The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
South West / Dorset
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs citing Games 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - - 0.44%
As % of the General category - - 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £213
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £351
% change year-on-year +7.14% -0.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £31.35
% change year-on-year +19.53% +2.07%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 24 100 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 25.53% 42.92% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 49 38
Median daily rate £394 £400 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% -14.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 3
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £30.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +39.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Dorset