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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 64 111 97
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -14
Contract jobs citing Games 60 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.92% 0.65% 0.39%
As % of the General category 8.21% 1.88% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 10 5
Average daily rate £388 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%
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
731 690 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.62% 34.29% 35.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 435 442
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +133.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +38 59 £381 +1.66% 30
Huddersfield - 1 £450 -
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 48 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (41.94%) Linux
3 32 (34.41%) PHP
4 29 (31.18%) High Availability
5 23 (24.73%) VMware
6 22 (23.66%) RabbitMQ
7 21 (22.58%) Python
8 20 (21.51%) JavaScript
9 18 (19.35%) Java
9 18 (19.35%) MySQL
9 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (18.28%) Windows
10 17 (18.28%) Cisco
11 16 (17.20%) Red Hat
12 12 (12.90%) Scrum
12 12 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (11.83%) Bash Shell
13 11 (11.83%) Project Management
13 11 (11.83%) Perl
13 11 (11.83%) Windows Server
14 10 (10.75%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (10.75%) Unix
14 10 (10.75%) Degree
15 9 (9.68%) MongoDB
15 9 (9.68%) Informix
15 9 (9.68%) SQL
15 9 (9.68%) HP
15 9 (9.68%) Firewall

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (7.53%) Apache
2 5 (5.38%) Node.js
3 4 (4.30%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.08%) CMS
5 1 (1.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Office
2 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Project
2 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.38%) Office 365
2 4 (4.30%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (9.68%) Firewall
3 8 (8.60%) SAN
4 7 (7.53%) Internet
5 5 (5.38%) FWSM
5 5 (5.38%) Intranet
6 4 (4.30%) FTP
7 3 (3.23%) BGP
7 3 (3.23%) EIGRP
7 3 (3.23%) MPLS
7 3 (3.23%) Network Security
7 3 (3.23%) OSPF
8 2 (2.15%) HSRP
8 2 (2.15%) NAS
8 2 (2.15%) VPN
8 2 (2.15%) VRRP
9 1 (1.08%) DNS
9 1 (1.08%) Extranet
9 1 (1.08%) LAN
9 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.35%) MySQL
2 9 (9.68%) Informix
2 9 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 8 (8.60%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.53%) RDBMS
4 7 (7.53%) Redis
4 7 (7.53%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (6.45%) Hadoop
6 5 (5.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (5.38%) DB2
6 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.15%) Big Data
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.38%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.30%) JIRA
3 3 (3.23%) Hudson
3 3 (3.23%) Subversion
4 2 (2.15%) Axure RP
4 2 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.15%) Xcode
5 1 (1.08%) Selenium
General
1 9 (9.68%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Online Betting
3 4 (4.30%) Publishing
4 2 (2.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) iGaming
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (29.03%) Developer
2 13 (13.98%) Architect
3 12 (12.90%) Python Developer
4 11 (11.83%) Java Developer
4 11 (11.83%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (11.83%) PHP Developer
5 8 (8.60%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.53%) Cisco Architect
6 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (6.45%) VMware Architect
8 5 (5.38%) DBA
8 5 (5.38%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) LAMP Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Node.js Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.66%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (6.45%) LAMP
3 3 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (2.15%) Behat
4 2 (2.15%) Cocoa
4 2 (2.15%) RESTful
4 2 (2.15%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (1.08%) .NET
5 1 (1.08%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.08%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (1.08%) DirectX
5 1 (1.08%) HTML
5 1 (1.08%) HTML5
5 1 (1.08%) iOS SDK
5 1 (1.08%) Kafka
5 1 (1.08%) Middleware
5 1 (1.08%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.08%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.08%) Velocity
5 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.60%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.60%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (5.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (5.38%) Wiki
5 4 (4.30%) e-Learning
5 4 (4.30%) IBM XIV
5 4 (4.30%) Social Media
5 4 (4.30%) User Experience
5 4 (4.30%) Video Editing
6 3 (3.23%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (3.23%) Clustering
6 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.23%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.23%) Learning Management System
6 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.15%) Oculus Rift
7 2 (2.15%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.94%) Linux
2 17 (18.28%) Windows
3 12 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (11.83%) Windows Server
5 10 (10.75%) Unix
6 3 (3.23%) Android
6 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (31.18%) High Availability
3 12 (12.90%) Scrum
4 11 (11.83%) Project Management
5 10 (10.75%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (7.53%) DevOps
6 7 (7.53%) ERP
7 6 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (6.45%) Change Management
7 6 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.45%) ETL
7 6 (6.45%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.45%) TDD
7 6 (6.45%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.38%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.30%) CRM
9 4 (4.30%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.41%) PHP
2 21 (22.58%) Python
3 20 (21.51%) JavaScript
4 18 (19.35%) Java
5 11 (11.83%) Bash Shell
5 11 (11.83%) Perl
6 9 (9.68%) SQL
7 8 (8.60%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.38%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.30%) Ruby
10 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.15%) C++
11 2 (2.15%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (10.75%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) CCNP
2 5 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.23%) CCIE
3 3 (3.23%) ISEB
3 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.15%) CCDE
4 2 (2.15%) CCSP
4 2 (2.15%) CISSP
4 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.08%) CCNA
5 1 (1.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) WCAG
3 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.45%) VMware ESX
3 5 (5.38%) vCloud
4 4 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.15%) vSphere
7 1 (1.08%) Docker
7 1 (1.08%) Firmware
7 1 (1.08%) KVM
7 1 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (8.60%) Opsview
2 6 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.38%) Cacti
3 5 (5.38%) Data Guard
3 5 (5.38%) Graphite
3 5 (5.38%) Nagios
3 5 (5.38%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (4.30%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (3.23%) Puppet
5 3 (3.23%) Salt
5 3 (3.23%) SCCM
5 3 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (2.15%) Grafana
7 1 (1.08%) Ansible
7 1 (1.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (24.73%) VMware
2 17 (18.28%) Cisco
3 16 (17.20%) Red Hat
4 9 (9.68%) HP
5 8 (8.60%) EMC
6 7 (7.53%) F5
6 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
6 7 (7.53%) Oracle
7 4 (4.30%) Apple
7 4 (4.30%) IBM
7 4 (4.30%) Twitter
7 4 (4.30%) Veritas
8 3 (3.23%) Adobe
8 3 (3.23%) NetApp
8 3 (3.23%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.23%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.15%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.15%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.08%) Dell
10 1 (1.08%) Progress
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