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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 11 16
Contract jobs citing Games 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 8.11% 2.04%
As % of the General category - 27.27% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £295 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £366 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +22.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%
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
9 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 12.33% 29.73% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 16
Median daily rate £353 £413 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £25.00 £26.74
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.48%

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 6 May 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Online Games
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL

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 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Online Games
1 1 (50.00%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) TypeScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
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