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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 88 91 115
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +24
Contract jobs citing Online Games 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 0.55% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £388 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.41
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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
454 363 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.38% 24.02% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 183 230
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 29
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.51 £10.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £25.75 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Xcode
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SPSS
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) PhoneGap
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Xamarin
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) SQLite
3 1 (25.00%) JSON

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Xcode
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Research Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) PhoneGap
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Android Development
1 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Xamarin