The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Games Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Developer
Rank - - 116
Contract jobs requiring a Games Developer 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Games Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2721 2524 2203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.94% 94.25% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1538 1509 1132
Median daily rate £388 £361 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.26% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 164 157
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Games Developer in the job title.

Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Games Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Games Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Games Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Games Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Games
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Couchbase

Games Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (100.00%) Couchbase
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Scala