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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 30 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.77% - 1.68%
As % of the General category 6.12% - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £301 £311
% change year-on-year
+13.97% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.20 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.35 £20.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.92% -41.42%
Games
West Midlands

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
98 107 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 28.91% 39.78% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 56 41
Average daily rate £333 £343 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -18.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £252 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £474 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.53 £22.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £31.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%

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
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 Games within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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 - - - - 1
Games
West Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (62.50%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Game Development
3 3 (37.50%) C
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Animation
4 2 (25.00%) Maya
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (12.50%) Havok
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) 3ds Max
5 1 (12.50%) Replication
5 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
5 1 (12.50%) Redis
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) Xamarin
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (12.50%) WCF
5 1 (12.50%) WPF
5 1 (12.50%) SQLite
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) 3D Modelling

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (25.00%) Maya
2 1 (12.50%) 3ds Max
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (12.50%) ZBrush
2 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (12.50%) S-PLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Redis
1 1 (12.50%) SQLite
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Programmer
1 2 (25.00%) Animator
2 1 (12.50%) Interface Designer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Application Developer
2 1 (12.50%) UI Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (12.50%) Havok
2 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Animation
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Game Development
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) ActionScript
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Xamarin
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) Apple
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Kwalee
Rate: Contracted hourly rate is negotiable depending on experience.
Posted: 15 days ago