Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 101 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 - +100
Contract jobs citing Games 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.33% 0.47% -
As % of the General category 0.88% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate £475 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.68% - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £345 -
% change year-on-year +37.68% - -
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 567 553 664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 36.99% 37.31% 47.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 251 291
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -1.84% +10.14%
10th Percentile £249 £243 £269
90th Percentile £538 £511 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £398 £406
% change year-on-year +6.85% -1.92% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 9
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £9.08 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.82% -24.38% -57.14%
10th Percentile £10.91 £8.71 £10.11
90th Percentile £39.00 £16.30 £12.90
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +24.00% +108.33% -70.00%

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

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Games in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Games.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (60.00%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) Android Development
3 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Workflow
4 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (40.00%) Physics
4 2 (40.00%) MonoDevelop
4 2 (40.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (20.00%) Flask
5 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
5 1 (20.00%) GitHub
5 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Data Protection

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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) 3ds Max
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) MonoDevelop
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) 3D Artist
2 1 (20.00%) 3D Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Games Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Unity 3D Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Reality Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Flask
3 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Animation
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (20.00%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Android Development
1 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Environments
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Physics
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft