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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Manchester / Salford
Rank 16 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 11.76% - 3.70%
As % of the General category 52.63% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £31.35
% change year-on-year
- -36.20%

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
19 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 22.35% 5.13% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 2
Median daily rate £425 £250 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -31.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £250 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £330 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £23.43
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.74%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Games across the Salford region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Games Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
3 14 (73.68%) Android
4 13 (68.42%) HTML5
4 13 (68.42%) HTML
4 13 (68.42%) Scrum
5 11 (57.89%) TDD
5 11 (57.89%) BDD
5 11 (57.89%) Apple iOS
6 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
6 9 (47.37%) OOP
6 9 (47.37%) Mobile App
7 8 (42.11%) React
8 7 (36.84%) Project Management
8 7 (36.84%) Java
8 7 (36.84%) Android Development
8 7 (36.84%) Apache Cordova
8 7 (36.84%) User Experience
9 6 (31.58%) Web Services
10 5 (26.32%) Finance
10 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
10 5 (26.32%) JIRA
10 5 (26.32%) Node.js
10 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
10 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
11 4 (21.05%) REST
11 4 (21.05%) iOS Development
11 4 (21.05%) Kanban
11 4 (21.05%) JSON
11 4 (21.05%) Objective-C

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 (5.26%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Babel
3 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.26%) Mocha
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Android Developer
3 4 (21.05%) iOS Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Android Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Senior iOS Android Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Android Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) HTML
1 13 (68.42%) HTML5
2 8 (42.11%) React
3 7 (36.84%) Apache Cordova
4 6 (31.58%) Web Services
5 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
5 5 (26.32%) Node.js
6 4 (21.05%) JSON
6 4 (21.05%) REST
7 3 (15.79%) Pixi.js
7 3 (15.79%) WebGL
8 2 (10.53%) React Native
9 1 (5.26%) Ember.js
9 1 (5.26%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Mobile App
2 7 (36.84%) User Experience
3 3 (15.79%) IPTV
3 3 (15.79%) New Media
4 2 (10.53%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (10.53%) Interactive TV
4 2 (10.53%) MHEG
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Android
2 11 (57.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Scrum
3 11 (57.89%) BDD
3 11 (57.89%) TDD
4 9 (47.37%) OOP
4 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
5 7 (36.84%) Android Development
5 7 (36.84%) Project Management
6 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
7 4 (21.05%) iOS Development
7 4 (21.05%) Kanban
8 3 (15.79%) Game Development
9 2 (10.53%) 3D Programming
9 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
9 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
10 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
10 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
10 1 (5.26%) OO
10 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) C++
3 4 (21.05%) Objective-C
4 3 (15.79%) ES6
5 2 (10.53%) ActionScript
5 2 (10.53%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) OpenTV