Period
to 24 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 24 June 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 136 116
Rank change year-on-year +14 -20 +16
Contract jobs citing Games 24 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.84% 0.33% 0.73%
As % of the General category 2.59% 0.96% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 15
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £358 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.10% +30.00% -8.33%
10th Percentile £309 £225 £225
90th Percentile £641 £431 £338
England median daily rate £475 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +14.46% +3.75% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £48.75 £31.50 £22.67
% change year-on-year +54.76% +38.97% -43.33%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 926 1,038 1,045
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 32.35% 34.61% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 693 680
East Midlands median daily rate £391 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.57% +2.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £200 £240 £219
90th Percentile £538 £550 £576
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 29
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.64 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.91% +7.50% +66.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.96 £9.70
90th Percentile £44.13 £52.50 £76.75
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +4.00% -4.76% +16.67%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Games in the East Midlands

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in the East Midlands

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Games in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Games in the East Midlands

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in the East Midlands

Games
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 June 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
Nottinghamshire -1 10 £550 +29.41% 11
Derbyshire +21 7 £348 -0.71% 1
Northamptonshire -6 5 £350 -17.65% 7
Leicestershire +7 2 £300 +6.19% 1
Games
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Games.

1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Kanban
3 14 (58.33%) Coaching
3 14 (58.33%) Scrum
4 10 (41.67%) TDD
4 10 (41.67%) Project Management
5 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 8 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (33.33%) User Stories
7 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
8 6 (25.00%) PLM
8 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
8 6 (25.00%) Analytics
9 5 (20.83%) Data Loss Prevention
9 5 (20.83%) ITIL
9 5 (20.83%) DevOps
10 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
10 4 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
10 4 (16.67%) Decision-Making
11 3 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (12.50%) Rancher
11 3 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (12.50%) Kubernetes
11 3 (12.50%) Google
11 3 (12.50%) Automotive
11 3 (12.50%) Windows
11 3 (12.50%) Linux

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.50%) Automotive
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) Scrum Master
2 3 (12.50%) Agile Coach
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Games Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) UI Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Web UI Developer
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Credit Risk
1 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (8.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Kanban
3 14 (58.33%) Coaching
3 14 (58.33%) Scrum
4 10 (41.67%) Project Management
4 10 (41.67%) TDD
5 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 8 (33.33%) User Stories
7 6 (25.00%) Analytics
7 6 (25.00%) PLM
8 5 (20.83%) Data Loss Prevention
8 5 (20.83%) DevOps
8 5 (20.83%) ITIL
9 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
9 4 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (16.67%) Decision-Making
9 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 3 (12.50%) Perl
1 3 (12.50%) Python
1 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Ansible
1 3 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
1 3 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
1 3 (12.50%) Rancher
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Google
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft