The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 29 45 28
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Contract jobs citing Games 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.37% 0.27% 0.93%
As % of the General category 6.52% 1.39% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £338 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £36.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.25 £36.63
% change year-on-year
-12.75% +1.70%
Games
Cheshire

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

General Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
46 72 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 21.00% 19.41% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 54 25
Median daily rate £403 £470 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.36% +22.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £350 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Median hourly rate £32.50 £55.00 £15.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% +257.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Games
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Games.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (60.00%) Game Development
3 2 (40.00%) Robotics
4 1 (20.00%) Kinematics
4 1 (20.00%) Linear Algebra
4 1 (20.00%) Degree

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Kinematics
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Game Development
2 1 (20.00%) Linear Algebra
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree