The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
South East / Surrey
Rank 76 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Games 3 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.31% 0.33% 0.98%
As % of the General category 0.78% 0.94% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 11
Median daily rate £575 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% +17.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £31.35
% change year-on-year
- -36.20%

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

General Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
386 424 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 40.46% 34.50% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 273 267
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £185 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 29 7
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.25 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £51.70 £45.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Surrey region.

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Games
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +1 3 £575 - 2
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Maya
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (25.00%) WPF

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Maya
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Gerrit
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) 3D Artist
1 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# GUI Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) GUI Developer
1 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) Dropwizard
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) BDD
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Microservices
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Texturing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft