Period
to 17 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 17 July 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 73 76
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 -20
Contract jobs citing Games 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.50% 0.50% 0.39%
As % of the General category 1.63% 1.59% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 9
South Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £475 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.58% +111.11% -43.75%
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.78 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.78 - -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 307 251 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 30.82% 31.10% 34.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 147 258
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £263 £311 £313
90th Percentile £575 £575 £675
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.42 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.96% -37.93% +66.67%
10th Percentile £12.87 £10.61 £11.80
90th Percentile £55.92 £19.44 £41.65
Yorkshire median hourly rate £30.50 £14.10 £14.75
% change year-on-year +116.31% -4.41% -22.37%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in South Yorkshire

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in South Yorkshire

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Games in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Games in South Yorkshire

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in South Yorkshire

Games
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield 0 5 £325 -31.58% 3
Games
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Moodle
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (20.00%) Sass
2 1 (20.00%) LESS
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) React
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Source Code Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Manager
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) React Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Django
1 1 (20.00%) LESS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (20.00%) React
1 1 (20.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Source Code Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle