Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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.

Gaming
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 15 11
Contract jobs citing Games 0 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent - 5.92% 17.65%
As % of the General category - 34.62% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 12
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate - £293 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.91% +10.00%
Staffordshire median daily rate - £293 £344
% change year-on-year - -14.91% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 26 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 26.00% 17.11% 48.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 25
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £400 £313 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -13.79% +11.54%
10th Percentile £294 £130 £273
90th Percentile £464 £550 £430
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.07% -6.60% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate £11.18 - £12.35
Staffordshire median hourly rate £11.18 £12.18 £12.35
% change year-on-year -8.21% -1.42% -39.76%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

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