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 3 months to 30 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.

Online Gaming
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 16 -
Contract jobs citing Online Games 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent - 1.64% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £370 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £323 £375
% change year-on-year +35.65% -14.00%  
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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 16 29 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 30.19% 47.54% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 7
Median daily rate £275 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.42% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £313 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £10.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.10% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 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