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Games Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Games Developer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Games Developer in their job title 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 with Games Developer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Physics
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (20.00%) Xbox
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Animation
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Maya
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Autodesk

Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Games Developer in their job title 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 with Games Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Maya
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Physics
2 1 (20.00%) Xbox
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Animation
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) C
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Autodesk