The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 96 76 66
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Contract jobs citing Games 9 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.54% 0.20% 1.40%
As % of the General category 2.00% 0.74% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 13
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£375 - £410
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.75 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+4.19% +108.45%
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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 Leeds region.

General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
449 269 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.85% 26.61% 28.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 191 151
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 4
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £14.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 - £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 - £28.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Games across the Leeds region.

Games Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Games
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Games across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Games Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) IBM
5 5 (23.81%) MySQL
5 5 (23.81%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) Android
6 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) CSS
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) Internet
7 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) JSP
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) XML
7 3 (14.29%) CRM
7 3 (14.29%) C#
7 3 (14.29%) C++
7 3 (14.29%) SQL
7 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) Kanban
7 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
7 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.76%) Mingle
2 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) MPLS
2 1 (4.76%) OSPF
2 1 (4.76%) BGP
2 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.76%) VRRP
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) FWSM
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.76%) HSRP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) Informix
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) Data Mart
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Redmine
General
1 1 (4.76%) Back Office
1 1 (4.76%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Games Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) JSP
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 3 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (4.76%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (4.76%) Servlets
5 1 (4.76%) CSS3
5 1 (4.76%) Ember.js
5 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.76%) .NET
5 1 (4.76%) J2EE
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.76%) EJB
5 1 (4.76%) WAP
5 1 (4.76%) JavaBeans
5 1 (4.76%) OpenGL
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Online Games
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile Games
2 2 (9.52%) Wiki
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) IBM XIV
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) RIA
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) iPhone
3 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Android
2 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX
5 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) CRM
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Kanban
2 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) ArchiMate
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.76%) WFM
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Use Case
4 1 (4.76%) TDD
4 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
4 1 (4.76%) Content Management
4 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 2 (9.52%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) Erlang
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
5 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCNP
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) CCIE
2 1 (4.76%) CCSP
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
1 1 (4.76%) Cacti
1 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (4.76%) Opsview
1 1 (4.76%) Graphite
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) IBM
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp
6 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.76%) Aruba
6 1 (4.76%) F5
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