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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 78 76 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs citing Games 11 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.93% 0.57% 1.76%
As % of the General category 3.40% 2.05% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
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£375 £379 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% -8.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £215 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+24.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Games
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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
324 292 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.30% 27.57% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 183 116
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 £270 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.45 £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -20.00%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 11 (52.38%) Online Games
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Ruby
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 6 (28.57%) CSS
3 6 (28.57%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) Internet
4 5 (23.81%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
5 4 (19.05%) Apache Hive
5 4 (19.05%) Node.js
5 4 (19.05%) Big Data
5 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) Windows
6 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 3 (14.29%) PHP
6 3 (14.29%) Apache
6 3 (14.29%) IBM
6 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Android
7 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (19.05%) Node.js
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
3 2 (9.52%) uiautomator
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) OSPF
2 1 (4.76%) BGP
2 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.76%) FWSM
2 1 (4.76%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
1 4 (19.05%) Apache Hive
1 4 (19.05%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Informix
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) Selenium
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.52%) Calabash
1 2 (9.52%) eggPlant
1 2 (9.52%) Appium
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) Hudson
2 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
2 1 (4.76%) JSUnit
General
1 1 (4.76%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Data Architect
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Author
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Author
6 1 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Writer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.76%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
1 6 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.52%) Android SDK
3 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
3 2 (9.52%) Sass
3 2 (9.52%) LESS
3 2 (9.52%) Ember.js
3 2 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) CSS3
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (4.76%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Online Games
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) IBM XIV
2 2 (9.52%) Streaming Video
2 2 (9.52%) RIA
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.76%) Symmetrix
3 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.52%) TDD
3 2 (9.52%) Pair Programming
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
4 1 (4.76%) OOP
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 7 (33.33%) Ruby
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) MCSA
1 1 (4.76%) CCNP
1 1 (4.76%) CCNA
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) IBM
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) McAfee
5 1 (4.76%) Sophos
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