The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 June 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 59 -
Contract jobs citing Games 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.18% -
As % of the General category - 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £150 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -8.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £9.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +233.33% -77.50%  

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 112 135 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 18.18% 24.02% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 96 147
Median daily rate £400 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £265 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 6
Median hourly rate £39.20 £21.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.33% +53.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.85 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £32.25 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Games as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Wales

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Wales

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Games.

1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Cloudera
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Scala Developer
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cloudera