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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 75 90 91
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing Games 22 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.54% 1.14% 0.68%
As % of the General category 4.60% 3.29% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 10
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £349 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £651 £475 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.07% -3.57%
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 West Yorkshire region.

General Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
478 669 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 33.38% 34.61% 37.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 470 450
Median daily rate £420 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -58.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.75 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £19.11 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +44.44%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Leeds +4 19 £375 - 15
Wakefield -1 1 - -
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (31.25%) QA
2 9 (28.13%) Finance
3 7 (21.88%) Migration
3 7 (21.88%) Selenium
4 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Marketing
4 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 5 (15.63%) User Stories
5 5 (15.63%) Automation Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
5 5 (15.63%) Advertising
5 5 (15.63%) HTML
6 4 (12.50%) Photoshop
6 4 (12.50%) Java
6 4 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (12.50%) TDD
6 4 (12.50%) Scala
6 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 4 (12.50%) JSON
6 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 4 (12.50%) Motion Graphics
6 4 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (9.38%) Typography
7 3 (9.38%) User Experience
7 3 (9.38%) RSpec
7 3 (9.38%) WCAG

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 3 (9.38%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) AMQP
1 1 (3.13%) DHCP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.13%) Informix
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Selenium
2 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 3 (9.38%) JMeter
4 3 (9.38%) JUnit
4 3 (9.38%) RSpec
5 2 (6.25%) Hudson
5 2 (6.25%) JIRA
5 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
5 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.13%) Maven
6 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Marketing
3 5 (15.63%) Advertising
4 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Back Office
5 1 (3.13%) iGaming
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
5 1 (3.13%) Online Betting
5 1 (3.13%) Publishing
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Designer
2 5 (15.63%) Tester
3 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Automation Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Graphic Designer
4 3 (9.38%) IT Manager
4 3 (9.38%) IT Programme Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Programme Manager
4 3 (9.38%) QA Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) QA Test Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Games Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Operations Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) QA Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum Master
5 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 4 (12.50%) JSON
3 3 (9.38%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.13%) HTML5
5 1 (3.13%) Kafka
5 1 (3.13%) LAMP
5 1 (3.13%) Node.js
5 1 (3.13%) RESTful
5 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Motion Graphics
2 3 (9.38%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) Xbox
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.13%) RIA
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Android
1 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) Migration
3 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Automation Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Scrum
4 5 (15.63%) User Stories
5 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 4 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (12.50%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.38%) Brand Management
6 3 (9.38%) Online Marketing
6 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.38%) Typography
6 3 (9.38%) Web Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Open Source
7 2 (6.25%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Java
1 4 (12.50%) Scala
2 2 (6.25%) C++
2 2 (6.25%) PHP
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Apple
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle
1 1 (3.13%) VMware
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