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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Games 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.50% - -
As % of the General category 1.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £366
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.43%  
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 178 284 255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 29.37% 42.14% 36.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 134 122
Median daily rate £400 £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £583 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 8
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +122.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.75 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £37.95 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.67 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.57% +22.00%  

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Games in Hertfordshire

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 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
Watford - 2 £425 - 3
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Coaching
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Appium
2 1 (20.00%) Content Development
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Animation
2 1 (20.00%) Video Editing
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Magento
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation

Games
Top Related 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Appium
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Instructional Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum Master
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Flash
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Animation
1 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (20.00%) Learning Management System
1 1 (20.00%) SCORM
1 1 (20.00%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Coaching
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Content Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) hybris
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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