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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 74 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing Games 5 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.46% 1.45% 1.93%
As % of the General category 1.98% 4.74% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £410 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.73% +62.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.63 £17.33 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+111.39% -23.00%
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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
252 274 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.33% 30.58% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 153 228
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £254 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £515 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 12
Average hourly rate £27.25 £13.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.66% -8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.22 £10.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.15 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (85.71%) Online Games
2 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) SPSS
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Big Data

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

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%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Research Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Writer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Author
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Author
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Online Games
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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