Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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 > Dorset
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - 45
Rank change year-on-year - +45 -5
Contract jobs citing Games 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.34% - 0.45%
As % of the General category 1.04% - 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Dorset median daily rate - - £175
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
Dorset 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 Dorset with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 96 166 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 32.76% 37.39% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 127 79
Dorset median daily rate £435 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £260 £238 £197
90th Percentile £535 £514 £569
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 25
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £35.75 £42.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.49% -15.80% +6.15%
10th Percentile £34.63 £33.73 £36.20
90th Percentile £43.35 £37.18 £49.19
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 Dorset

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

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

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 Dorset region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C