Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 89 106
Rank change year-on-year -28 +17 -1
Contract jobs citing Games 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.12% 0.32% 0.057%
As % of the General category 0.26% 0.92% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Milton Keynes median daily rate £333 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.33% +20.00% -21.14%
10th Percentile £297 £363 £306
90th Percentile £378 £466 £319
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £333 £375 £381
% change year-on-year -11.33% -1.64% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 759 437 858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 44.70% 35.50% 48.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 214 357
Milton Keynes median daily rate £411 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.90% +7.10% +6.90%
10th Percentile £263 £210 £260
90th Percentile £538 £563 £533
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 13
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.00 £9.65 £11.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.53% -15.20% -8.37%
10th Percentile £10.16 £8.60 £8.60
90th Percentile £24.80 £16.75 £16.20
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +60.00% +7.14% +16.67%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Milton Keynes

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Games.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle