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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 90 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Games 11 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.70% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the General category 2.51% 0.60% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
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£335 £210 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% -50.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £12.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+210.00% -66.66%
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
439 331 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.00% 28.76% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 241 132
Average daily rate £370 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £237 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.63 £15.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £15.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 9 (40.91%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 6 (27.27%) IBM
4 6 (27.27%) Internet
5 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) CSS
5 5 (22.73%) VMware
6 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (18.18%) Android
6 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
6 4 (18.18%) PHP
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) MySQL
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) Apache
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco
7 3 (13.64%) C#
7 3 (13.64%) C++
7 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 3 (13.64%) Web Services
7 3 (13.64%) HP
7 3 (13.64%) Node.js
7 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Ruby
7 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
7 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (18.18%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) OSPF
2 1 (4.55%) BGP
2 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.55%) FWSM
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) Informix
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) Data Mart
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) DBA
3 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior UNIX Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Games Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (9.09%) Ember.js
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) Backbone.js
4 2 (9.09%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) OpenGL
5 1 (4.55%) JSP
5 1 (4.55%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) Sass
5 1 (4.55%) LESS
5 1 (4.55%) CSS3
5 1 (4.55%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (13.64%) IBM XIV
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile Games
2 2 (9.09%) Wiki
2 2 (9.09%) RIA
2 2 (9.09%) Online Games
2 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
3 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.55%) Symmetrix
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Android
2 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.09%) ArchiMate
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum
3 2 (9.09%) CRM
3 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) TDD
3 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
3 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 2 (9.09%) Kanban
3 2 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) MVC
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) PHP
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) C++
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.55%) ActionScript
5 1 (4.55%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCNP
1 2 (9.09%) CCNA
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
1 6 (27.27%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) McAfee
6 1 (4.55%) Sophos
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