The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 92 88 67
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs citing Games 13 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.75% 0.26% 1.14%
As % of the General category 2.02% 0.73% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 5
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£375 £258 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.48% -39.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+7.76% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.35 £31.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -15.66%
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 West Yorkshire region.

General Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
642 548 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 37.28% 35.13% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 343 253
Average daily rate £396 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £15.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +27.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.80 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £113.00 £83.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Games
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Games
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Games across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Games Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Games
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds 0 9 £400 +86.04% 6
Wakefield - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - -
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 (50.00%) Online Games
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle
4 6 (25.00%) Ruby
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) HTML
5 5 (20.83%) Java
5 5 (20.83%) CSS
6 4 (16.67%) Internet
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) Degree
6 4 (16.67%) Android
6 4 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Hadoop
6 4 (16.67%) Apache Hive
6 4 (16.67%) Big Data
6 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 3 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (12.50%) Interactive Media
7 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 3 (12.50%) Physics
7 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 3 (12.50%) Multimedia
7 3 (12.50%) VMware
7 3 (12.50%) Adobe

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Node.js
2 2 (8.33%) uiautomator
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
1 3 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.17%) FWSM
3 1 (4.17%) OSPF
3 1 (4.17%) BGP
3 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
3 1 (4.17%) LDAP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 4 (16.67%) Apache Hive
1 4 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Informix
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Calabash
2 2 (8.33%) eggPlant
2 2 (8.33%) Appium
2 2 (8.33%) Xcode
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Hudson
3 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.17%) JSUnit
General
1 3 (12.50%) Multimedia
1 3 (12.50%) Interactive Media
2 1 (4.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Data Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Interactive Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Author
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Author
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) HTML
1 5 (20.83%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (8.33%) Android SDK
3 2 (8.33%) HTML5
3 2 (8.33%) REST
3 2 (8.33%) PhoneGap
3 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
3 2 (8.33%) Sass
3 2 (8.33%) LESS
4 1 (4.17%) Ember.js
4 1 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (4.17%) JSON
4 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Online Games
2 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (12.50%) Physics
3 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) Streaming Video
4 2 (8.33%) IBM XIV
4 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) CLARiiON
5 1 (4.17%) Symmetrix
5 1 (4.17%) Open Source
5 1 (4.17%) Wiki
5 1 (4.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Android
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Android Development
4 2 (8.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) SOA
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
5 1 (4.17%) Pair Programming
5 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) Ruby
3 5 (20.83%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) VCP4
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Adobe
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) Xamarin
4 2 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) McAfee
5 1 (4.17%) Sophos
5 1 (4.17%) F5
Leeds
Real Staffing
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