The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.69% - -
As % of the General category 2.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.63 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+109.28% -22.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

General Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
88 122 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 74.58% 73.05% 87.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 101 163
Average daily rate £413 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £508 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £13.60 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Games
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Xcode
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) PhoneGap
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) Online Games
1 2 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) SQLite
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) XML

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) PhoneGap
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin