The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire. 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 38 28 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 -  
Contract jobs citing Games 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.38% 2.85% -
As % of the General category 0.95% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -  
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 Derbyshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 105 77 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 39.62% 31.30% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 49 47
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £105 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £416 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Median hourly rate £11.00 £10.44 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.36% -34.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £9.69 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.03 £15.73 £19.00
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 Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire

Games
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -12 1 £350 +55.55% 1
Games
East Midlands

Games
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) Unreal Engine

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin