The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 38 36 35
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Contract jobs citing Games 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.86% 0.59% 1.13%
As % of the General category 2.80% 2.30% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -0.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £31.50 - £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £31.35
% change year-on-year +19.53% +2.07%  

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 107 87 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 30.66% 25.74% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 43 35
Median daily rate £438 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £259 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £591 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 30
Median hourly rate £24.50 £19.81 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.70% -33.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.81 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £20.25 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Warwickshire

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in Warwickshire

Games
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Atherstone - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 £375 - 1
Games
West Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 4 (66.67%) Automotive
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Robotics
2 3 (50.00%) Psychology
2 3 (50.00%) Human Factors
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Maya
4 1 (16.67%) Alias
4 1 (16.67%) 3ds Max
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (16.67%) Autodesk
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) French Language
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Visualisation

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 1 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (16.67%) 3ds Max
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (16.67%) Maya
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) French Language
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Development Specialist
1 3 (50.00%) Research Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) UX Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) UX Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) 3D Artist
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) LESS
1 1 (16.67%) Sass
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Robotics
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Animation
2 1 (16.67%) Photography
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Human Factors
1 3 (50.00%) Psychology
2 1 (16.67%) Filmmaking
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Alias
2 1 (16.67%) Autodesk