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 3 months to 29 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 - 75
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Games 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.41% - 0.11%
As % of the General category 4.59% - 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £275 - £488
10th Percentile £263 - £469
90th Percentile £288 - £506
East of England median daily rate £325 - £488
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £8.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -79.37%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 196 303 255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 30.63% 45.22% 28.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 227 135
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.76%  
10th Percentile £213 £175 £299
90th Percentile £594 £571 £625
East of England median daily rate £488 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +14.70% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 33
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +11.11%  
10th Percentile £16.20 £12.50 £14.50
90th Percentile £45.00 £27.00 £38.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +110.52% -41.53%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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
Watford - 9 £275 - 5
Borehamwood - 1 £275 - 2
Games
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 10 (76.92%) E-Commerce
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Retail
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) J2EE
3 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
3 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 3 (23.08%) Skype
4 3 (23.08%) OneDrive
4 3 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
4 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (23.08%) Office 365
4 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (23.08%) Time Management
4 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (23.08%) PBX
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) IBM
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot

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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
3 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) MQSeries
3 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.69%) Confluence
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
1 3 (23.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) PBX
1 3 (23.08%) Skype
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) JUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Log4j
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) Mockito
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (7.69%) Appium
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Migration Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Migration Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365 Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce Manager
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce Programme Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Programme Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum Master
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) J2EE
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Camel
3 2 (15.38%) EJB
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) JDBC
3 2 (15.38%) JMS
3 2 (15.38%) JSON
3 2 (15.38%) JSP
3 2 (15.38%) REST
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
3 2 (15.38%) Spring Security
3 2 (15.38%) XSD
3 2 (15.38%) XSLT
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Animation
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) HPUX
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) E-Commerce
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Time Management
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Dependency Management
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) RAD
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) hybris
2 2 (15.38%) Talend
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) TOWER Software
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