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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 7 16
Contract jobs citing Games 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 14.71% 4.08%
As % of the General category - 41.67% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £295 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-77.50% +220.00%
Games
Staffordshire

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
7 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 9.86% 35.29% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 11
Median daily rate £500 £310 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -5.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £475 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.38 £22.67 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.54% -9.34%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Online Games
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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