The median contractor rate for a Java Games Developer was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 648 637
Rank change year-on-year +49 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Games Developer 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.006% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Median daily rate £538 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £509 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £605 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate - £505 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Java Games Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Java Games Developer in the job title.

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
Top 3 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 8 £538 +2.38% 9
City of London +3 8 £538 +2.38% 1
London 0 8 £538 -6.52% 9

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 20 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (85.00%) Games
3 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
5 12 (60.00%) TDD
6 10 (50.00%) Banking
6 10 (50.00%) OO
6 10 (50.00%) Oracle
7 9 (45.00%) Scrum
7 9 (45.00%) REST
8 8 (40.00%) Kanban
8 8 (40.00%) Microservices
9 7 (35.00%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (35.00%) Degree
9 7 (35.00%) RDBMS
9 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
9 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
9 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
9 7 (35.00%) Equities
9 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
9 7 (35.00%) Finance
9 7 (35.00%) SQL
9 7 (35.00%) Sybase
10 6 (30.00%) Ruby
10 6 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (30.00%) Docker
11 4 (20.00%) Social Media
11 4 (20.00%) Facebook
11 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 3 (15.00%) MySQL

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Mockito
General
1 17 (85.00%) Games
2 10 (50.00%) Banking
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (15.00%) Retail
5 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) REST
2 6 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (15.00%) Spring
3 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (10.00%) Java EE
4 2 (10.00%) JMS
4 2 (10.00%) JPA
4 2 (10.00%) Spring Boot
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Wicket
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) GWT
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) Java Concurrency
5 1 (5.00%) JSF
5 1 (5.00%) RIFE
5 1 (5.00%) Stripes Framework
5 1 (5.00%) Struts
5 1 (5.00%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (35.00%) Equities
2 4 (20.00%) Social Media
3 3 (15.00%) Photography
4 2 (10.00%) iPad
5 1 (5.00%) Fintech
5 1 (5.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (60.00%) TDD
4 10 (50.00%) OO
5 9 (45.00%) Scrum
6 8 (40.00%) Kanban
6 8 (40.00%) Microservices
7 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
8 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
8 3 (15.00%) MVC
9 2 (10.00%) BDD
9 2 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 1 (5.00%) Concurrent Programming
10 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
10 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
10 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Ruby
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
1 7 (35.00%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) Sybase
3 4 (20.00%) Facebook
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