Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Games Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Java Game Developer
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 850 875 875
Rank change year-on-year +25 0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Games Developer 27 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.006% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.006% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 13
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £498 £460 £358
90th Percentile £588 £588 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate - £515 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Java Games Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Java Games Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Java Games Developer in the UK

Java Games Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Games Developer in the UK

Java Games Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Games Developer over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Games Developer in the UK

Java Games Developer
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Games Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England +37 27 £525 - 6
London +4 27 £525 - 6

Java Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Java Games Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Java Games Developer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Java
1 27 (100.00%) Games
2 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (92.59%) SQL
4 24 (88.89%) Finance
5 22 (81.48%) REST
6 20 (74.07%) Test Automation
6 20 (74.07%) Relational Database
6 20 (74.07%) Numerate Degree
6 20 (74.07%) Degree
6 20 (74.07%) Mathematics
6 20 (74.07%) Computer Science
6 20 (74.07%) Equities
6 20 (74.07%) Banking
6 20 (74.07%) Telecoms
6 20 (74.07%) Oracle
6 20 (74.07%) Sybase
6 20 (74.07%) RDBMS
7 6 (22.22%) JMS
7 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
7 6 (22.22%) Spring
7 6 (22.22%) Online Games
8 5 (18.52%) XML
9 4 (14.81%) Unix
9 4 (14.81%) JMX
9 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
9 4 (14.81%) Retail
9 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
10 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
10 2 (7.41%) BDD

Java Games Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) RDBMS
1 20 (74.07%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (7.41%) Couchbase
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.41%) Maven
General
1 27 (100.00%) Games
2 24 (88.89%) Finance
3 20 (74.07%) Banking
3 20 (74.07%) Telecoms
4 4 (14.81%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) REST
2 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
2 6 (22.22%) JMS
2 6 (22.22%) Spring
3 5 (18.52%) XML
4 4 (14.81%) JMX
5 2 (7.41%) Play Framework
5 2 (7.41%) RESTful
5 2 (7.41%) Spring Boot
5 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (3.70%) J2SE
6 1 (3.70%) JSON
6 1 (3.70%) JSP
6 1 (3.70%) Servlets
6 1 (3.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (74.07%) Computer Science
1 20 (74.07%) Equities
2 6 (22.22%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) Mathematics
2 20 (74.07%) Test Automation
3 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
4 2 (7.41%) BDD
4 2 (7.41%) Microservices
4 2 (7.41%) MVC
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
5 1 (3.70%) Android Development
5 1 (3.70%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.70%) OO
5 1 (3.70%) Probability Theory
5 1 (3.70%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (92.59%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Java 9
3 2 (7.41%) Scala
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) Degree
1 20 (74.07%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Oracle
1 20 (74.07%) Sybase