Period
to 19 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 103 126
Rank change year-on-year -23 +23 -6
Contract jobs citing Games 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.087% 0.30% 0.083%
As % of the General category 0.19% 0.76% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £333 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.33% -1.64% +1.67%
10th Percentile £297 £348 £318
90th Percentile £378 £455 £459
South East median daily rate £456 £351 £325
% change year-on-year +29.89% +8.08% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £8.50 -
% change year-on-year +429.41% - -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,050 657 1,175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 45.73% 39.11% 48.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 284 492
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £418 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £243 £200 £230
90th Percentile £538 £559 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 18 23
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.65 £8.63 £8.60
90th Percentile £56.63 £34.05 £40.17
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.00% +28.21%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Buckinghamshire

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Buckinghamshire

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in Buckinghamshire

Games
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Milton Keynes -31 2 £333 -11.33% 5
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle