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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 87 81 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs citing Games 12 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.88% 0.41% 0.80%
As % of the General category 3.39% 1.50% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +114.28%
Games
West Yorkshire

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
354 333 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.09% 27.36% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 234 108
Average daily rate £375 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £465 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) Internet
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Ruby
4 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Online Games
4 5 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) IBM
5 4 (20.00%) Apache
5 4 (20.00%) PHP
5 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (20.00%) Android
5 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco
6 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (15.00%) Node.js
6 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (15.00%) HP
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) C++
6 3 (15.00%) MySQL
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (15.00%) IBM XIV
7 2 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (20.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) uiautomator
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.00%) FWSM
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) OSPF
2 1 (5.00%) BGP
2 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Informix
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Hudson
1 1 (5.00%) Appium
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Calabash
1 1 (5.00%) eggPlant
General
1 1 (5.00%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior UNIX Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Games Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (10.00%) Ember.js
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (10.00%) HTML5
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) CSS3
5 1 (5.00%) Sass
5 1 (5.00%) LESS
5 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (5.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Online Games
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (15.00%) IBM XIV
3 2 (10.00%) Open Source
3 2 (10.00%) RIA
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Games
3 2 (10.00%) Wiki
4 1 (5.00%) CLARiiON
4 1 (5.00%) Symmetrix
4 1 (5.00%) Streaming Video
4 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Android
3 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (10.00%) Scrum
2 2 (10.00%) TDD
2 2 (10.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Kanban
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) ArchiMate
3 1 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) Ruby
2 5 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) PHP
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.00%) Erlang
6 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCNP
1 2 (10.00%) CCNA
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
1 5 (25.00%) IBM
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) McAfee
5 1 (5.00%) Sophos
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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