The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 June 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 Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 33 37
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Contract jobs citing Games 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 1.56% 0.52% 0.39%
As % of the General category 7.69% 3.45% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £225 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.75% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -8.00% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £9.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +233.33% -76.77%  

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 Brighton with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 39 29 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 20.31% 15.03% 36.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 65
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.34% +3.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton 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 Brighton

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Brighton

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Games.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile Games
6 1 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (14.29%) User Experience
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) QA
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) VB.NET

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Programmer
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Games Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (28.57%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Games
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Game Development
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA