Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 66 78
Rank change year-on-year -34 +12 +27
Contract jobs citing Games 1 36 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.062% 2.36% 1.07%
As % of the General category 0.18% 6.42% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 9
Hertfordshire median daily rate - £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -38.89% -7.69%
East of England median daily rate £375 £338 £438
% change year-on-year +11.11% -22.86% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £8.63

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 563 561 568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 35.06% 36.84% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 255 336
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.19% +4.38%
10th Percentile £205 £225 £205
90th Percentile £556 £591 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 22 11
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +56.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.25 £13.75
90th Percentile £46.00 £40.00 £31.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -56.25% +29.03% +19.23%

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 23 October 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 -23 1 - -
Games
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
1 1 (100.00%) SDET

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer in Test
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer in Test
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SDET
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java