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 3 months to 29 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
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 22
Contract jobs citing Games 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford - - 2.60%
As % of the General category - - 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £375
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 £38.75
% change year-on-year +233.33% -76.77%  

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 Guildford with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 50 25 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 48.08% 28.74% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 40
Median daily rate £450 £425 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +25.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £169 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 29 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Games.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) Gerrit
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Docker
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) Microservices
1 3 (75.00%) Spring Boot
1 3 (75.00%) Dropwizard
2 1 (25.00%) Maya
2 1 (25.00%) Texturing
2 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Gerrit
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) 3D Artist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Dropwizard
1 3 (75.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Microservices
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Texturing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Docker