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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 88 118 90
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -28
Contract jobs citing Games 34 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.66% 0.52% 0.24%
As % of the General category 5.39% 1.71% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 2
Median daily rate £375 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £129 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +10.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £23.75 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -33.56%
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
631 703 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.74% 30.57% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 509 415
Median daily rate £400 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.53 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +139.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +7.95%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 27 £400 +6.66% 30
Halifax - 1 £338 -
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 64 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.00%) PHP
2 31 (31.00%) Linux
3 30 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 26 (26.00%) High Availability
5 25 (25.00%) Java
6 24 (24.00%) RabbitMQ
7 23 (23.00%) Python
8 22 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (14.00%) VMware
10 12 (12.00%) Red Hat
11 11 (11.00%) Scrum
11 11 (11.00%) Ruby
11 11 (11.00%) TDD
12 10 (10.00%) Unix
13 9 (9.00%) SQL
13 9 (9.00%) Cisco
13 9 (9.00%) Jenkins
14 8 (8.00%) User Stories
14 8 (8.00%) DevOps
14 8 (8.00%) EMC
14 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
14 8 (8.00%) Node.js
14 8 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (7.00%) Git (software)
15 7 (7.00%) NoSQL
15 7 (7.00%) Apple iOS
15 7 (7.00%) Waterfall
15 7 (7.00%) Online Betting
15 7 (7.00%) Project Management

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 (4.00%) Confluence
1 4 (4.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.00%) Apache
3 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.00%) CMS
4 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Office
2 3 (3.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Office 365
2 3 (3.00%) SaaS
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (7.00%) Firewall
2 5 (5.00%) Internet
3 4 (4.00%) FTP
3 4 (4.00%) Intranet
4 3 (3.00%) Network Security
5 2 (2.00%) SAN
6 1 (1.00%) BGP
6 1 (1.00%) DNS
6 1 (1.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.00%) HTTP
6 1 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.00%) MPLS
6 1 (1.00%) NAS
6 1 (1.00%) OSPF
6 1 (1.00%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (7.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (6.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (6.00%) MySQL
3 5 (5.00%) DB2
3 5 (5.00%) Informix
3 5 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.00%) SQLite
6 1 (1.00%) Big Data
6 1 (1.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.00%) JIRA
3 5 (5.00%) Selenium
4 4 (4.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.00%) JUnit
5 3 (3.00%) Xcode
6 2 (2.00%) RSpec
7 1 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.00%) Babel
7 1 (1.00%) Hudson
7 1 (1.00%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.00%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.00%) JSUnit
7 1 (1.00%) Mockito
7 1 (1.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (7.00%) Online Betting
2 5 (5.00%) Finance
3 4 (4.00%) Publishing
4 3 (3.00%) iGaming
5 2 (2.00%) Retail
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) French Language
6 1 (1.00%) German Language
6 1 (1.00%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (43.00%) Developer
2 16 (16.00%) Java Developer
2 16 (16.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 16 (16.00%) Python Developer
3 9 (9.00%) Architect
4 7 (7.00%) Cisco Architect
4 7 (7.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (7.00%) PHP Developer
4 7 (7.00%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.00%) Analyst
5 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (6.00%) iOS Developer
5 6 (6.00%) Ruby Developer
5 6 (6.00%) Test Engineer
5 6 (6.00%) VMware Architect
6 5 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.00%) DBA
6 5 (5.00%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.00%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (8.00%) Node.js
3 6 (6.00%) HTML
3 6 (6.00%) RESTful
4 4 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.00%) CSS
4 4 (4.00%) JSON
4 4 (4.00%) React
5 3 (3.00%) Cocoa
5 3 (3.00%) HTML5
6 2 (2.00%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (2.00%) Behat
6 2 (2.00%) LAMP
6 2 (2.00%) XML
7 1 (1.00%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.00%) CSS3
7 1 (1.00%) Kafka
7 1 (1.00%) LESS
7 1 (1.00%) Sass
7 1 (1.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.00%) iPad
2 5 (5.00%) iPhone
2 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.00%) Social Media
3 4 (4.00%) e-Learning
3 4 (4.00%) User Experience
3 4 (4.00%) Video Editing
4 3 (3.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.00%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.00%) Learning Management System
4 3 (3.00%) Online Games
4 3 (3.00%) Spread Betting
5 2 (2.00%) Clustering
5 2 (2.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.00%) Linux
2 10 (10.00%) Unix
3 8 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.00%) Apple iOS
5 6 (6.00%) Windows
6 5 (5.00%) Android
7 2 (2.00%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.00%) High Availability
3 11 (11.00%) Scrum
3 11 (11.00%) TDD
4 8 (8.00%) DevOps
4 8 (8.00%) User Stories
5 7 (7.00%) ETL
5 7 (7.00%) Front End Development
5 7 (7.00%) Project Management
5 7 (7.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (6.00%) iOS Development
6 6 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (6.00%) Web Development
7 5 (5.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (5.00%) BDD
7 5 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.00%) PHP
2 30 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 25 (25.00%) Java
4 23 (23.00%) Python
5 11 (11.00%) Ruby
6 9 (9.00%) SQL
7 5 (5.00%) Objective-C
7 5 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.00%) Scala
8 3 (3.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.00%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.00%) C#
10 1 (1.00%) GraphQL
10 1 (1.00%) Groovy
10 1 (1.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) ISEB
3 2 (2.00%) CCDE
3 2 (2.00%) CCIE
3 2 (2.00%) CCNP
3 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.00%) CISSP
3 2 (2.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.00%) CCNA
4 1 (1.00%) CCSP
4 1 (1.00%) CEH
4 1 (1.00%) CISM
4 1 (1.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.00%) WCAG
3 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.00%) Docker
3 1 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.00%) Data Guard
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.00%) Puppet
4 1 (1.00%) Ansible
4 1 (1.00%) Cacti
4 1 (1.00%) Grafana
4 1 (1.00%) Graphite
4 1 (1.00%) Kibana
4 1 (1.00%) logstash
4 1 (1.00%) Nagios
4 1 (1.00%) Opsview
4 1 (1.00%) Salt
4 1 (1.00%) SCCM
4 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (14.00%) VMware
2 12 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (9.00%) Cisco
4 8 (8.00%) EMC
4 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.00%) HP
6 5 (5.00%) Oracle
7 4 (4.00%) Apple
7 4 (4.00%) Twitter
8 3 (3.00%) Adobe
9 2 (2.00%) F5
9 2 (2.00%) IBM
9 2 (2.00%) Veritas
10 1 (1.00%) AppDynamics
10 1 (1.00%) Dell
10 1 (1.00%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.00%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.00%) Splunk
10 1 (1.00%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
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