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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 74 94 75
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -19
Contract jobs citing Games 25 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.84% 0.86% 0.10%
As % of the General category 6.65% 3.37% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 0
Median daily rate £375 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.25 £36.63
% change year-on-year
-12.75% +1.70%
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
376 415 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.61% 25.43% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 263 164
Median daily rate £413 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £274 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.74%

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016, 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 53 (63.86%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (31.33%) Linux
3 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
4 16 (19.28%) PHP
4 16 (19.28%) High Availability
5 14 (16.87%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (16.87%) Java
5 14 (16.87%) Python
5 14 (16.87%) VMware
6 13 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (14.46%) Red Hat
8 11 (13.25%) TDD
8 11 (13.25%) Ruby
9 10 (12.05%) Jenkins
9 10 (12.05%) Scrum
10 9 (10.84%) Cisco
10 9 (10.84%) Unix
10 9 (10.84%) User Stories
11 8 (9.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (9.64%) SQL
11 8 (9.64%) EMC
11 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
12 7 (8.43%) Firewall
12 7 (8.43%) Finance
12 7 (8.43%) Project Management
12 7 (8.43%) JIRA
12 7 (8.43%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
12 7 (8.43%) Waterfall
12 7 (8.43%) DevOps

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 4 (4.82%) Confluence
1 4 (4.82%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.41%) Apache
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.20%) CMS
3 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Office
2 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Office 365
2 4 (4.82%) SaaS
3 2 (2.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (8.43%) Firewall
2 4 (4.82%) FTP
2 4 (4.82%) Internet
2 4 (4.82%) Intranet
3 2 (2.41%) SAN
4 1 (1.20%) BGP
4 1 (1.20%) DNS
4 1 (1.20%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.20%) HTTP
4 1 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.20%) MPLS
4 1 (1.20%) NAS
4 1 (1.20%) Network Security
4 1 (1.20%) OSPF
4 1 (1.20%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (6.02%) Informix
2 4 (4.82%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.82%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.61%) DB2
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.41%) MySQL
4 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.20%) Big Data
5 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.43%) JIRA
3 6 (7.23%) Cucumber
4 5 (6.02%) JUnit
4 5 (6.02%) Selenium
5 4 (4.82%) RSpec
5 4 (4.82%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.61%) Xcode
7 2 (2.41%) Subversion
8 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.20%) Babel
8 1 (1.20%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.20%) Hudson
8 1 (1.20%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.20%) JMeter
8 1 (1.20%) JSUnit
8 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.20%) Mockito
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Online Betting
2 4 (4.82%) Publishing
3 2 (2.41%) iGaming
3 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Advertising
4 1 (1.20%) French Language
4 1 (1.20%) German Language
4 1 (1.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (34.94%) Developer
2 11 (13.25%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.05%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (12.05%) Python Developer
4 8 (9.64%) Architect
5 7 (8.43%) Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Cisco Architect
5 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (8.43%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.23%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (7.23%) Ruby Developer
6 6 (7.23%) VMware Architect
7 5 (6.02%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (6.02%) iOS Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Scrum Master
8 4 (4.82%) QA Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.87%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (7.23%) Node.js
3 5 (6.02%) JSON
4 4 (4.82%) React
4 4 (4.82%) RESTful
5 3 (3.61%) Cocoa
5 3 (3.61%) HTML
6 2 (2.41%) HTML5
6 2 (2.41%) LAMP
7 1 (1.20%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.20%) CSS
7 1 (1.20%) Dropwizard
7 1 (1.20%) ELK Stack
7 1 (1.20%) LESS
7 1 (1.20%) Sass
7 1 (1.20%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.20%) Spring
7 1 (1.20%) Velocity
7 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.23%) Social Media
3 5 (6.02%) iPad
3 5 (6.02%) iPhone
3 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.02%) User Experience
4 4 (4.82%) e-Learning
4 4 (4.82%) Video Editing
5 3 (3.61%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.61%) Learning Management System
5 3 (3.61%) Online Games
6 2 (2.41%) CLARiiON
6 2 (2.41%) Clustering
6 2 (2.41%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.41%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.20%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.33%) Linux
2 9 (10.84%) Unix
3 8 (9.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.23%) Windows
5 5 (6.02%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.41%) Android
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (63.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.28%) High Availability
3 11 (13.25%) TDD
4 10 (12.05%) Scrum
5 9 (10.84%) User Stories
6 7 (8.43%) DevOps
6 7 (8.43%) Front End Development
6 7 (8.43%) Project Management
6 7 (8.43%) Waterfall
7 5 (6.02%) Automated Testing
7 5 (6.02%) Automation Testing
7 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.02%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.02%) ETL
7 5 (6.02%) iOS Development
7 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.82%) BDD
8 4 (4.82%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
2 16 (19.28%) PHP
3 14 (16.87%) Java
3 14 (16.87%) Python
4 11 (13.25%) Ruby
5 8 (9.64%) SQL
6 5 (6.02%) Scala
7 4 (4.82%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.20%) GraphQL
10 1 (1.20%) Groovy
10 1 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) CCDE
2 2 (2.41%) CCIE
2 2 (2.41%) CCNP
2 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.41%) CISSP
2 2 (2.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.20%) CCNA
3 1 (1.20%) CCSP
3 1 (1.20%) CEH
3 1 (1.20%) CISM
3 1 (1.20%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) QA
2 4 (4.82%) WCAG
3 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Docker
1 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.61%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.41%) Puppet
4 1 (1.20%) Ansible
4 1 (1.20%) Cacti
4 1 (1.20%) Grafana
4 1 (1.20%) Graphite
4 1 (1.20%) Kibana
4 1 (1.20%) logstash
4 1 (1.20%) Nagios
4 1 (1.20%) Opsview
4 1 (1.20%) Salt
4 1 (1.20%) SCCM
4 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) VMware
2 12 (14.46%) Red Hat
3 9 (10.84%) Cisco
4 8 (9.64%) EMC
4 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.23%) HP
6 4 (4.82%) Apple
6 4 (4.82%) Twitter
7 3 (3.61%) Adobe
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle
8 2 (2.41%) F5
8 2 (2.41%) IBM
8 2 (2.41%) Veritas
9 1 (1.20%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.20%) Dell
9 1 (1.20%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.20%) Splunk
9 1 (1.20%) Symantec