Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 17 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 - 75
Rank change year-on-year - +75 +4
Contract jobs citing Games 3 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.45% - 1.00%
As % of the General category 1.08% - 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Gloucestershire median daily rate - - £375
South West median daily rate £403 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +15.00% -9.68% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £15.50 - -
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 277 264 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 41.47% 28.51% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 177 160
Gloucestershire median daily rate £395 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £289
90th Percentile £475 £555 £494
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 34
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £30.50 £38.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.74% -10.59% +16.44%
10th Percentile £15.08 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £54.25 £48.28 £47.25
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +0.72% -13.13% +40.35%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Gloucestershire

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Gloucestershire

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in Gloucestershire

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Games in Gloucestershire

Games
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Cheltenham - 1 - - 1
Games
South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Games.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (66.67%) Automotive
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Graphic Design
3 1 (33.33%) NonStop SQL

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NonStop SQL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
1 2 (66.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior C++ Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree