The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Games 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.40% - -
As % of the General category 1.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -0.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £31.35
% change year-on-year +19.53% +2.07%  

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 83 70 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 32.81% 24.82% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 50 34
Median daily rate £300 £381 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.31% +6.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £225 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £468 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Games as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Basingstoke

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Games in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Basingstoke

Games
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Games.

1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) RedPrairie
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Ext JS
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JDA

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) RedPrairie Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) JDA
2 1 (33.33%) RedPrairie