Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Gaming
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 61 59
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 +14
Contract jobs citing Games 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.58% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the General category 1.55% 1.23% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate £431 £485 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.08% +76.36% -11.29%
10th Percentile £425 £485 £263
90th Percentile £435 £485 £288
East of England median daily rate £320 £438 £388
% change year-on-year -26.86% +12.90% -7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £9.00 -
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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

All General Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 258 162 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 37.45% 25.76% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 102 142
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -3.41%
10th Percentile £325 £200 £200
90th Percentile £599 £600 £556
East of England median daily rate £425 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +5.85% +0.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 31
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £32.75 £24.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.67% -2.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £22.75 £9.65 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.63 £40.25 £45.43
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +19.40% +28.85% -13.33%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Bedfordshire

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Bedfordshire

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in Bedfordshire

Games
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -3 1 - - 1
Games
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Service Design
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) FMCG
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Campaign Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

General
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) Campaign Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall