The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Gaming
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - 22 -
Contract jobs citing Online Games 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 1.91% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 5.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £370 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +28.37% -1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Online Games is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 43 59 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 31.39% 37.58% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 35
Median daily rate £360 £325 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -15.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £184 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Median hourly rate £13.89 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.88% -22.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £10.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.60 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing Online Games as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Online Games in Staffordshire

Online Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Online Games in Staffordshire