Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 134 128
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +9
Contract jobs citing Games 13 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.47% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the General category 1.44% 1.10% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 7
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £333 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.31% +8.33%
10th Percentile £308 £232 £288
90th Percentile £508 £455 £438
England median daily rate £488 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +14.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 - -
England median hourly rate £27.87 £30.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year -7.12% +6.19% -29.38%

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 900 1,091 1,060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 32.77% 34.77% 33.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 694 735
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £257 £254 £241
90th Percentile £538 £550 £588
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 45 33
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £13.86 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.36% +1.95% +13.29%
10th Percentile £10.63 £8.93 £8.69
90th Percentile £43.75 £52.50 £76.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.87% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Northamptonshire -4 7 £350 +75.00% 2
Leicestershire +13 5 £450 - 6
Nottinghamshire +1 1 £625 +47.06% 16
Games
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 7 (53.85%) ITIL
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
1 7 (53.85%) Data Loss Prevention
2 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
3 5 (38.46%) Automotive
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) OOD
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 3 (23.08%) Backbone.js
4 3 (23.08%) Jasmine
4 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
4 3 (23.08%) TypeScript
4 3 (23.08%) React
4 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
5 1 (7.69%) Node.js
5 1 (7.69%) Big Data
5 1 (7.69%) Robotics
5 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.69%) SCCM
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Power BI
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (7.69%) Robotic Automation

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) Power BI
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (38.46%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) UI Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Web UI Developer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Games Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) UI/UX Developer
4 1 (7.69%) UX Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
1 3 (23.08%) Backbone.js
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) React
2 1 (7.69%) Express
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
1 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.69%) Robotics
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
1 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
1 7 (53.85%) Data Loss Prevention
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) OOD
3 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Robotic Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 3 (23.08%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM