The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Game Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Games Development
South East / Surrey
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 93
Contract jobs citing Game Development 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey - - 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £280 £325
% change year-on-year -19.64% -13.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Game Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1050 1076 1014
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 85.78% 84.13% 78.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 717 575
Median daily rate £435 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 52 25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £21.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Game Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Game Development in Surrey

Game Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Game Development in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for Game Development in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Game Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android NDK
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Platform Development

Game Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Android Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Android NDK
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++