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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 53 95
Rank change year-on-year -26 +42  
Contract jobs citing Games 11 58 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.99% 3.90% 0.65%
As % of the General category 3.54% 13.49% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 52 9
Leeds median daily rate £400 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +41.66%  
10th Percentile £315 £325 £221
90th Percentile £438 £575 £408
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £425 £335
% change year-on-year -3.52% +26.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Games is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 311 430 428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 27.87% 28.90% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 392 480
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
10th Percentile £269 £281 £263
90th Percentile £556 £563 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Leeds median hourly rate £13.34 £14.05 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.05% -29.76%  
10th Percentile £11.90 £11.95 £13.32
90th Percentile £20.13 £97.38 £32.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.86 £14.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -4.41% -63.75%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Java
3 8 (27.59%) PHP
3 8 (27.59%) Python
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) High Availability
5 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
5 5 (17.24%) RESTful
5 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.24%) Finance
6 4 (13.79%) MVC
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
6 4 (13.79%) Laravel
6 4 (13.79%) Symfony
6 4 (13.79%) Zend
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.34%) QA
7 3 (10.34%) Selenium
7 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
7 3 (10.34%) Django
7 3 (10.34%) Marketing
7 3 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
7 3 (10.34%) Linux
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
7 3 (10.34%) User Experience
7 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (3.45%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (3.45%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) FTP
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.90%) Couchbase
2 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.90%) Redis
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.34%) Selenium
2 2 (6.90%) Hudson
2 2 (6.90%) JMeter
2 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
2 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.45%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.34%) Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Advertising
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Front Office
5 1 (3.45%) iGaming
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Designer
2 4 (13.79%) PHP Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Python Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Tester
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
4 2 (6.90%) DBA
4 2 (6.90%) Games Tester
4 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Programme Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) UX Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) RESTful
2 4 (13.79%) Laravel
2 4 (13.79%) Symfony
3 3 (10.34%) Django
3 3 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) Doctrine
4 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) JSON
4 1 (3.45%) LAMP
4 1 (3.45%) Sass
4 1 (3.45%) SOAP
4 1 (3.45%) Spring
4 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
1 3 (10.34%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Motion Graphics
2 2 (6.90%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (3.45%) BYOD
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) Online Games
3 1 (3.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) AIX
2 2 (6.90%) Solaris
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) High Availability
3 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (13.79%) MVC
3 4 (13.79%) Scrum
4 3 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Brand Management
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Open Source
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.90%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (6.90%) System Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.90%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) PHP
2 8 (27.59%) Python
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) C
6 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Zend
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe
2 2 (6.90%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) IBM
2 2 (6.90%) Sun
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Google