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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 81 109 95
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -14
Contract jobs citing Games 37 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.82% 0.65% 0.24%
As % of the General category 5.42% 2.06% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 2
Median daily rate £388 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £138 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £415 £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £339 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +11.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £10.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -44.87%
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
683 681 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 33.51% 31.82% 35.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 502 432
Median daily rate £400 £356 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 5
Median hourly rate £14.05 £36.02 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.00% +300.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +19 31 £400 +33.33% 31
Halifax - 1 £338 -
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 60 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.42%) Linux
3 32 (33.33%) PHP
4 29 (30.21%) JavaScript
5 28 (29.17%) High Availability
6 25 (26.04%) RabbitMQ
6 25 (26.04%) Java
7 24 (25.00%) Python
8 22 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (18.75%) VMware
10 15 (15.63%) Red Hat
11 12 (12.50%) Cisco
12 11 (11.46%) Unix
12 11 (11.46%) Ruby
12 11 (11.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (10.42%) Windows
14 9 (9.38%) MySQL
14 9 (9.38%) Scrum
14 9 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (8.33%) Jenkins
15 8 (8.33%) DevOps
15 8 (8.33%) Project Management
15 8 (8.33%) Firewall
15 8 (8.33%) SQL
15 8 (8.33%) Informix
15 8 (8.33%) HP
15 8 (8.33%) EMC
15 8 (8.33%) Degree
15 8 (8.33%) Node.js
15 8 (8.33%) NoSQL

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 4 (4.17%) Confluence
1 4 (4.17%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.13%) Apache
3 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.04%) CMS
4 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Office
2 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Office 365
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.08%) SaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (8.33%) Firewall
3 7 (7.29%) Internet
4 4 (4.17%) FTP
4 4 (4.17%) Intranet
4 4 (4.17%) SAN
5 3 (3.13%) Network Security
6 2 (2.08%) BGP
6 2 (2.08%) EIGRP
6 2 (2.08%) FWSM
6 2 (2.08%) MPLS
6 2 (2.08%) OSPF
7 1 (1.04%) DNS
7 1 (1.04%) HSRP
7 1 (1.04%) HTTP
7 1 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.04%) NAS
7 1 (1.04%) VPN
7 1 (1.04%) VRRP
7 1 (1.04%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) MySQL
2 8 (8.33%) Informix
2 8 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.21%) DB2
4 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.08%) Redis
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.08%) SQLite
7 1 (1.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.25%) JIRA
3 2 (2.08%) Hudson
3 2 (2.08%) Selenium
3 2 (2.08%) Subversion
3 2 (2.08%) Xcode
4 1 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.04%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.04%) Babel
4 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.04%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.04%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.04%) JSUnit
4 1 (1.04%) JUnit
4 1 (1.04%) Mockito
4 1 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (7.29%) Online Betting
2 4 (4.17%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Publishing
3 3 (3.13%) iGaming
4 1 (1.04%) French Language
4 1 (1.04%) German Language
4 1 (1.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.04%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (40.63%) Developer
2 16 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 16 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 16 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 9 (9.38%) Architect
4 7 (7.29%) Cisco Architect
4 7 (7.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (7.29%) PHP Developer
5 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.25%) VMware Architect
6 5 (5.21%) Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) DBA
6 5 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) iOS Developer
6 5 (5.21%) Ruby Developer
6 5 (5.21%) Scrum Master
7 4 (4.17%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.04%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (8.33%) Node.js
3 5 (5.21%) HTML
3 5 (5.21%) RESTful
4 4 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.17%) CSS
4 4 (4.17%) React
5 2 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (2.08%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (2.08%) Behat
5 2 (2.08%) Cocoa
5 2 (2.08%) HTML5
5 2 (2.08%) JSON
5 2 (2.08%) LAMP
5 2 (2.08%) XML
6 1 (1.04%) CSS3
6 1 (1.04%) Middleware
6 1 (1.04%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.04%) Spring
6 1 (1.04%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.21%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.21%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.17%) e-Learning
4 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.17%) iPad
4 4 (4.17%) iPhone
4 4 (4.17%) Social Media
4 4 (4.17%) Video Editing
5 3 (3.13%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (3.13%) Clustering
5 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.13%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.13%) IBM XIV
5 3 (3.13%) Learning Management System
5 3 (3.13%) Spread Betting
5 3 (3.13%) User Experience
6 2 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.42%) Linux
2 11 (11.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (11.46%) Unix
3 10 (10.42%) Windows
4 6 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.21%) Android
6 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.17%) High Availability
3 9 (9.38%) Scrum
4 8 (8.33%) DevOps
4 8 (8.33%) Project Management
5 7 (7.29%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (7.29%) TDD
5 7 (7.29%) Waterfall
6 6 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 6 (6.25%) Front End Development
6 6 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 6 (6.25%) Web Development
7 5 (5.21%) Change Management
7 5 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.21%) ERP
7 5 (5.21%) ETL
7 5 (5.21%) iOS Development
7 5 (5.21%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.21%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (33.33%) PHP
2 29 (30.21%) JavaScript
3 25 (26.04%) Java
4 24 (25.00%) Python
5 11 (11.46%) Ruby
6 8 (8.33%) SQL
7 6 (6.25%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.21%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.17%) Objective-C
9 4 (4.17%) Perl
9 4 (4.17%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.08%) Scala
11 1 (1.04%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.04%) C#
11 1 (1.04%) GraphQL
11 1 (1.04%) Groovy
11 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) CCNP
2 4 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.13%) CCIE
3 3 (3.13%) CISSP
3 3 (3.13%) ISEB
3 3 (3.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.08%) CCDE
4 2 (2.08%) CCSP
4 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.04%) CCNA
5 1 (1.04%) CEH
5 1 (1.04%) CISM
5 1 (1.04%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.13%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.08%) Docker
3 2 (2.08%) vCloud
3 2 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.21%) Data Guard
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (4.17%) Opsview
4 3 (3.13%) Cacti
4 3 (3.13%) Graphite
4 3 (3.13%) Nagios
4 3 (3.13%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.13%) Puppet
5 2 (2.08%) Grafana
5 2 (2.08%) Salt
5 2 (2.08%) SCCM
5 2 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.04%) Ansible
6 1 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.04%) Kibana
6 1 (1.04%) logstash
Vendors
1 18 (18.75%) VMware
2 15 (15.63%) Red Hat
3 12 (12.50%) Cisco
4 8 (8.33%) EMC
4 8 (8.33%) HP
5 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.25%) Oracle
7 4 (4.17%) Apple
7 4 (4.17%) F5
7 4 (4.17%) Twitter
8 3 (3.13%) Adobe
8 3 (3.13%) IBM
8 3 (3.13%) Veritas
9 2 (2.08%) NetApp
9 2 (2.08%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.08%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.04%) Dell
10 1 (1.04%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.04%) Juniper
10 1 (1.04%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
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