The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Games 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-40.62% +6.66%
Games
West Yorkshire

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

General Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 32.35% 31.25% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Median daily rate £350 £308 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% +2.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.06 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -3.00%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

Games
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Games Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Games Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C++ Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Games Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Programmer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++