Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Games Developer was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Game Developer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 152 152
Rank change year-on-year +10 0 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Games Developer 1 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.034% 0.084% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.089% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Manchester median daily rate £200 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £175 £174 £275
90th Percentile £225 £510 £325
North West median daily rate £200 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -50.00% +33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £30.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2792 3383 3570
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 94.31% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1757 2151 2061
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £233 £240 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 84 140
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.10 £39.25 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.22 £20.50
% change year-on-year +17.18% -20.90% +27.81%

Games Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Games Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Games Developer in Manchester

Games Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games Developer in Manchester

Games Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games Developer in Manchester

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Games Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Games Developer in the job title.

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%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift

Games Developer Skill Set
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
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
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++