The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 8 -
Contract jobs citing Games 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City - 3.70% -
As % of the General category - 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £440 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.63 £13.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+171.29% -40.00%
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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 Welwyn Garden City region.

General Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
35 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 59.32% 22.22% 63.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 11
Average daily rate £300 £440 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £440 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City