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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 17 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Games 7 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 9.72% 12.50% 5.71%
As % of the General category 58.33% 41.18% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Median daily rate £406 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.16% -5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £400 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -
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
12 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 16.67% 30.36% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 5
Median daily rate £425 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.60 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +17.10%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 7 (70.00%) Android
3 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 6 (60.00%) OOP
3 6 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) Project Management
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 5 (50.00%) JIRA
4 5 (50.00%) HTML5
4 5 (50.00%) Android Development
5 4 (40.00%) User Experience
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) JSON
5 4 (40.00%) REST
5 4 (40.00%) C#
5 4 (40.00%) C++
6 3 (30.00%) Subversion
6 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (30.00%) Game Development
6 3 (30.00%) React
7 2 (20.00%) React Native
7 2 (20.00%) ES6
7 2 (20.00%) Pixi.js

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Android Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Android Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) iOS Android Developer
3 2 (20.00%) iOS Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior iOS Android Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Android Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Android Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Application Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) JSON
3 4 (40.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) React
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (20.00%) Node.js
5 2 (20.00%) Pixi.js
5 2 (20.00%) React Native
5 2 (20.00%) WebGL
6 1 (10.00%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) User Experience
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (20.00%) Interactive TV
3 2 (20.00%) IPTV
3 2 (20.00%) MHEG
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Games
4 1 (10.00%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Android
2 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) OOP
3 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) Android Development
4 5 (50.00%) TDD
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
6 3 (30.00%) Game Development
7 2 (20.00%) 3D Programming
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
7 2 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Content Management
8 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 1 (10.00%) Kanban
8 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) ActionScript
4 2 (20.00%) ES6
4 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) OpenTV