The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 3.23% - -
As % of the General category 50.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £38.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-76.77% +210.00%
Games
Manchester

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

General Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 6.45% 4.55% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £220 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.22% -3.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Salford region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Games
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Salford region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA