The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 60 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Games 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.43% 0.33% -
As % of the General category 1.86% 1.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £363 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £311
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.25 £36.63
% change year-on-year
-12.75% +1.70%
Games
South East

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

General Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
161 169 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 23.30% 27.93% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 107 64
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £604
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 3
Median hourly rate £14.18 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.37% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.65 £14.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £40.25 £16.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £30.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +18.81%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Games
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Games
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Games across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Games Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Games
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Worthing - 1 - -
Games
South East

Games
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Games.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) WCAG
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) RSpec
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) WCAG