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 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
South East / Hampshire
Rank 111 - 118
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Games 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.16% - 0.28%
As % of the General category 0.56% - 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £400 - £168
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 Hampshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 535 610 509
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 29.01% 27.98% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 410 342
Median daily rate £418 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.37% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £236 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 20 23
Median hourly rate £28.50 £41.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.90% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £13.03 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £54.25 £50.44
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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Games in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in Hampshire

Games
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 1 £400 - 1
Fleet - 1 £400 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (14.29%) JDA
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware
3 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Ext JS
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) RedPrairie
3 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)

Games
Top Related 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 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Development Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) PCB Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) RedPrairie Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Ext JS
1 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) JDA
2 1 (14.29%) RedPrairie