The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 26 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 of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 69
Contract jobs citing Games 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire - - 1.00%
As % of the General category - - 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -8.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £9.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +233.33% -77.50%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 127 139 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 21.71% 23.88% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 71 79
Median daily rate £363 £438 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.14% +15.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £108 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -22.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.60 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.45 £42.20
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 Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Cambridgeshire

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) OWASP
2 3 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) Redis
2 3 (75.00%) D3.js
2 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Leaflet
2 3 (75.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (75.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 3 (75.00%) Software Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) LESS
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Polymer
2 3 (75.00%) Web Components
2 3 (75.00%) OpenLayers
2 3 (75.00%) Angular 2
3 1 (25.00%) GIS
3 1 (25.00%) Java

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 3 (75.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (25.00%) Predix
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Redis
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) GIS
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Angular 2
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) D3.js
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Leaflet
2 3 (75.00%) LESS
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) OpenLayers
2 3 (75.00%) Polymer
2 3 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (75.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (75.00%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) OWASP
1 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (75.00%) Software Delivery
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) R
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Vertica