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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 93 94 78
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing Games 10 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.59% 0.20% 1.33%
As % of the General category 1.66% 0.55% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
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£405 £215 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.37% -14.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.35 £31.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -9.64%
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
603 550 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.77% 36.21% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 353 251
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.20% -4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £273 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 14
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.34 £18.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £144.40 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 January 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 30 January 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 -8 6 £438 +103.72% 14
Wakefield - - - - 3
Huddersfield - - - -
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (57.89%) Online Games
2 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) Android
5 4 (21.05%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Ruby
5 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
5 4 (21.05%) Apache Hive
5 4 (21.05%) Big Data
5 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
6 3 (15.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
6 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
6 3 (15.79%) Physics
6 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.79%) Multimedia
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) Interactive Media
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) MS Office
6 3 (15.79%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Adobe
7 2 (10.53%) Streaming Video
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Xcode

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (10.53%) uiautomator
2 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
1 4 (21.05%) Apache Hive
1 4 (21.05%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) SQLite
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Xcode
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) Hudson
2 2 (10.53%) Appium
2 2 (10.53%) Calabash
2 2 (10.53%) eggPlant
3 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.26%) JSUnit
General
1 3 (15.79%) Multimedia
1 3 (15.79%) Interactive Media
2 1 (5.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Data Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Interactive Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) REST
2 2 (10.53%) PhoneGap
2 2 (10.53%) HTML5
2 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (10.53%) Android SDK
3 1 (5.26%) Sass
3 1 (5.26%) LESS
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Online Games
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
3 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
3 3 (15.79%) Physics
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.53%) Streaming Video
5 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
2 4 (21.05%) Reverse Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.53%) Android Development
3 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Adobe
3 2 (10.53%) Xamarin
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
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