Period
to 4 July 2020

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 4 July 2020 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
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 62 89
Rank change year-on-year +12 +27 -11
Contract jobs citing Games 10 38 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.52% 2.65% 0.39%
As % of the General category 3.68% 6.23% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
East of England median daily rate £373 £100 £375
% change year-on-year +272.50% -73.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 272 610 600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 41.34% 42.54% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 316 279
Median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% -0.60%
10th Percentile £213 £316 £200
90th Percentile £550 £584 £588
East of England median daily rate £425 £473 £450
% change year-on-year -10.05% +5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 50
Median hourly rate £24.66 £17.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.91% +0.71% -41.67%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.25 £11.88
90th Percentile £60.75 £47.83 £40.20
Median hourly rate £17.71 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -15.67% +20.00% -46.15%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Hertfordshire

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Games in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Games in Hertfordshire

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Games in Hertfordshire.

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 4 July 2020. 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 -1 10 - - 1
Games
East of England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, 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 10 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (80.00%) Magento
3 7 (70.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (60.00%) Retail
5 5 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (50.00%) Adobe
5 5 (50.00%) HTML
5 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (50.00%) CSS
6 4 (40.00%) XHTML
6 4 (40.00%) JIRA
6 4 (40.00%) Time Management
6 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (40.00%) User Stories
6 4 (40.00%) Workshop Facilitation
6 4 (40.00%) Commercial Awareness
6 4 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (30.00%) Node.js
7 3 (30.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 3 (30.00%) Wireframes
7 3 (30.00%) Sprint Planning
7 3 (30.00%) Sketch
7 3 (30.00%) Vue.js
7 3 (30.00%) User Experience
7 3 (30.00%) React
7 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (30.00%) Grunt
7 3 (30.00%) Karma Test Runner

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 7 (70.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (30.00%) Sketch
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Magento
2 3 (30.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) Power BI
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Grunt
2 3 (30.00%) Jasmine
2 3 (30.00%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (30.00%) React Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Demandware Developer
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Magento Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Power BI Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) XHTML
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (30.00%) JSP
3 3 (30.00%) JSTL
3 3 (30.00%) Node.js
3 3 (30.00%) React
3 3 (30.00%) Sass
3 3 (30.00%) Semantic HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (30.00%) Vue.js
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) LAMP
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
1 3 (30.00%) W3C
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 4 (40.00%) Time Management
3 4 (40.00%) User Stories
3 4 (40.00%) Workshop Facilitation
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (30.00%) Sprint Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Wireframes
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Adobe
1 5 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (30.00%) hybris
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Demandware
3 1 (10.00%) Zend