Period
to 18 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 18 September 2019 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 87 90
Rank change year-on-year +20 +3 -
Contract jobs citing Games 1 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.14% 0.64% 0.77%
As % of the General category 0.61% 2.56% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 9
Oxfordshire median daily rate - £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +66.67% -
South East median daily rate £394 £513 £345
% change year-on-year -23.17% +48.55% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £11.78 £45.00
% change year-on-year +324.45% -73.82% +429.41%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 163 313 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 23.15% 25.14% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 245 242
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £144 £319 £250
90th Percentile £601 £638 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £416
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 11
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.35 £23.47 £12.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.77% +83.03% -20.50%
10th Percentile £16.81 £15.98 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.88 £49.38 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £26.75 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.88% +30.00% -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Oxfordshire

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Oxfordshire

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Qt
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Rendering

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Qt
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Rendering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared