Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 19 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 107 105
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +6
Contract jobs citing Games 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.10% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the General category 0.30% 0.55% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Bristol median daily rate £475 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -22.58% +19.23%
10th Percentile £438 £247 £313
90th Percentile £513 £445 £463
South West median daily rate £430 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +22.86% -9.68% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £15.50 - £24.00

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 Bristol with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 671 546 602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 34.46% 31.82% 34.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 394 468
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £263 £241 £261
90th Percentile £488 £492 £516
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 9
Bristol median hourly rate £38.75 £28.15 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.66% +27.95% +76.00%
10th Percentile £12.98 £11.85 £8.72
90th Percentile £59.43 £52.37 £84.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.45% -13.75% +40.35%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Bristol

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Bristol

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Online Games
1 1 (50.00%) Online Gambling
1 1 (50.00%) Online Betting
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (50.00%) Data Lake

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data Architect
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Online Gambling
1 1 (50.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#