Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Gaming
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 111 108
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 +7
Contract jobs citing Games 32 36 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.42% 1.38% 1.47%
As % of the General category 5.22% 4.92% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 50
Leeds median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +30.77%
10th Percentile £358 £255 £165
90th Percentile £501 £475 £606
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -

Games is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 613 731 936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 27.17% 27.94% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 487 632
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +9.00%
10th Percentile £255 £275 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £574
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 28
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.38% -6.45% -52.31%
10th Percentile £14.75 £11.72 £11.12
90th Percentile £38.75 £30.90 £41.38
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +37.93% -27.50% +39.88%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Leeds

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Games in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Leeds

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Games in Leeds

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Games.

1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (28.13%) Node.js
3 9 (28.13%) User Experience
4 8 (25.00%) Microservices
4 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (21.88%) Linux
5 7 (21.88%) MongoDB
5 7 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (21.88%) Docker
5 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
6 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 6 (18.75%) Kafka
6 6 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (18.75%) Java
6 6 (18.75%) Ruby
6 6 (18.75%) Prototyping
7 5 (15.63%) TDD
7 5 (15.63%) Scrum
7 5 (15.63%) C#
7 5 (15.63%) Python
7 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
7 5 (15.63%) Project Management
7 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
7 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
8 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
8 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.50%) Selenium

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (3.13%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (3.13%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Heroku
2 2 (6.25%) npm
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) FTP
1 2 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MongoDB
2 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.38%) Redis
4 1 (3.13%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.50%) Selenium
2 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 3 (9.38%) Axure RP
4 2 (6.25%) Gatling
4 2 (6.25%) Hudson
4 2 (6.25%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) JMeter
5 1 (3.13%) JUnit
5 1 (3.13%) RSpec
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) iGaming
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Online Betting
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Automation Tester
3 3 (9.38%) Designer
3 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Tester
3 3 (9.38%) User Experience Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Developer in Test
4 2 (6.25%) Digital Designer
4 2 (6.25%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.25%) WebOps Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) Node.js
2 6 (18.75%) Kafka
2 6 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (9.38%) JSON
3 3 (9.38%) JSON Schema
3 3 (9.38%) LAMP
3 3 (9.38%) Memcached
4 2 (6.25%) REST
5 1 (3.13%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) React
5 1 (3.13%) Spring
5 1 (3.13%) Spring Boot
5 1 (3.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Blog
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (6.25%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.13%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (3.13%) Online Games
4 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) Microservices
2 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (18.75%) Prototyping
3 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
4 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 5 (15.63%) Scrum
4 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.50%) DevOps
5 4 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (9.38%) User Stories
6 3 (9.38%) Validation
7 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.25%) OOP
7 2 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.75%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) Ruby
3 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
3 5 (15.63%) C#
3 5 (15.63%) Python
4 4 (12.50%) PHP
5 3 (9.38%) ES6
6 2 (6.25%) Scala
6 2 (6.25%) SQL
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) GDPR
2 2 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.38%) Grafana
2 3 (9.38%) Graphite
2 3 (9.38%) Kubernetes
2 3 (9.38%) Opsview
3 2 (6.25%) Puppet
4 1 (3.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Splunk
2 3 (9.38%) New Relic
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe
3 1 (3.13%) CA
3 1 (3.13%) VMware