Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 102 115
Contract jobs citing Games 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.071% 0.18%
As % of the General category - 0.32% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Wales median daily rate - - £435
UK median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £24.25 £37.25
% change year-on-year +21.65% -34.90% +4.20%

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 Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 243 309 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.40% 21.90% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 243 305
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £163 £222 £213
90th Percentile £538 £550 £475
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 13
Wales median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £19.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -19.84% -0.20%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.72 £11.41
90th Percentile £56.50 £70.15 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.48% - +13.64%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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