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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 132 126 107
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs citing Online Games 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.039% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.14% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
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£375 - £398
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £395
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
737 695 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.28% 27.10% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 398 285
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £208 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 50
Average hourly rate £11.79 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.41% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Online Games across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Online Games Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (53.85%) Data Modelling
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Ruby
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
4 4 (30.77%) Apache Hive
4 4 (30.77%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Big Data
5 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 2 (15.38%) Calabash
6 2 (15.38%) Subversion
6 2 (15.38%) JIRA
6 2 (15.38%) Selenium
6 2 (15.38%) Streaming Video
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) eggPlant
6 2 (15.38%) Android SDK
6 2 (15.38%) uiautomator
6 2 (15.38%) Appium
6 2 (15.38%) Hudson
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Android
7 1 (7.69%) CentOS

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 2 (15.38%) uiautomator
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
1 4 (30.77%) Apache Hive
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) CouchDB
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Calabash
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) eggPlant
2 2 (15.38%) Appium
2 2 (15.38%) Hudson
General
1 13 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Data Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Author
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Author
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Android SDK
2 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
2 1 (7.69%) Kafka
2 1 (7.69%) Sass
2 1 (7.69%) LESS
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Streaming Video
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Data Modelling
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Kanban
6 1 (7.69%) Product Management
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Microservices
6 1 (7.69%) Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
1 5 (38.46%) Java
1 5 (38.46%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Graphite
1 1 (7.69%) Salt
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk
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