The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Gaming
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 13 8
Contract jobs citing Games 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent - 1.37% 15.15%
As % of the General category - 12.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £95 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -67.79%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -8.00% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £9.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +233.33% -76.77%  

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 7 8 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 15.22% 10.96% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 8
Median daily rate £450 £500 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +69.49%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent citing Games as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Stoke-on-Trent

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Stoke-on-Trent