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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 35 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Games 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.28% 1.63% 1.17%
As % of the General category 1.05% 6.17% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.07% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £31.35
% change year-on-year
- -36.20%

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
95 81 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 26.84% 26.47% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 37 42
Median daily rate £425 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £625 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 31
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £12.54 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.00 £34.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +35.41%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leamington Spa -2 1 £375 -
Games
West Midlands

Games
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 3 (75.00%) Automotive
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Robotics
1 3 (75.00%) Psychology
1 3 (75.00%) Human Factors
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) LESS
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Development Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Development Specialist
1 3 (75.00%) Research Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) UX Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) UX Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) LESS
1 1 (25.00%) Sass
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Robotics
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Human Factors
1 3 (75.00%) Psychology
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft