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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 119 122 106
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing Games 26 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.89% 0.23% 0.37%
As % of the General category 2.91% 0.72% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
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
894 834 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 30.75% 32.58% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 576 338
Average daily rate £380 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 16
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -5 13 £373 -12.35% 15
South Yorkshire - 13 £400 - 4
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing 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 Games.

1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) Java
3 11 (27.50%) Linux
3 11 (27.50%) NoSQL
4 10 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.00%) Online Games
5 8 (20.00%) SQL
5 8 (20.00%) HTML
5 8 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
6 7 (17.50%) Oracle
6 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.00%) Internet
7 6 (15.00%) Mobile Games
7 6 (15.00%) Microservices
7 6 (15.00%) Kafka
7 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
7 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (12.50%) Android
8 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 5 (12.50%) VMware
8 5 (12.50%) Ruby
8 5 (12.50%) IBM
8 5 (12.50%) CSS
8 5 (12.50%) Web Services
9 4 (10.00%) C++
9 4 (10.00%) PHP
9 4 (10.00%) Apache

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) Apache
2 3 (7.50%) Node.js
3 1 (2.50%) uiautomator
3 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Project
2 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) AMQP
3 1 (2.50%) FWSM
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.50%) OSPF
3 1 (2.50%) BGP
3 1 (2.50%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) NoSQL
2 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.00%) CouchDB
4 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.50%) MySQL
5 2 (5.00%) Informix
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (5.00%) Big Data
5 2 (5.00%) Couchbase
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.00%) Selenium
3 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 2 (5.00%) Hudson
4 1 (2.50%) eggPlant
4 1 (2.50%) Calabash
4 1 (2.50%) Appium
4 1 (2.50%) Capybara
4 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.50%) JBehave
4 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.50%) Maven
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.50%) Interactive Media
1 3 (7.50%) Multimedia
1 3 (7.50%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Architect
3 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) DBA
5 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (20.00%) HTML
3 6 (15.00%) Kafka
4 5 (12.50%) CSS
4 5 (12.50%) Web Services
5 4 (10.00%) RESTful
6 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.00%) XML
7 2 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (5.00%) HTML5
7 2 (5.00%) Backbone.js
7 2 (5.00%) Ember.js
7 2 (5.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (2.50%) Android SDK
8 1 (2.50%) Unreal Engine
8 1 (2.50%) CSS3
8 1 (2.50%) Sass
8 1 (2.50%) LESS
8 1 (2.50%) jQuery
8 1 (2.50%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Online Games
2 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (15.00%) Mobile Games
4 4 (10.00%) Private Cloud
5 3 (7.50%) IBM XIV
5 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
5 3 (7.50%) Physics
5 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.00%) Wiki
6 2 (5.00%) RIA
6 2 (5.00%) Clustering
6 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.50%) User Experience
7 1 (2.50%) Social Media
7 1 (2.50%) CLARiiON
7 1 (2.50%) Symmetrix
7 1 (2.50%) Streaming Video
7 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (12.50%) Android
4 4 (10.00%) Windows
4 4 (10.00%) CentOS
4 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.00%) Microservices
3 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (10.00%) Scrum
3 4 (10.00%) Data Management
3 4 (10.00%) DevOps
3 4 (10.00%) SDLC
4 3 (7.50%) Migration
4 3 (7.50%) Kanban
5 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.00%) SOA
5 2 (5.00%) Project Management
5 2 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.00%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (5.00%) TDD
5 2 (5.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (12.50%) Ruby
5 4 (10.00%) C++
5 4 (10.00%) PHP
5 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.50%) C#
7 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.50%) Erlang
8 1 (2.50%) C
8 1 (2.50%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) CCNP
2 2 (5.00%) CCNA
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (10.00%) Docker
2 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (10.00%) Puppet
2 4 (10.00%) Graphite
2 4 (10.00%) Salt
3 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) VMware
2 5 (12.50%) IBM
3 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.00%) Splunk
4 3 (7.50%) HP
4 3 (7.50%) Adobe
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco
5 2 (5.00%) F5
6 1 (2.50%) EMC
6 1 (2.50%) Symantec
6 1 (2.50%) McAfee
6 1 (2.50%) Sophos
6 1 (2.50%) NetApp
West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £20 - £250 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago