Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 166 187
Rank change year-on-year +12 +21 -14
Contract jobs citing Games 9 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.25% 0.15% 0.090%
As % of the General category 0.87% 0.56% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +16.67% +57.89%
10th Percentile £312 £161 £330
90th Percentile £521 £456 £420
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £8.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +429.41% -77.03% -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1032 1074 1300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 29.00% 27.59% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 687 819
Hampshire median daily rate £380 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £200 £206 £229
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 53 73
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.38 £28.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.09% +17.89% +15.85%
10th Percentile £12.58 £12.79 £10.75
90th Percentile £45.00 £47.90 £48.03
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +32.35%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Hampshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fareham - 5 £513 - 1
Basingstoke -27 1 £275 -37.14%
Portsmouth - 1 - - 3
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Analytics
3 4 (44.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (44.44%) Unreal Engine
3 4 (44.44%) Pandas
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (44.44%) NumPy
3 4 (44.44%) Trend Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) R
3 4 (44.44%) Matplotlib
3 4 (44.44%) Tableau
3 4 (44.44%) Machine Learning
3 4 (44.44%) D3.js
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Predictive Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Sentiment Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Jupyter
3 4 (44.44%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (44.44%) Data Mining
3 4 (44.44%) Visualisation
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 4 (44.44%) Statistics
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Collaborative Working

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) Jupyter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Data Mining
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (22.22%) Military
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Data Scientist
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Games Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Games Developer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Games Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) D3.js
1 4 (44.44%) Matplotlib
1 4 (44.44%) NumPy
1 4 (44.44%) Pandas
1 4 (44.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 4 (44.44%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) MEAN Stack
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
3 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 1 (11.11%) Robotics
3 1 (11.11%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Analytics
1 4 (44.44%) Data Cleansing
1 4 (44.44%) Machine Learning
1 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
1 4 (44.44%) Predictive Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) Sentiment Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) Statistics
1 4 (44.44%) Trend Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) Visualisation
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) Quantitative Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
3 2 (22.22%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Chemistry
4 1 (11.11%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) R
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Tableau