Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 19 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 128 129
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Games 11 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.40% 0.043% 0.62%
As % of the General category 1.08% 0.13% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 10
Surrey median daily rate £350 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -11.54% +4.00%
10th Percentile £266 £269 £263
90th Percentile £440 £306 £575
South East median daily rate £373 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -0.67% +7.14% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £8.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +429.41% -77.03% -

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 Surrey with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1022 788 938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 37.37% 33.91% 33.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 497 547
Surrey median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 44 22
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £34.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -6.21% +42.16%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.08 £14.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.50 £52.13
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +28.57%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Surrey

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Surrey

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Games in Surrey

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in Surrey

Games
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 3 £350 -
Staines - 3 - -
Woking - 1 £263 -
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Games 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 Games.

1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Electronics
3 3 (27.27%) Animation
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (27.27%) C
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) MySQL
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) OpenGL
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) Puppet
4 2 (18.18%) GLSL
4 2 (18.18%) OpenGL ES
4 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) Docker
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (18.18%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (9.09%) SOLID

Games
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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maya
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 3D Artist
2 1 (9.09%) 3D Modeller
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Audio Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Games Tester
2 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) OpenGL
1 2 (18.18%) OpenGL ES
1 2 (18.18%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) WSDL
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) 3D Graphics
1 3 (27.27%) Animation
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Online Games
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) CentOS
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
2 2 (18.18%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) 3D Animation
3 1 (9.09%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (9.09%) SOLID
3 1 (9.09%) Texturing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) GLSL
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible