Period
to 22 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 22 July 2018 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 73 -
Rank change year-on-year -22 - +110
Contract jobs citing Games 5 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.32% 1.40% -
As % of the General category 0.84% 4.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate - £275 -
East of England median daily rate £375 £275 £430
% change year-on-year +36.36% -36.05% -16.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £8.25

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 593 435 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 37.87% 33.90% 42.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 228 301
Hertfordshire median daily rate £418 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.60% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £208 £225 £250
90th Percentile £575 £600 £550
East of England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 20 14
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.50 £30.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.57% +11.82% +31.36%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.33 £11.84
90th Percentile £42.00 £40.50 £39.28
East of England median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -41.43% +20.69% -10.77%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Hertfordshire

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Hertfordshire

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in Hertfordshire

Games
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. 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
Watford -14 5 - - 1
Games
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) DNA
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Commercial Awareness
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSD
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) HPUX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) RAD
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) Jackrabbit
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) Appium
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Log4j
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Mockito
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer in Test
3 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) EJB
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) JDBC
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) JSTL
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Servlets
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Struts
2 1 (20.00%) XHTML
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSD
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) HPUX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DNA
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (40.00%) Commercial Awareness
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) RAD
3 1 (20.00%) SDET
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ATG
1 1 (20.00%) Blue Martini
1 1 (20.00%) Demandware
1 1 (20.00%) Elastic Path
1 1 (20.00%) hybris
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) TOWER Software