The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Games 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.55% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £38.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-76.77% +210.00%
Games
West Midlands

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

General Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 21.28% 17.24% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 6
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £250 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%