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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Gaming
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - - 103
Contract jobs citing Online Games 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - - 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.24% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
439 489 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.66% 25.34% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 341 282
Median daily rate £410 £394 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +10.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 28
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.82 £12.50 £10.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.37 £21.00 £18.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Online Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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