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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank - 71 -
Contract jobs citing Games 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.24% -
As % of the General category - 0.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £650 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
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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
159 242 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.33% 29.58% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 157 92
Average daily rate £356 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £216 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £32.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.30% +71.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.84%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Games
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development