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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Rank 70 61 75
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing Games 15 32 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.39% 2.22% 0.64%
As % of the General category 4.62% 6.69% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 30 7
Median daily rate £373 £375 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £180 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £475 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -46.15%

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
325 478 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 30.04% 33.10% 23.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 323 186
Median daily rate £410 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £211 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £30.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.09% -5.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £33.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-18.79% +27.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 January 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Games.

1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) QA
3 8 (24.24%) Finance
4 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 6 (18.18%) User Stories
4 6 (18.18%) Selenium
4 6 (18.18%) JSON
4 6 (18.18%) Marketing
4 6 (18.18%) Migration
4 6 (18.18%) TDD
4 6 (18.18%) HTML
4 6 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 5 (15.15%) User Experience
5 5 (15.15%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (15.15%) JUnit
5 5 (15.15%) Photoshop
5 5 (15.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (15.15%) Scrum
5 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
5 5 (15.15%) WCAG
5 5 (15.15%) Web Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
5 5 (15.15%) Scala
5 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
5 5 (15.15%) RSpec
5 5 (15.15%) WebDriver
6 4 (12.12%) Motion Graphics
6 4 (12.12%) Advertising
6 4 (12.12%) SQL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (15.15%) Photoshop
2 3 (9.09%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) AMQP
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.03%) Informix
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 6 (18.18%) Selenium
2 5 (15.15%) JUnit
2 5 (15.15%) RSpec
2 5 (15.15%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.03%) JMeter
4 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.03%) Maven
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) Xcode
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Marketing
3 4 (12.12%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
4 1 (3.03%) iGaming
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Online Betting
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Designer
2 5 (15.15%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.15%) QA Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) QA Test Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Quality Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Test Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Graphic Designer
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) ETL Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) QA Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Scrum Master
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.06%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) HTML
1 6 (18.18%) JSON
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) HTML5
3 2 (6.06%) RESTful
3 2 (6.06%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) Cocoa
4 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.03%) Kafka
4 1 (3.03%) LAMP
4 1 (3.03%) Node.js
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) User Experience
2 4 (12.12%) Motion Graphics
3 2 (6.06%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) Online Games
3 2 (6.06%) Social Media
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) iPhone
4 1 (3.03%) RIA
4 1 (3.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.06%) Android
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) Automation Testing
2 6 (18.18%) Migration
2 6 (18.18%) TDD
2 6 (18.18%) User Stories
3 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
3 5 (15.15%) Defect Tracking
3 5 (15.15%) Scrum
3 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
3 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
3 5 (15.15%) Web Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Brand Management
4 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 3 (9.09%) Online Marketing
4 3 (9.09%) Service Management
4 3 (9.09%) Typography
5 2 (6.06%) ETL
5 2 (6.06%) ITSM
5 2 (6.06%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Scala
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) PHP
4 2 (6.06%) Ruby
4 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) QA
2 5 (15.15%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Apple
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) VMware
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