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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 71 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Games 2 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 1.30% 1.90%
As % of the General category 0.72% 4.71% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 19
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- £405 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +47.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £17.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+106.34% -30.70%
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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
279 255 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.19% 27.69% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 140 223
Average daily rate £350 £368 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £283 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

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
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 20 August 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (28.57%) Appcelerator
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) SPSS
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Online Games
4 1 (14.29%) Xamarin
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) Symfony
4 1 (14.29%) Drupal

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Research Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Symfony
2 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
1 2 (28.57%) Online Games
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
1 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Appcelerator
2 1 (14.29%) Xamarin