The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs citing Games 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - - 3.25%
As % of the General category - - 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.35 £31.63
% change year-on-year
-36.20% -0.86%
Games
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

General Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
51 34 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 54.26% 31.48% 60.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 27
Average daily rate £400 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £243 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £720 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Watford