The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Game Development 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.30% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £258
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +11.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Game Development
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
219 186 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 65.57% 67.88% 71.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 91 105
Average daily rate £375 £330 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.30 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Game Development across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Game Development
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Game Development Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Game Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Game Development Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Game Development
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leamington Spa - - - -
Game Development
West Midlands

Game Development
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Game Development 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 Game Development.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Game Development 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 Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Redis
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree