Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 19 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 148 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - +126
Contract jobs citing Game Development 1 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.034% 0.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 0
Manchester median daily rate £200 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% - -
North West median daily rate £200 £400 -
% change year-on-year -50.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2367 2961 3045
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.17% 83.86% 80.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1507 1885 1806
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +9.33%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £240
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 56 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -21.79% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.54 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.30 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +67.60%

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Game Development in Manchester

Game Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Game Development in Manchester

Game Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Game Development in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Game Development 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Games
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift

Game Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Games Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Games Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++