The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 June 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 East / East Sussex
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 39 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs citing Games 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.11% 0.35% -
As % of the General category 4.29% 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £225 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.75% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -8.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £9.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +233.33% -77.50%  

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 East Sussex with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 70 64 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 25.83% 22.30% 35.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 35 94
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £630 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 East Sussex

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in East Sussex

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in East Sussex

Games
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +3 3 £225 -43.75%
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Games.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (37.50%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile Games
6 1 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (12.50%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Games Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 3 (37.50%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Game Development
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA