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 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.

Gaming
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 29 36
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7  
Contract jobs citing Games 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.90% 0.53% 1.31%
As % of the General category 8.70% 2.22% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £239 - £75
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +19.53% -1.53%  

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 46 45 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 33.33% 23.81% 35.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 44
Median daily rate £340 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% -13.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £285 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Games in Brighton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in Brighton

Games
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

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

1 7 (50.00%) C#
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (42.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 5 (35.71%) CSS3
3 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
3 5 (35.71%) C++
3 5 (35.71%) Mobile Games
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (21.43%) Android
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (21.43%) XPath
5 3 (21.43%) JSTL
5 3 (21.43%) HTML5
5 3 (21.43%) User Experience
5 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) XML
5 3 (21.43%) XSLT
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Advertising

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (21.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Python Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Android Developer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Games Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Android Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Games Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Quality Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
3 5 (35.71%) CSS3
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 3 (21.43%) JSTL
4 3 (21.43%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) XSLT
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (14.29%) COM
5 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (7.14%) Django
6 1 (7.14%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (7.14%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile Games
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
3 2 (14.29%) iPhone
3 2 (14.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
1 3 (21.43%) MVC
1 3 (21.43%) OO
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Android Development
2 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
4 3 (21.43%) XPath
5 2 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
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