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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 102 99 86
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing Games 13 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.65% 0.34% 0.47%
As % of the General category 2.00% 0.95% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +114.28%
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
649 633 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.68% 35.36% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 451 245
Average daily rate £370 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.05 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 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 22 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 -6 12 £375 -11.76% 11
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle
4 6 (24.00%) Internet
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Ruby
5 5 (20.00%) VMware
5 5 (20.00%) Online Games
5 5 (20.00%) IBM
5 5 (20.00%) CSS
5 5 (20.00%) Java
5 5 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.00%) Apache
6 4 (16.00%) PHP
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (16.00%) Android
6 4 (16.00%) Degree
7 3 (12.00%) Interactive Media
7 3 (12.00%) Multimedia
7 3 (12.00%) Migration
7 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
7 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (12.00%) Physics
7 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (12.00%) HP

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (16.00%) Apache
2 3 (12.00%) Node.js
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) uiautomator
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
1 3 (12.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.00%) OSPF
2 1 (4.00%) BGP
2 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) Informix
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Hudson
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) Calabash
1 1 (4.00%) eggPlant
1 1 (4.00%) Appium
General
1 3 (12.00%) Interactive Media
1 3 (12.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.00%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) DBA
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Senior UNIX Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Games Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (8.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (8.00%) Ember.js
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (8.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) OpenGL
5 1 (4.00%) .NET
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.00%) Sass
5 1 (4.00%) LESS
5 1 (4.00%) CSS3
5 1 (4.00%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (4.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Online Games
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (12.00%) Physics
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) IBM XIV
3 2 (8.00%) Wiki
3 2 (8.00%) RIA
3 2 (8.00%) Open Source
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile Games
4 1 (4.00%) CLARiiON
4 1 (4.00%) Symmetrix
4 1 (4.00%) Streaming Video
4 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Android
3 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (8.00%) Scrum
3 2 (8.00%) TDD
3 2 (8.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) Information Security
4 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) Ruby
2 5 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) PHP
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) C++
5 2 (8.00%) C#
5 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.00%) Erlang
6 1 (4.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) CCNP
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.00%) IBM
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (12.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Adobe
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) F5
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec
6 1 (4.00%) McAfee
6 1 (4.00%) Sophos
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp
West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £20 - £250 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago