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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 166 176 139
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -37
Contract jobs citing Games 85 67 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 0.75% 1.13%
As % of the General category 2.72% 2.11% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 28
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £372 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.75 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
3125 3168 2828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.81% 35.28% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1645 1666 1317
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 131 167
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.92 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.16% -2.00%

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015. 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
Oxfordshire +11 36 £300 - 24
Berkshire -3 15 £375 +13.20% 2
Surrey +6 13 £363 +10.68% 9
Hampshire +4 10 £375 +50.00% 4
Kent -3 5 - - 1
Middlesex +6 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £650 - 4
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 44 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (23.24%) Game Development
3 28 (19.72%) C#
4 25 (17.61%) SQL
4 25 (17.61%) .NET
5 24 (16.90%) JavaScript
6 23 (16.20%) Scrum
7 22 (15.49%) HTML
8 21 (14.79%) Marketing
9 20 (14.08%) CSS
10 19 (13.38%) C++
11 18 (12.68%) MVC
12 16 (11.27%) Photoshop
12 16 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (11.27%) Degree
12 16 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (10.56%) TDD
14 14 (9.86%) Online Games
14 14 (9.86%) NoSQL
15 13 (9.15%) Apple iOS
15 13 (9.15%) Android
15 13 (9.15%) Python
15 13 (9.15%) C
16 12 (8.45%) Physics
16 12 (8.45%) ASP.NET Web API
17 11 (7.75%) HTML5
17 11 (7.75%) Big Data
18 10 (7.04%) Maya
18 10 (7.04%) Adobe
18 10 (7.04%) OpenGL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 4 (2.82%) CMS
2 3 (2.11%) Orchard CMS
3 2 (1.41%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.41%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.41%) SAS
4 1 (0.70%) Apache
4 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.70%) Drupal
4 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (11.27%) Photoshop
2 10 (7.04%) Maya
3 9 (6.34%) 3ds Max
4 6 (4.23%) ZBrush
5 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
6 4 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (2.82%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (2.11%) MS Office
8 2 (1.41%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.11%) Heroku
4 1 (0.70%) IaaS
4 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.70%) SaaS
4 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) Internet
2 3 (2.11%) MPLS
2 3 (2.11%) OSPF
2 3 (2.11%) BGP
3 2 (1.41%) DOCSIS
3 2 (1.41%) Telnet
3 2 (1.41%) RIP
3 2 (1.41%) SNMP
3 2 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.41%) VPN
3 2 (1.41%) SSH
4 1 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.70%) SMTP
4 1 (0.70%) DNS
4 1 (0.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.86%) NoSQL
2 11 (7.75%) Big Data
3 8 (5.63%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.52%) MySQL
5 4 (2.82%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.11%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.41%) OLAP
7 2 (1.41%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.70%) MS Access
8 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.70%) QlikView
8 1 (0.70%) DB2
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Axure RP
2 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.11%) Selenium
2 3 (2.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.41%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.41%) PHPUnit
3 2 (1.41%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.70%) Hudson
4 1 (0.70%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.70%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.70%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.70%) Subversion
4 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.70%) JBehave
4 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (14.79%) Marketing
2 8 (5.63%) Retail
3 7 (4.93%) Finance
4 3 (2.11%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.70%) Billing
5 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) Advertising
5 1 (0.70%) Interactive Media
5 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (34.51%) Developer
2 14 (9.86%) Designer
3 12 (8.45%) Architect
4 11 (7.75%) Programmer
5 10 (7.04%) .NET Developer
6 9 (6.34%) Analyst
7 8 (5.63%) Web Developer
7 8 (5.63%) Games Developer
8 6 (4.23%) Animator
8 6 (4.23%) Senior Designer
9 5 (3.52%) Video Game Developer
9 5 (3.52%) Software Architect
9 5 (3.52%) Consultant
10 4 (2.82%) Tester
10 4 (2.82%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.82%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.82%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (2.82%) UX Designer
10 4 (2.82%) iOS Developer
11 3 (2.11%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.61%) .NET
2 22 (15.49%) HTML
3 20 (14.08%) CSS
4 12 (8.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (7.75%) HTML5
6 10 (7.04%) OpenGL
7 9 (6.34%) Reactive Extensions
7 9 (6.34%) Task Parallel Library
8 7 (4.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 7 (4.93%) Unreal Engine
9 5 (3.52%) WebGL
9 5 (3.52%) Middleware
9 5 (3.52%) ASP.NET
9 5 (3.52%) Flash
10 4 (2.82%) JSON
10 4 (2.82%) jQuery
10 4 (2.82%) CSS3
10 4 (2.82%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.86%) Online Games
2 12 (8.45%) Physics
3 10 (7.04%) Xbox
4 9 (6.34%) Graphic Design
5 8 (5.63%) Animation
6 7 (4.93%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.93%) User Experience
7 6 (4.23%) Mathematics
7 6 (4.23%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.82%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.82%) Social Media
8 4 (2.82%) STB
9 3 (2.11%) Mobile Games
9 3 (2.11%) IPTV
9 3 (2.11%) Photography
9 3 (2.11%) Video Editing
9 3 (2.11%) iPad
9 3 (2.11%) PlayStation
10 2 (1.41%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.41%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.15%) Android
1 13 (9.15%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.82%) Linux
3 2 (1.41%) UNIX
3 2 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (23.24%) Game Development
3 23 (16.20%) Scrum
4 18 (12.68%) MVC
5 16 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (10.56%) TDD
7 10 (7.04%) Web Development
7 10 (7.04%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (6.34%) Software Engineering
9 8 (5.63%) Automated Testing
10 6 (4.23%) Kanban
10 6 (4.23%) 3D Modelling
10 6 (4.23%) User Stories
10 6 (4.23%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.23%) Android Development
11 5 (3.52%) iOS Development
11 5 (3.52%) Time Management
12 4 (2.82%) Information Architecture
12 4 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.72%) C#
2 25 (17.61%) SQL
3 24 (16.90%) JavaScript
4 19 (13.38%) C++
5 13 (9.15%) Python
5 13 (9.15%) C
6 8 (5.63%) Java
7 7 (4.93%) PHP
8 4 (2.82%) R
9 3 (2.11%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.41%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (1.41%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.70%) VBA
11 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (11.27%) Degree
2 3 (2.11%) ISEB
2 3 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.70%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Nagios
1 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.70%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (7.04%) Adobe
2 5 (3.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.82%) Google
4 3 (2.11%) Cadence
5 2 (1.41%) Tektronix
5 2 (1.41%) Tableau
5 2 (1.41%) Facebook
5 2 (1.41%) Apple
6 1 (0.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.70%) ATG
6 1 (0.70%) Perforce
6 1 (0.70%) HP
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle
6 1 (0.70%) Cisco
6 1 (0.70%) IBM
6 1 (0.70%) hybris
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