The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online 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 Online Games over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank - 123 -
Contract jobs citing Online Games 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £435 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £435 £313
% change year-on-year
-14.94% +39.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Online Games
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
808 699 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.70% 27.36% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 438 352
Average daily rate £401 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £480 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 44 19
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.25 £13.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% -10.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.47 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.75 £17.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Online Games
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Online Games Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Online Games
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (90.91%) Hibernate
2 10 (90.91%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) JSP
2 10 (90.91%) Servlets
2 10 (90.91%) XML
2 10 (90.91%) JavaBeans
2 10 (90.91%) Content Management
2 10 (90.91%) Spring
2 10 (90.91%) J2EE
2 10 (90.91%) EJB
2 10 (90.91%) Taglibs
2 10 (90.91%) Website Architecture
2 10 (90.91%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (90.91%) Relational Database
2 10 (90.91%) CMS
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) Zend
4 1 (9.09%) Zend Framework
4 1 (9.09%) PHP

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Online 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (90.91%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Architect
1 10 (90.91%) Java Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
2 1 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior PHP Web Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) EJB
2 10 (90.91%) Hibernate
2 10 (90.91%) J2EE
2 10 (90.91%) JavaBeans
2 10 (90.91%) JSP
2 10 (90.91%) Servlets
2 10 (90.91%) Spring
2 10 (90.91%) Taglibs
2 10 (90.91%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) Zend Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Content Management
1 10 (90.91%) Performance Tuning
1 10 (90.91%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Zend