Period
to 22 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 22 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 74 41
Rank change year-on-year +15 -33 -1
Contract jobs citing Games 4 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.64% 0.36% 2.21%
As % of the General category 1.96% 0.96% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 13
Sheffield median daily rate £475 £225 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +111.11% -43.75% -
10th Percentile £403 £225 £315
90th Percentile £488 £591 £531
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £225 £400
% change year-on-year +111.11% -43.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South 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 Sheffield with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 204 311 207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 32.74% 36.89% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 235 137
Sheffield median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +2.76%
10th Percentile £321 £315 £213
90th Percentile £575 £675 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £430 £375
% change year-on-year -1.16% +14.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Sheffield median hourly rate £16.96 £28.36 £78.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.19% -63.99% +542.86%
10th Percentile £11.67 £14.80 £20.53
90th Percentile £22.89 £43.92 £144.78
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.42 £20.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -37.93% +66.67% -2.04%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Sheffield

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Games.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile First
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) API Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) RIA
4 1 (25.00%) Online Games
4 1 (25.00%) Online Betting
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) PMI
4 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Online Games
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
1 1 (25.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile First
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) API Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft