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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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
Average daily rate
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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 Worcestershire region.

General Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
12 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 15.19% 19.61% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate £313 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £250 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £12.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+225.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £12.00 £49.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%