Period
to 27 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Salford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 27 July 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
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 23 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12 -2
Contract jobs citing Games 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 2.06% 1.20% 6.38%
As % of the General category 20.00% 25.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Salford median daily rate £240 - £314
10th Percentile £126 - £290
90th Percentile £382 - £339
Manchester median daily rate £273 £263 £338
% change year-on-year +3.81% -22.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 - -

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 Salford with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 10 4 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 10.31% 4.82% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
Salford median daily rate £375 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +24.14% +11.54%
10th Percentile £149 £261 £249
90th Percentile £578 £475 £406
Manchester median daily rate £389 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -2.81% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -19.44% -3.50%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Salford

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Salford

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Salford over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Games in Salford

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Salford region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) IPTV
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Mocha
1 1 (50.00%) WebGL
1 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5 Canvas
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) ES6
1 1 (50.00%) Pixi.js
1 1 (50.00%) Babel

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Babel
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (50.00%) Mocha
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5 Canvas
1 1 (50.00%) Pixi.js
1 1 (50.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) ES6
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript