The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Hammersmith. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
London / Hammersmith
Rank - 8 1
Contract jobs citing Games 0 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hammersmith - 6.98% 48.28%
As % of the General category - 13.04% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 12
Median daily rate - £548 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £351
% change year-on-year +7.14% -0.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £31.35
% change year-on-year +19.53% +2.07%  

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 Hammersmith with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Hammersmith
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 16 23 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hammersmith 44.44% 53.49% 79.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 18
Median daily rate £408 £388 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.16% -17.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £125 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £53.75 £43.00 £170.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -74.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Hammersmith

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hammersmith 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 Hammersmith

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Hammersmith