The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online 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 Online Games over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 77 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Online Games 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.73% - 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.90% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £136
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £178
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +68.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Online Games
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
310 270 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 25.16% 27.66% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 178 151
Average daily rate £338 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £621 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 20
Average hourly rate £14.37 - £16.67
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Online Games across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Online Games
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Online Games across the Leeds region.

Online Games Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 10 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (70.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Ruby
3 4 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (40.00%) Apache Hive
3 4 (40.00%) Big Data
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (20.00%) Calabash
4 2 (20.00%) eggPlant
4 2 (20.00%) Android SDK
4 2 (20.00%) uiautomator
4 2 (20.00%) Appium
4 2 (20.00%) Hudson
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Android
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (20.00%) Streaming Video
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Online 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) uiautomator
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (40.00%) Apache Hive
1 4 (40.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) Calabash
1 2 (20.00%) eggPlant
1 2 (20.00%) Appium
1 2 (20.00%) Hudson
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 10 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Writer
3 1 (10.00%) Author
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Author
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Research Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (20.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft