Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 18 November 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 48 61
Rank change year-on-year -12 +13 -9
Contract jobs citing Games 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.19% 0.60% 0.36%
As % of the General category 0.55% 1.43% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Kent median daily rate £300 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.58% - -
South East median daily rate £373 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -0.67% +7.14% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £8.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +429.41% -77.03% -

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 Kent with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 183 210 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 35.40% 42.00% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 167 115
Kent median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £202 £182 £219
90th Percentile £656 £575 £495
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 £77.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.56% +366.67% -52.92%
10th Percentile £42.75 £57.15 £11.70
90th Percentile £47.25 £94.85 £39.36
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -18.37% +8.89% +28.57%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Kent

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#