The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 43 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing Games 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.42% 0.24% 0.42%
As % of the General category 4.95% 0.78% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £475 £225 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -57.14%
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 Sheffield region.

General Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
101 128 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 28.69% 30.92% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 89 57
Median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £279 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £643 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £11.33 £14.00 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.07% +13.13%
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 Sheffield

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Games
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Games.

1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Online Betting
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile First
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) RIA
3 2 (40.00%) Online Games
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (60.00%) Online Betting
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Online Games
1 2 (40.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile First
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS