The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank - - 146
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
-49.09% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2269 2614 2408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.21% 78.08% 75.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1527 1737 1598
Median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 132 90
Median hourly rate £32.50 £39.25 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +17.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.50 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Game Development
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Game Development Daily Rate Trend in the South West