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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 55 26
Rank change year-on-year +10 -29  
Contract jobs citing Games 3 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.88% 0.22% 2.81%
As % of the General category 2.68% 0.56% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
Median daily rate £475 £225 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +111.11% -43.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £375
% change year-on-year -5.40% -1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -15.62%  

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 112 177 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 33.04% 38.99% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 138 78
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £7.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.72% +16.00%  

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing Games as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 26 April 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 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Online Betting
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile First
3 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (33.33%) RIA
3 2 (33.33%) Online Games
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) PMI
4 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Allocation

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 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 3 (50.00%) Online Betting
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum Master
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Online Games
1 2 (33.33%) RIA
2 1 (16.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile First
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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