Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 137 139
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -7
Contract jobs citing Games 15 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.47% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the General category 1.40% 0.69% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 4
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.21% +31.82% -13.04%
10th Percentile £192 £269 £225
90th Percentile £412 £444 £329
England median daily rate £434 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +8.44% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £28.33 £24.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +16.82% -34.46% +3.50%

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 1070 1157 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 33.23% 35.15% 34.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 796 698
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £235 £224 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 37
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.86 £14.80 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.34% +16.06% +21.43%
10th Percentile £8.53 £8.69 £9.62
90th Percentile £45.09 £43.30 £40.55
England median hourly rate £25.50 £24.50 £24.93
% change year-on-year +4.08% -1.71% +13.30%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Leicestershire -5 5 £213 -34.62% 2
Northamptonshire +9 4 £340 -19.05% 1
Nottinghamshire +3 1 £425 +6.25% 6
Games
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Games.

1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
2 7 (46.67%) Web Development
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) OO
3 6 (40.00%) OOD
3 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (33.33%) TypeScript
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (26.67%) React
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (20.00%) HTML5
6 3 (20.00%) CSS3
6 3 (20.00%) Jasmine
6 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
6 3 (20.00%) Pair Programming
6 3 (20.00%) Kanban
7 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
7 2 (13.33%) QA
7 2 (13.33%) jQuery
7 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) C#
7 2 (13.33%) Web Services
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications

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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (6.67%) Fireworks
3 1 (6.67%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.67%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Web Developer
3 6 (40.00%) UI Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Web UI Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Games Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Video Game Developer
7 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Azure Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Designer
7 1 (6.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (6.67%) Hadoop Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) UI Designer
7 1 (6.67%) Web Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Web UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (26.67%) React
4 3 (20.00%) CSS3
4 3 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) Flash
6 1 (6.67%) Kafka
6 1 (6.67%) Node.js
6 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (6.67%) RESTful
6 1 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Web Development
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) OO
2 6 (40.00%) OOD
2 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Kanban
4 3 (20.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (13.33%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (13.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) A/B Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (6.67%) Gamification
6 1 (6.67%) Multichannel Retail
6 1 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 2 (13.33%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Apple
2 1 (6.67%) Optimizely
2 1 (6.67%) Perforce
2 1 (6.67%) Qubit