Period
to 31 July 2021

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 31 July 2021 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
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 72 42 57
Rank change year-on-year -30 +15 +41
Contract jobs citing Games 1 7 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.13% 1.32% 3.14%
As % of the General category 0.26% 2.36% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) - - -
East of England median daily rate £350 £373 £100
% change year-on-year -6.04% +272.50% -73.33%

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 389 296 838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 50.65% 55.85% 57.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 151 462
10th Percentile £213 £213 £250
25th Percentile £400 £328 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%
75th Percentile £591 £500 £525
90th Percentile £666 £548 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 48
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.23 £10.10
25th Percentile £16.74 £14.50 £11.76
Median hourly rate £37.75 £22.82 £15.38
Median % change year-on-year +65.43% +48.42% +9.82%
75th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £23.81
90th Percentile £54.70 £62.40 £41.28
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £19.65 £15.76
% change year-on-year -23.66% +24.68% -7.29%

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 31 July 2021. 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 -20 1 - - 1
Games
East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, 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%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (100.00%) Contract Negotiation
1 1 (100.00%) Project Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Organisational Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Social Skills

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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Organisational Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce Manager
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce Programme Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Contract Negotiation
1 1 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall