Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online 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 Online Games over the 6 months to 18 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
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 26 19
Contract jobs citing Online Games 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent - 0.65% 5.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.70% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate - £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.10% -
Staffordshire median daily rate - £475 £420
% change year-on-year - +13.10% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire 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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 36 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 36.36% 24.18% 51.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 26
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £388 £175 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +121.43% -53.02% +1.02%
10th Percentile £239 £98 £303
90th Percentile £425 £455 £430
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year +7.69% -10.96% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate £10.30 £31.50 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.30% +155.06% -35.00%
Staffordshire median hourly rate £10.74 £30.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year -65.08% +132.08% +10.42%

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Job vacancy trend for Online Games in Stoke-on-Trent

Online 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 Online Games in Stoke-on-Trent.

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