The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for Game Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Games Development
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford - - 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £210 £325
% change year-on-year +42.85% -35.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Game Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 78 78 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 76.47% 87.64% 73.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 196 327
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £213 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £488 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 4
Median hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £15.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.52% +46.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £18.13 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £43.38 £20.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings citing Game Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

Job vacancy trend for Game Development in Guildford

Game Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Game Development in Guildford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Game Development in Guildford