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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 80 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing Games 1 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.087% 0.56% 0.30%
As % of the General category 0.25% 1.68% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Median daily rate £288 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £311
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.25 £36.63
% change year-on-year
-12.75% +1.70%
Games
South East

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
393 476 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 34.38% 33.52% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 250 260
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 12
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +40.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £47.50 £49.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £30.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +18.81%

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# GUI Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) GUI Developer
1 1 (100.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET