The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online 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 Online Games over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 112 - 90
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Online Games 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.10% - 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% - 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£304 - £398
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 - £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Online Games
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
551 452 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.07% 25.24% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 274 176
Average daily rate £363 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 24
Average hourly rate £15.19 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.01 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £39.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Online Games across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Online Games
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Online Games across the West Yorkshire region.

Online Games Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Online Games
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Online Games across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Online Games Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 8 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
3 3 (37.50%) Big Data
4 2 (25.00%) Hudson
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Streaming Video
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) Calabash
4 2 (25.00%) eggPlant
4 2 (25.00%) Android SDK
4 2 (25.00%) uiautomator
4 2 (25.00%) Appium
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Online 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) uiautomator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
1 3 (37.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Hudson
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Calabash
1 2 (25.00%) eggPlant
1 2 (25.00%) Appium
General
1 8 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Data Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Author
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Author
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
2 1 (12.50%) Sass
2 1 (12.50%) LESS
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Streaming Video
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle