Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Game Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Game Development over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Games Development
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 49 61
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.40% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.49% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Kent median daily rate - £388 -
South East median daily rate £338 £388 £275
% change year-on-year -12.90% +40.91% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Game Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 411 412 461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 79.50% 82.40% 81.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 284 287
Kent median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £231 £193 £202
90th Percentile £625 £561 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 22
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £21.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.33% -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £20.61 £15.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £114.40 £40.10
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Game Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Game Development in Kent

Game Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Game Development in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Game Development in Kent