Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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.

Online Gaming
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 44 36
Contract jobs citing Online Games 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 0.48% 1.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.74% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Staffordshire median daily rate - £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.10% -
West Midlands median daily rate - £475 £420
% change year-on-year - +13.10% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Online Games is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 84 115 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 32.68% 27.38% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 65 82
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.96% +10.61%
10th Percentile £175 £153 £263
90th Percentile £425 £450 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £398 £363
% change year-on-year -2.52% +9.66% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 8
Staffordshire median hourly rate £10.74 £30.75 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.08% +132.08% +10.42%
10th Percentile £10.30 £17.39 £11.70
90th Percentile £18.73 £42.53 £16.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £17.05
% change year-on-year +16.13% -9.09% -14.75%

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

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