The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 41 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Games 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.27% 0.96% 1.86%
As % of the General category 0.88% 2.65% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.08% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +66.66%
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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 Warwickshire region.

General Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
113 113 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 30.87% 36.22% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 21
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 15 7
Average hourly rate £29.00 £11.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.63% -58.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.67 £11.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £33.40 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.74 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% +0.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Games
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Game Development
2 2 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) Automotive
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Animation
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (16.67%) Maya
3 1 (16.67%) 3ds Max
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Havok
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) ActionScript
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Maya
1 1 (16.67%) 3ds Max
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
General
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Animator
2 1 (16.67%) UI Designer
2 1 (16.67%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Interface Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (16.67%) Havok
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Game Development
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) ActionScript
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
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