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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.37% - -
As % of the General category 1.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.75 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+4.19% +108.45%
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 77 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 29.60% 21.04% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 63 43
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.10 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.99% -34.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £13.99 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £16.20 £41.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Horsham - 1 £400 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Dojo
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) Dojo
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Apple