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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
South East / West Sussex
Rank 63 - 52
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Games 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.38% - 1.34%
As % of the General category 1.38% - 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £408 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 - £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 - £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -0.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West Sussex with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 145 120 151
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 27.67% 20.07% 28.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 56 96
Median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £230 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 8
Median hourly rate £15.45 £25.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.20% -54.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 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
Crawley - 1 £400 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Games.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) TDD
1 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
1 7 (77.78%) WebDriver
2 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 6 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (66.67%) User Stories
2 6 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 6 (66.67%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 6 (66.67%) Scala
2 6 (66.67%) RSpec
3 5 (55.56%) JUnit
3 5 (55.56%) Web Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) WCAG
3 5 (55.56%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) AIX

Games
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) WebDriver
2 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (66.67%) RSpec
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
3 5 (55.56%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Appium
4 1 (11.11%) JMeter
4 1 (11.11%) WATIR
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) QA Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) QA Test Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) AIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
1 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 6 (66.67%) User Stories
3 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Web Testing
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Scala
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Korn
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 1 (11.11%) SAP