The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank - 37 -
Contract jobs citing Games 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.56% -
As % of the General category - 1.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £210 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.75 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+4.19% +108.45%
Games
Yorkshire

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

General Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
146 105 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 28.02% 29.17% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 70 77
Average daily rate £400 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.25 £12.50 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -62.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £12.50 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £12.50 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Games
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Games across the South Yorkshire region.

Games Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing 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 Games.

1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) NoSQL
3 10 (76.92%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (61.54%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
5 6 (46.15%) Kafka
5 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) Microservices
6 5 (38.46%) Online Games
6 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
7 4 (30.77%) Docker
7 4 (30.77%) DevOps
7 4 (30.77%) Salt
7 4 (30.77%) Splunk
7 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 4 (30.77%) RESTful
7 4 (30.77%) CouchDB
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
7 4 (30.77%) CentOS
7 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (30.77%) Puppet
7 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
7 4 (30.77%) Data Management
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) Mobile Games
7 4 (30.77%) Graphite
7 4 (30.77%) Private Cloud
7 4 (30.77%) Data Centre

Games
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) NoSQL
2 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
3 4 (30.77%) CouchDB
4 2 (15.38%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) JBehave
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Hudson
3 1 (7.69%) Capybara
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (7.69%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Java Software Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Principal Architect
3 1 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (46.15%) Kafka
3 4 (30.77%) RESTful
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Online Games
2 4 (30.77%) Private Cloud
2 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Mobile Games
3 2 (15.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) CentOS
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Microservices
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) Data Management
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Product Management
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Game Development
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C++
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (30.77%) Salt
2 4 (30.77%) Graphite
2 4 (30.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Splunk
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft