The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 55 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.18% - 0.24%
As % of the General category 0.75% - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £150 - £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £319
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.80%
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
UK

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

General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
133 197 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.14% 23.04% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 147 171
Median daily rate £375 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £185 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £452 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.00% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £10.40 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £19.70 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Games
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South Wales - 1 £150 - 2
Games
UK

Games
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript