The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 23 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 - 108
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Games 1 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.056% - 0.51%
As % of the General category 0.17% - 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
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 £40.00
% change year-on-year +233.33% -77.50%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 579 522 585
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 32.55% 26.20% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 344 393
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 34
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.58% +80.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.03 £52.50 £46.00
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 Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Hampshire

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (25.00%) JDA
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Ext JS
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) RedPrairie
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) PCB Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) RedPrairie Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Test Management
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) JDA
1 1 (25.00%) RedPrairie