The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs citing Online Games 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 2.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.41
Online Games
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37 26 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 28.68% 23.01% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 29
Average daily rate £375 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £200 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £25.36 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.81% +30.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £13.41 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £34.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Online Games
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Online Games Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Online Games
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Online Games
West Midlands