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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 47 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing Games 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.92% 0.20% 0.57%
As % of the General category 3.31% 0.65% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £475 £225 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -51.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.57%
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 South Yorkshire region.

General Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
121 153 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 27.75% 30.48% 31.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 106 79
Median daily rate £475 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £12.17 £21.00 £10.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.07% +109.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £15.40 £8.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.83 £26.60 £11.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +7 4 £475 +111.11% 8
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 19 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Online Betting
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) RIA
2 2 (50.00%) Online Games
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile First
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall

Games
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (50.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (75.00%) Online Betting
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Online Games
1 2 (50.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile First
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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