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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 106 99 80
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Contract jobs citing Games 12 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.60% 0.40% 0.69%
As % of the General category 1.79% 1.11% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £259 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +66.66%
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
669 633 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 33.50% 36.03% 34.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 443 247
Average daily rate £375 £353 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £259 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £15.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.30 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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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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 -11 12 £375 -11.76% 6
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Ruby
3 6 (27.27%) Online Games
3 6 (27.27%) CSS
3 6 (27.27%) HTML
3 6 (27.27%) Internet
4 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) IBM
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 4 (18.18%) Degree
5 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
5 4 (18.18%) Node.js
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) Apache
5 4 (18.18%) Java
5 4 (18.18%) PHP
5 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 3 (13.64%) Big Data
6 3 (13.64%) IBM XIV
6 3 (13.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (13.64%) HP
6 3 (13.64%) MySQL
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) MS Office
6 3 (13.64%) Adobe

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (18.18%) Node.js
1 4 (18.18%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) uiautomator
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.09%) MS Project
3 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) OSPF
2 1 (4.55%) BGP
2 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.55%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 3 (13.64%) Big Data
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) Apache Hive
3 2 (9.09%) Informix
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Appium
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) Calabash
1 1 (4.55%) eggPlant
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) JSUnit
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
1 1 (4.55%) Hudson
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Interactive Media
1 3 (13.64%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.55%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Data Architect
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Interactive Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) CSS
1 6 (27.27%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (9.09%) Backbone.js
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) Sass
3 2 (9.09%) LESS
3 2 (9.09%) Ember.js
3 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) Android SDK
4 1 (4.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (4.55%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Online Games
2 3 (13.64%) IBM XIV
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
2 3 (13.64%) Physics
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Open Source
3 2 (9.09%) Wiki
3 2 (9.09%) RIA
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
4 1 (4.55%) Symmetrix
4 1 (4.55%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
2 3 (13.64%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) TDD
3 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) ArchiMate
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.55%) MVC
4 1 (4.55%) OOP
4 1 (4.55%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) Ruby
3 4 (18.18%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) PHP
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (9.09%) CCNP
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.64%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) Adobe
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) McAfee
6 1 (4.55%) Sophos
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