Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 73 73
Rank change year-on-year +16 0 -25
Contract jobs citing Games 9 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.32% 0.78% 0.23%
As % of the General category 3.78% 2.63% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
Sheffield median daily rate £525 £525 £1,000
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -47.50% +150.00%
South Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £525 £1,000
% change year-on-year - -47.50% +227.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Sheffield with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 238 266 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 34.80% 29.82% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 175 157
Sheffield median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £270 £291 £260
90th Percentile £575 £558 £600
South Yorkshire median daily rate £445 £401 £425
% change year-on-year +10.99% -5.76% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 5
Sheffield median hourly rate - £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.14% +13.13%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £14.37 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +2.64% +13.13%

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 17 January 2018, 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Collaborative Working
3 6 (66.67%) User Experience
4 5 (55.56%) Coaching
4 5 (55.56%) Marketing
4 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) Online Betting
4 5 (55.56%) DevOps
5 4 (44.44%) Node.js
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (44.44%) People Management
6 3 (33.33%) Strategic Thinking
6 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (33.33%) SDLC
6 3 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) Workflow
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (22.22%) Banking
7 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
7 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
7 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
7 2 (22.22%) HTML
7 2 (22.22%) CSS
7 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
7 2 (22.22%) Grafana

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (55.56%) Marketing
1 5 (55.56%) Online Betting
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Engineering Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Software Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering Manager
2 2 (22.22%) UI Designer
2 2 (22.22%) UI/UX Designer
2 2 (22.22%) UX Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Node.js
2 2 (22.22%) Akka
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (55.56%) Coaching
3 5 (55.56%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (44.44%) People Management
5 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) Strategic Thinking
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) Workflow
6 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
6 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
6 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
6 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Clojure
3 2 (22.22%) Scala
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Grafana
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Maxymiser
1 2 (22.22%) Optimizely
1 2 (22.22%) Splunk