Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 20 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 80 86
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6 -21
Contract jobs citing Games 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.29% 0.56% 0.17%
As % of the General category 1.53% 2.13% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.86% -7.81% -
10th Percentile £371 £281 £388
90th Percentile £419 £454 £413
South East median daily rate £373 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -0.67% +7.14% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £8.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +429.41% -77.03% -

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 West Sussex with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 196 328 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 18.74% 26.11% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 197 194
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £238 £262 £302
90th Percentile £509 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +5.85% +0.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 15
West Sussex median hourly rate £24.51 £34.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.91% +112.50% -1.48%
10th Percentile £16.93 £12.79 £9.78
90th Percentile £42.73 £44.50 £38.50
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +32.35%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in West Sussex

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in West Sussex

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in West Sussex

Games
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 20 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
Crawley +1 2 £413 +6.45%
Chichester - 1 £375 -
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Games.

1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Korn
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Online Games
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Drupal
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (33.33%) Drupal
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) AIX Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) AIX Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Unix Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum Master
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Korn
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat