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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 72 124 126
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +2
Contract jobs citing Games 71 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.51% 0.88% 0.24%
As % of the General category 7.06% 2.86% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 22 4
Median daily rate £388 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-40.62% +6.66%
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
1006 909 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 35.55% 30.84% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 612 570
Median daily rate £400 £380 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +116.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £45.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -2.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +56 68 £381 +2.34% 42
South Yorkshire -11 3 £390 -2.50% 1
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 55 (59.78%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (43.48%) Linux
3 32 (34.78%) PHP
4 28 (30.43%) High Availability
5 23 (25.00%) VMware
5 23 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 22 (23.91%) Python
6 22 (23.91%) RabbitMQ
7 19 (20.65%) Java
7 19 (20.65%) Red Hat
7 19 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (17.39%) MySQL
8 16 (17.39%) Cisco
9 15 (16.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (14.13%) Windows
11 12 (13.04%) Scrum
12 11 (11.96%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (11.96%) Informix
12 11 (11.96%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (11.96%) DevOps
13 10 (10.87%) Unix
13 10 (10.87%) Project Management
13 10 (10.87%) Online Betting
14 9 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (9.78%) Degree
14 9 (9.78%) Ruby
14 9 (9.78%) Windows Server
15 8 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (8.70%) Node.js
15 8 (8.70%) Bash Shell

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 8 (8.70%) Node.js
2 6 (6.52%) Apache
3 4 (4.35%) Confluence
3 4 (4.35%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.09%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.35%) Office 365
2 3 (3.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.17%) SaaS
4 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.96%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (8.70%) Firewall
3 7 (7.61%) Internet
3 7 (7.61%) SAN
4 5 (5.43%) Intranet
5 4 (4.35%) FTP
5 4 (4.35%) FWSM
6 3 (3.26%) Network Security
7 2 (2.17%) BGP
7 2 (2.17%) DNS
7 2 (2.17%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.17%) MPLS
7 2 (2.17%) NAS
7 2 (2.17%) OSPF
8 1 (1.09%) DHCP
8 1 (1.09%) Extranet
8 1 (1.09%) HSRP
8 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.09%) VPN
8 1 (1.09%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) MySQL
2 11 (11.96%) Informix
3 7 (7.61%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.61%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.52%) Hadoop
4 6 (6.52%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.52%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (5.43%) DB2
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.43%) Redis
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.17%) Big Data
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
1 7 (7.61%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.52%) JIRA
3 2 (2.17%) Axure RP
3 2 (2.17%) Hudson
3 2 (2.17%) Subversion
4 1 (1.09%) Babel
4 1 (1.09%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.09%) JSUnit
4 1 (1.09%) Selenium
4 1 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.09%) Xcode
General
1 10 (10.87%) Online Betting
2 6 (6.52%) Finance
3 4 (4.35%) Publishing
4 2 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) iGaming
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (31.52%) Developer
2 13 (14.13%) Python Developer
3 12 (13.04%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (11.96%) Architect
5 10 (10.87%) PHP Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Cisco Architect
6 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (7.61%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (6.52%) Scrum Master
7 6 (6.52%) VMware Architect
8 5 (5.43%) DBA
9 4 (4.35%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Node.js Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Administrator
10 3 (3.26%) MongoDB Developer
10 3 (3.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.91%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (5.43%) LAMP
3 3 (3.26%) HTML
4 2 (2.17%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (2.17%) Behat
4 2 (2.17%) CSS
4 2 (2.17%) HTML5
4 2 (2.17%) React
5 1 (1.09%) .NET
5 1 (1.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.09%) Cocoa
5 1 (1.09%) Kafka
5 1 (1.09%) LESS
5 1 (1.09%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.09%) RESTful
5 1 (1.09%) Sass
5 1 (1.09%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (1.09%) Velocity
5 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.61%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.61%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.35%) e-Learning
4 4 (4.35%) IBM XIV
4 4 (4.35%) Social Media
4 4 (4.35%) User Experience
4 4 (4.35%) Video Editing
5 3 (3.26%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (3.26%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.26%) Learning Management System
5 3 (3.26%) Psychology
6 2 (2.17%) CLARiiON
6 2 (2.17%) Clustering
6 2 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.48%) Linux
2 15 (16.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (14.13%) Windows
4 10 (10.87%) Unix
5 9 (9.78%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.17%) Android
6 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (59.78%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.43%) High Availability
3 12 (13.04%) Scrum
4 11 (11.96%) DevOps
5 10 (10.87%) Project Management
6 8 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (7.61%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.61%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.52%) Change Management
8 6 (6.52%) ERP
8 6 (6.52%) ETL
8 6 (6.52%) TDD
9 5 (5.43%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.43%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.43%) Web Development
10 4 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.35%) CRM
10 4 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.78%) PHP
2 23 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 22 (23.91%) Python
4 19 (20.65%) Java
5 9 (9.78%) Ruby
6 8 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.70%) Perl
6 8 (8.70%) SQL
7 6 (6.52%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.17%) C#
10 2 (2.17%) C++
11 1 (1.09%) GraphQL
11 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) CCNP
2 5 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.26%) CCIE
3 3 (3.26%) ISEB
3 3 (3.26%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.17%) CCDE
4 2 (2.17%) CCSP
4 2 (2.17%) CISSP
4 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) WCAG
2 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.43%) VMware ESX
3 4 (4.35%) vCloud
4 3 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.17%) vSphere
5 2 (2.17%) Xen
6 1 (1.09%) Docker
6 1 (1.09%) Firmware
6 1 (1.09%) KVM
6 1 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.52%) Opsview
3 5 (5.43%) Data Guard
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (4.35%) Cacti
4 4 (4.35%) Graphite
4 4 (4.35%) Nagios
4 4 (4.35%) Puppet
5 3 (3.26%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.26%) Salt
6 2 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.17%) Grafana
6 2 (2.17%) SCCM
6 2 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (25.00%) VMware
2 19 (20.65%) Red Hat
3 16 (17.39%) Cisco
4 8 (8.70%) EMC
4 8 (8.70%) HP
5 7 (7.61%) F5
5 7 (7.61%) Oracle
6 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.35%) Apple
7 4 (4.35%) IBM
7 4 (4.35%) Twitter
8 3 (3.26%) Adobe
8 3 (3.26%) NetApp
8 3 (3.26%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.26%) Veritas
9 2 (2.17%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.09%) Dell
10 1 (1.09%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.09%) Juniper
10 1 (1.09%) Symantec
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