The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Games Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Designer
Rank - 639 628
Contract jobs requiring a Games Designer 0 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.018% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.018% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £160 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Games Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Games Designer in the job title.

Games Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Games Designer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Games Designer within the UK.

Games Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Games Designer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Games Designer within the UK.

Games Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Games Designer Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Games Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Games Designer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Animation
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Web Usability
2 1 (50.00%) GIMP

Games Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) GIMP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) 3D Animation
1 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (50.00%) Web Usability
1 1 (50.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe