Period
to 19 June 2021

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 19 June 2021 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
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 52 - 89
Rank change year-on-year - +89 +16
Contract jobs citing Games 6 0 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.23% - 0.089%
As % of the General category 2.27% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 - £375
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 - £375

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 264 260 654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 54.21% 54.97% 58.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 180 356
10th Percentile £350 £291 £209
25th Percentile £413 £350 £315
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £550 £501 £490
90th Percentile £575 £638 £573
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 33 50
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.16 £9.00
25th Percentile £15.08 £13.74 £10.97
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% - +32.00%
75th Percentile £39.50 £17.25 £26.87
90th Percentile " £41.30 £47.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% -16.67% +33.33%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Milton Keynes

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Games in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Games in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 June 2021, 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 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) Google
1 5 (83.33%) 3D Modelling
1 5 (83.33%) GitHub
1 5 (83.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 5 (83.33%) Game Development
1 5 (83.33%) GCP
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Firebase
4 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) GCP
1 5 (83.33%) GitHub
2 2 (33.33%) Firebase
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Games Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Games Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (33.33%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) 3D Modelling
1 5 (83.33%) Game Development
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Google