The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank - 15 -
Contract jobs citing Games 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 7.14% -
As % of the General category - 21.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £370 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -46.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

General Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
13 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 18.57% 33.33% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
Median daily rate £375 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £333 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £476 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Games.

1 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Gradle
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Ant
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) API Design
3 1 (14.29%) ES6
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) Core Data
3 1 (14.29%) TDD

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
1 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
1 2 (28.57%) Gradle
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Grunt
2 1 (14.29%) gulp
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Cocoa
2 1 (14.29%) Core Data
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) EDI
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) React
2 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Online Gambling
2 1 (14.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) API Design
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) Game Development
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) ES6
3 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Apple
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft