The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 80 125 123
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -2
Contract jobs citing Games 65 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.35% 0.81% 0.21%
As % of the General category 6.81% 2.61% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 22 1
Median daily rate £400 £375 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +78.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-77.50% +220.00%
Games
England

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

General Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
954 919 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 34.45% 31.16% 33.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 656 556
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £7.47 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.80 £151.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Games
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Games across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Games Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Yorkshire region.

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Games
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
West Yorkshire +48 63 £400 +19.40% 19
South Yorkshire -12 2 £488 +21.87% 2
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 58 (65.17%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (40.45%) Linux
3 32 (35.96%) PHP
4 29 (32.58%) High Availability
5 25 (28.09%) JavaScript
6 24 (26.97%) RabbitMQ
7 23 (25.84%) Java
7 23 (25.84%) Python
8 21 (23.60%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (21.35%) VMware
10 16 (17.98%) Red Hat
11 13 (14.61%) Cisco
12 12 (13.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (12.36%) MySQL
13 11 (12.36%) Unix
13 11 (12.36%) DevOps
14 10 (11.24%) Windows
14 10 (11.24%) Scrum
14 10 (11.24%) Ruby
14 10 (11.24%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (10.11%) Informix
15 9 (10.11%) Project Management
15 9 (10.11%) Opscode Chef
16 8 (8.99%) EMC
16 8 (8.99%) SQL
16 8 (8.99%) Firewall
16 8 (8.99%) Jenkins
16 8 (8.99%) NoSQL
16 8 (8.99%) Node.js
16 8 (8.99%) Degree

Games
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (4.49%) Apache
1 4 (4.49%) Confluence
1 4 (4.49%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.12%) CMS
3 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Office
2 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Office 365
2 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.25%) SaaS
3 1 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (8.99%) Firewall
3 6 (6.74%) Internet
4 5 (5.62%) SAN
5 4 (4.49%) FTP
5 4 (4.49%) Intranet
6 3 (3.37%) FWSM
6 3 (3.37%) Network Security
7 2 (2.25%) BGP
7 2 (2.25%) DNS
7 2 (2.25%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.25%) MPLS
7 2 (2.25%) OSPF
8 1 (1.12%) DHCP
8 1 (1.12%) HTTP
8 1 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.12%) NAS
8 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.12%) VPN
8 1 (1.12%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) MySQL
2 9 (10.11%) Informix
3 8 (8.99%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.74%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (6.74%) Hadoop
4 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.62%) DB2
5 5 (5.62%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.62%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.37%) Redis
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.12%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.99%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.74%) JIRA
3 2 (2.25%) Axure RP
3 2 (2.25%) Hudson
3 2 (2.25%) Selenium
3 2 (2.25%) Subversion
4 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.12%) Babel
4 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.12%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.12%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.12%) JSUnit
4 1 (1.12%) JUnit
4 1 (1.12%) Mockito
4 1 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.12%) Xcode
General
1 8 (8.99%) Online Betting
2 5 (5.62%) Finance
3 4 (4.49%) Publishing
4 2 (2.25%) iGaming
4 2 (2.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) French Language
5 1 (1.12%) German Language
5 1 (1.12%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (34.83%) Developer
2 15 (16.85%) Java Developer
2 15 (16.85%) Python Developer
3 14 (15.73%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (8.99%) Architect
4 8 (8.99%) PHP Developer
5 7 (7.87%) Cisco Architect
5 7 (7.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (7.87%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (6.74%) Scrum Master
6 6 (6.74%) VMware Architect
7 5 (5.62%) DBA
7 5 (5.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (4.49%) Ruby Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.37%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.97%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (8.99%) Node.js
3 4 (4.49%) React
4 3 (3.37%) HTML
4 3 (3.37%) LAMP
5 2 (2.25%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (2.25%) Behat
5 2 (2.25%) CSS
5 2 (2.25%) HTML5
5 2 (2.25%) RESTful
6 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.12%) Dropwizard
6 1 (1.12%) ELK Stack
6 1 (1.12%) Kafka
6 1 (1.12%) LESS
6 1 (1.12%) Sass
6 1 (1.12%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.12%) Spring
6 1 (1.12%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (1.12%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.60%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.49%) e-Learning
4 4 (4.49%) Social Media
4 4 (4.49%) User Experience
4 4 (4.49%) Video Editing
5 3 (3.37%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (3.37%) Clustering
5 3 (3.37%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.37%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.37%) IBM XIV
5 3 (3.37%) Learning Management System
5 3 (3.37%) Psychology
6 2 (2.25%) CLARiiON
6 2 (2.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.12%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 36 (40.45%) Linux
2 12 (13.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (12.36%) Unix
4 10 (11.24%) Windows
5 6 (6.74%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.12%) Android
6 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.12%) CentOS
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (65.17%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.58%) High Availability
3 11 (12.36%) DevOps
4 10 (11.24%) Scrum
5 9 (10.11%) Project Management
6 7 (7.87%) Mentoring
6 7 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (7.87%) Waterfall
7 6 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.74%) Front End Development
7 6 (6.74%) TDD
8 5 (5.62%) Change Management
8 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.62%) ERP
8 5 (5.62%) ETL
8 5 (5.62%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.62%) User Stories
8 5 (5.62%) Web Development
9 4 (4.49%) CRM
9 4 (4.49%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.96%) PHP
2 25 (28.09%) JavaScript
3 23 (25.84%) Java
3 23 (25.84%) Python
4 10 (11.24%) Ruby
5 8 (8.99%) SQL
6 7 (7.87%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.74%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.62%) Perl
8 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.25%) C#
9 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.25%) Scala
10 1 (1.12%) GraphQL
10 1 (1.12%) Groovy
10 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Degree
2 5 (5.62%) CCNP
2 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.37%) CCIE
3 3 (3.37%) ISEB
3 3 (3.37%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.25%) CCDE
4 2 (2.25%) CCSP
4 2 (2.25%) CISSP
4 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.12%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) WCAG
2 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.49%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.37%) vCloud
4 2 (2.25%) Docker
4 2 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.12%) vSphere
5 1 (1.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.62%) Data Guard
2 5 (5.62%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (4.49%) Opsview
3 4 (4.49%) Puppet
4 3 (3.37%) Cacti
4 3 (3.37%) Graphite
4 3 (3.37%) Nagios
4 3 (3.37%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.25%) Grafana
5 2 (2.25%) Salt
5 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.12%) Ansible
6 1 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.12%) Kibana
6 1 (1.12%) logstash
6 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (21.35%) VMware
2 16 (17.98%) Red Hat
3 13 (14.61%) Cisco
4 8 (8.99%) EMC
5 7 (7.87%) HP
6 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.74%) Oracle
7 5 (5.62%) F5
8 4 (4.49%) Apple
8 4 (4.49%) Twitter
9 3 (3.37%) Adobe
9 3 (3.37%) IBM
9 3 (3.37%) Veritas
10 2 (2.25%) NetApp
10 2 (2.25%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.12%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.12%) Juniper
11 1 (1.12%) Splunk
11 1 (1.12%) Symantec