The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games 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 over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 216 150 194
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +44
Contract jobs citing Games 41 87 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 1.02% 0.43%
As % of the General category 1.23% 2.91% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 18
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£250 £206 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £123 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £311 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Games
England

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

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3320 2994 3163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.49% 35.12% 37.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1826 1539 1379
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 120 211
Average hourly rate £19.25 £21.33 £23.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £13.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Games
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 across the South East region.

Games Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Games
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Games across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Games Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Games
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 across the South East region.

Games Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Games
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Surrey -10 10 £300 +4.34% 1
Berkshire -48 7 £375 +123.88% 4
Oxfordshire -24 6 £310 -6.41% 4
East Sussex - 6 £250 - 1
Hampshire -16 3 £238 - 7
Kent - 2 £313 - 2
Middlesex 0 1 - - 1
West Sussex -2 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 - 1
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (26.39%) C++
1 19 (26.39%) Game Development
2 15 (20.83%) SQL
3 13 (18.06%) C#
3 13 (18.06%) Python
4 12 (16.67%) XML
4 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.67%) TDD
4 12 (16.67%) JSON
5 11 (15.28%) Mathematics
5 11 (15.28%) Retail
5 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
5 11 (15.28%) Internet
6 10 (13.89%) SOA
6 10 (13.89%) E-Commerce
6 10 (13.89%) Java
6 10 (13.89%) Google
7 9 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
7 9 (12.50%) REST
7 9 (12.50%) Physics
7 9 (12.50%) Use Case
7 9 (12.50%) OAuth
7 9 (12.50%) Facebook
7 9 (12.50%) Twitter
7 9 (12.50%) Mobile App
7 9 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
7 9 (12.50%) Spring
7 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 8 (11.11%) CRM
8 8 (11.11%) Computer Science

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.17%) CMS
2 2 (2.78%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.56%) MS Office
3 3 (4.17%) Maya
4 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.39%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.39%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Magento
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) IaaS
2 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) SAN
3 1 (1.39%) DHCP
3 1 (1.39%) LDAP
3 1 (1.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.39%) QlikView
2 1 (1.39%) Big Data
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 11 (15.28%) Retail
2 7 (9.72%) Marketing
2 7 (9.72%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.17%) Publishing
4 2 (2.78%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Electronics
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (13.89%) Mobile Developer
3 8 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 7 (9.72%) Computer Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Digital Project Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Product Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Consultant
7 3 (4.17%) Programmer
7 3 (4.17%) Lead Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Security Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) Games Producer
8 2 (2.78%) Principal Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Business Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Change Manager
8 2 (2.78%) iOS Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Principal Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) XML
1 12 (16.67%) JSON
2 9 (12.50%) REST
2 9 (12.50%) OAuth
2 9 (12.50%) Spring
3 6 (8.33%) J2ME
3 6 (8.33%) Java ME
4 5 (6.94%) Unreal Engine
5 4 (5.56%) HTML
5 4 (5.56%) .NET
6 3 (4.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 3 (4.17%) CSS
7 2 (2.78%) Middleware
7 2 (2.78%) Web Services
7 2 (2.78%) Flash
7 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.78%) jQuery
8 1 (1.39%) Task Parallel Library
8 1 (1.39%) Reactive Extensions
8 1 (1.39%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Mathematics
2 9 (12.50%) Physics
2 9 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.56%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (2.78%) Xbox
6 2 (2.78%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.39%) New Media
7 1 (1.39%) Kinect
7 1 (1.39%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.39%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.39%) Animation
7 1 (1.39%) Online Games
7 1 (1.39%) User Experience
7 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.39%) DTV
7 1 (1.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.56%) Android
3 3 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Game Development
2 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.67%) TDD
3 10 (13.89%) SOA
3 10 (13.89%) E-Commerce
4 9 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
4 9 (12.50%) Use Case
4 9 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 8 (11.11%) CRM
6 7 (9.72%) Signal Processing
6 7 (9.72%) Image Processing
6 7 (9.72%) Video Processing
6 7 (9.72%) Analytics
7 6 (8.33%) Project Management
7 6 (8.33%) Multithreading
8 5 (6.94%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.94%) Scrum
9 4 (5.56%) Web Analytics
9 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.56%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.39%) C++
2 15 (20.83%) SQL
3 13 (18.06%) C#
3 13 (18.06%) Python
4 10 (13.89%) Java
5 7 (9.72%) MATLAB
6 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.94%) C
8 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) PhD
2 4 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (2.78%) CISA
3 2 (2.78%) CISM
3 2 (2.78%) CISSP
3 2 (2.78%) CRISC
4 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) IAG
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) ARCserve
1 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.89%) Google
3 9 (12.50%) Facebook
3 9 (12.50%) Twitter
4 2 (2.78%) Adobe
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (1.39%) hybris
5 1 (1.39%) SAP
5 1 (1.39%) Juniper
5 1 (1.39%) NetApp
5 1 (1.39%) Apple
5 1 (1.39%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) Cadence
5 1 (1.39%) ATG
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