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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 62 51
Contract jobs citing Games 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the General category - 1.00% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.35 £31.63
% change year-on-year
-36.20% -0.86%
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
147 201 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.58% 28.76% 36.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 122 125
Average daily rate £375 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £54.03 £16.25 £12.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+232.46% +28.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £11.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.50 £27.50 £22.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) DirectX
1 3 (100.00%) GIS
1 3 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 3 (100.00%) Military
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (100.00%) Time Management
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Multicast
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) C

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) GIS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) DirectX
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: Competitive
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