Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 18 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
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 - 22
Rank change year-on-year - +22 +12
Contract jobs citing Games 3 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 1.32% - 4.70%
As % of the General category 4.55% - 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Guildford median daily rate £350 - £325
Surrey median daily rate £350 £288 £325
% change year-on-year +21.74% -11.54% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 Guildford with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Guildford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 66 70 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 29.07% 33.02% 40.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 43 41
Guildford median daily rate £481 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.24% +28.79% +1.54%
10th Percentile £278 £113 £263
90th Percentile £556 £575 £500
Surrey median daily rate £450 £430 £408
% change year-on-year +4.65% +5.52% +8.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Guildford median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% -44.83% +113.24%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.60 £35.13
90th Percentile £16.15 £36.00 £38.38
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% -2.86% +37.25%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Guildford

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Guildford

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Games.

1 2 (66.67%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Audio Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Unreal Engine
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python