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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 115 104 117
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing Games 15 46 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.61% 1.50% 0.57%
As % of the General category 2.12% 4.51% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 43 9
Median daily rate £388 £423 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.28% +30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -
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
709 1020 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 29.01% 33.28% 31.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 704 546
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 16
Median hourly rate £14.74 £15.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.34% -23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.26 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £50.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.60% +12.00%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -15 11 £375 -10.71% 38
South Yorkshire -8 2 - - 6
North Yorkshire - 1 £425 - 1
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (24.00%) TDD
2 12 (24.00%) QA
3 11 (22.00%) Scrum
4 10 (20.00%) Selenium
4 10 (20.00%) Java
4 10 (20.00%) User Stories
5 9 (18.00%) Automation Testing
5 9 (18.00%) Scala
5 9 (18.00%) Automated Testing
6 8 (16.00%) JSON
6 8 (16.00%) WebDriver
6 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (16.00%) Cucumber
6 8 (16.00%) Defect Tracking
7 7 (14.00%) Apple iOS
8 6 (12.00%) HTML
8 6 (12.00%) JUnit
8 6 (12.00%) Linux
8 6 (12.00%) High Availability
8 6 (12.00%) Android
9 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
9 5 (10.00%) iOS Development
9 5 (10.00%) Web Testing
9 5 (10.00%) RESTful
9 5 (10.00%) RSpec
9 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (10.00%) Finance

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 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) HTTP
2 2 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (2.00%) DHCP
3 1 (2.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.00%) Couchbase
2 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.00%) Informix
2 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Selenium
2 8 (16.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (16.00%) WebDriver
3 6 (12.00%) JUnit
4 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.00%) RSpec
5 3 (6.00%) JIRA
6 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.00%) Xcode
7 1 (2.00%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.00%) Calabash
7 1 (2.00%) Capybara
7 1 (2.00%) Fiddler
7 1 (2.00%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.00%) JMeter
7 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.00%) Mockito
7 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) iGaming
2 2 (4.00%) Marketing
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Law
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Online Betting
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Test Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) QA Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Quality Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) iOS Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.00%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Python Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Scrum Master
7 3 (6.00%) Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Designer
8 2 (4.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) JSON
2 6 (12.00%) HTML
3 5 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (10.00%) RESTful
3 5 (10.00%) XML
4 4 (8.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.00%) CSS
5 3 (6.00%) Dropwizard
5 3 (6.00%) HTML5
5 3 (6.00%) Web Services
6 2 (4.00%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (4.00%) Cocoa
6 2 (4.00%) Node.js
6 2 (4.00%) REST
7 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.00%) CSS3
7 1 (2.00%) ELK Stack
7 1 (2.00%) React
7 1 (2.00%) Spring
7 1 (2.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) iPad
1 4 (8.00%) iPhone
1 4 (8.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.00%) Online Games
2 3 (6.00%) RIA
2 3 (6.00%) Spread Betting
3 2 (4.00%) Clustering
3 2 (4.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.00%) Social Media
3 2 (4.00%) Xbox
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) STB
4 1 (2.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (12.00%) Android
2 6 (12.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
4 2 (4.00%) Unix
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) TDD
3 11 (22.00%) Scrum
4 10 (20.00%) User Stories
5 9 (18.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (18.00%) Automation Testing
6 8 (16.00%) Defect Tracking
6 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (12.00%) High Availability
8 5 (10.00%) iOS Development
8 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.00%) Web Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Data Migration
9 4 (8.00%) Migration
10 3 (6.00%) BDD
10 3 (6.00%) Kanban
10 3 (6.00%) Service Management
11 2 (4.00%) Load Testing
11 2 (4.00%) Time Management
11 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (20.00%) Java
3 9 (18.00%) Scala
4 5 (10.00%) Ruby
5 4 (8.00%) Objective-C
5 4 (8.00%) Python
5 4 (8.00%) SQL
6 3 (6.00%) PHP
7 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.00%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.00%) C#
8 1 (2.00%) C++
8 1 (2.00%) Groovy
8 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) CEH
1 1 (2.00%) CISM
1 1 (2.00%) CISSP
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
1 1 (2.00%) GIAC
1 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) QA
2 5 (10.00%) WCAG
3 3 (6.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) Grafana
2 1 (2.00%) Kibana
2 1 (2.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco
3 2 (4.00%) F5
3 2 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.00%) Apple
4 1 (2.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) Splunk
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