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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 57 113 102
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -11
Contract jobs citing Games 68 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.36% 0.62% 0.33%
As % of the General category 9.21% 1.92% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 10 4
Median daily rate £381 £373 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% -12.35%
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
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
738 677 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 36.50% 32.33% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 450 454
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +133.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -2.00%

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 29 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +56 68 £381 +3.04% 38
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 54 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (44.32%) Linux
3 32 (36.36%) PHP
4 28 (31.82%) High Availability
5 23 (26.14%) JavaScript
6 22 (25.00%) Python
6 22 (25.00%) VMware
6 22 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
7 19 (21.59%) Java
7 19 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (20.45%) Red Hat
9 16 (18.18%) Cisco
9 16 (18.18%) MySQL
10 14 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (14.77%) Windows
12 11 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (12.50%) Scrum
12 11 (12.50%) Informix
13 10 (11.36%) Unix
13 10 (11.36%) Project Management
13 10 (11.36%) Online Betting
14 9 (10.23%) Ruby
14 9 (10.23%) Degree
14 9 (10.23%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (10.23%) DevOps
14 9 (10.23%) Windows Server
15 8 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (9.09%) Bash Shell
15 8 (9.09%) Node.js
15 8 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure

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 8 (9.09%) Node.js
2 6 (6.82%) Apache
3 4 (4.55%) Confluence
3 4 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.14%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.55%) Office 365
2 3 (3.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.27%) SaaS
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (9.09%) Firewall
3 7 (7.95%) Internet
3 7 (7.95%) SAN
4 5 (5.68%) Intranet
5 4 (4.55%) FTP
5 4 (4.55%) FWSM
6 3 (3.41%) Network Security
7 2 (2.27%) BGP
7 2 (2.27%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.27%) MPLS
7 2 (2.27%) NAS
7 2 (2.27%) OSPF
8 1 (1.14%) DNS
8 1 (1.14%) Extranet
8 1 (1.14%) HSRP
8 1 (1.14%) VPN
8 1 (1.14%) VRRP
8 1 (1.14%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) MySQL
2 11 (12.50%) Informix
3 7 (7.95%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.95%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.82%) Hadoop
4 6 (6.82%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.82%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.68%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (5.68%) DB2
5 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.68%) Redis
6 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.27%) Big Data
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
1 7 (7.95%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.82%) JIRA
3 2 (2.27%) Axure RP
3 2 (2.27%) Hudson
3 2 (2.27%) Subversion
4 1 (1.14%) Babel
4 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.14%) JSUnit
4 1 (1.14%) Selenium
4 1 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.14%) Xcode
General
1 10 (11.36%) Online Betting
2 6 (6.82%) Finance
3 4 (4.55%) Publishing
4 2 (2.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) iGaming
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Developer
2 13 (14.77%) Python Developer
3 12 (13.64%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (12.50%) Architect
5 10 (11.36%) PHP Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Cisco Architect
6 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (6.82%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.82%) VMware Architect
8 5 (5.68%) DBA
8 5 (5.68%) Scrum Master
9 4 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Node.js Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Administrator
10 3 (3.41%) MongoDB Developer
10 3 (3.41%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (5.68%) LAMP
3 2 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.27%) Behat
3 2 (2.27%) HTML
3 2 (2.27%) React
4 1 (1.14%) .NET
4 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.14%) CSS
4 1 (1.14%) DirectX
4 1 (1.14%) HTML5
4 1 (1.14%) Kafka
4 1 (1.14%) LESS
4 1 (1.14%) Middleware
4 1 (1.14%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.14%) RESTful
4 1 (1.14%) Sass
4 1 (1.14%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.14%) Velocity
4 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.95%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.95%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.55%) e-Learning
4 4 (4.55%) IBM XIV
4 4 (4.55%) Social Media
4 4 (4.55%) Video Editing
5 3 (3.41%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (3.41%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.41%) Learning Management System
5 3 (3.41%) User Experience
6 2 (2.27%) CLARiiON
6 2 (2.27%) Clustering
6 2 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.27%) Psychology
7 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (44.32%) Linux
2 14 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (14.77%) Windows
4 10 (11.36%) Unix
5 9 (10.23%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.27%) Android
6 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.82%) High Availability
3 11 (12.50%) Scrum
4 10 (11.36%) Project Management
5 9 (10.23%) DevOps
6 8 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (7.95%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.82%) Change Management
8 6 (6.82%) ERP
8 6 (6.82%) ETL
8 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.82%) TDD
9 5 (5.68%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.55%) CRM
10 4 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.36%) PHP
2 23 (26.14%) JavaScript
3 22 (25.00%) Python
4 19 (21.59%) Java
5 9 (10.23%) Ruby
6 8 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 8 (9.09%) Perl
6 8 (9.09%) SQL
7 5 (5.68%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.68%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.27%) C++
8 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.14%) C#
9 1 (1.14%) GraphQL
9 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) CCNP
2 5 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.41%) CCIE
3 3 (3.41%) ISEB
3 3 (3.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.27%) CCDE
4 2 (2.27%) CCSP
4 2 (2.27%) CISSP
4 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) WCAG
2 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.68%) VMware ESX
3 4 (4.55%) vCloud
4 3 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.27%) vSphere
6 1 (1.14%) Docker
6 1 (1.14%) Firmware
6 1 (1.14%) KVM
6 1 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.82%) Opsview
3 5 (5.68%) Data Guard
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (4.55%) Cacti
4 4 (4.55%) Graphite
4 4 (4.55%) Nagios
5 3 (3.41%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.41%) Puppet
5 3 (3.41%) Salt
6 2 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.27%) Grafana
6 2 (2.27%) SCCM
6 2 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (25.00%) VMware
2 18 (20.45%) Red Hat
3 16 (18.18%) Cisco
4 8 (9.09%) EMC
4 8 (9.09%) HP
5 7 (7.95%) Oracle
6 6 (6.82%) F5
6 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.55%) Apple
7 4 (4.55%) IBM
7 4 (4.55%) Twitter
8 3 (3.41%) Adobe
8 3 (3.41%) NetApp
8 3 (3.41%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.41%) Veritas
9 2 (2.27%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.14%) Dell
10 1 (1.14%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.14%) Juniper
10 1 (1.14%) ServiceNow
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