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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 116 118 132
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs citing Online Games 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.12% 0.092% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.35% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
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- £388 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.41
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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
691 569 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.51% 26.05% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 306 307
Average daily rate £360 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 47 31
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.46 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £33.20 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Xcode
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SPSS
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) PhoneGap
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Xamarin
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) SQLite
3 1 (25.00%) JSON

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Xcode
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Research Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) PhoneGap
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Android Development
1 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Xamarin