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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.81% - -
As % of the General category 3.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.63 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £17.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+106.34% -30.70%
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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 Warrington region.

General Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
54 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 21.95% 30.77% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 20
Average daily rate £375 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £295 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.68 £11.00 £26.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.36% -59.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.00 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.45 £11.00 £38.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Physics
1 2 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (50.00%) Degree

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Games Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree