Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 82 72
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10 -12
Contract jobs citing Games 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.84% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the General category 2.54% 1.04% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
South Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £550 £1,000
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -45.00% +376.19%
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 276 383 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 33.25% 31.73% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 260 176
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +7.31%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £213
90th Percentile £601 £551 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £386
% change year-on-year - +3.56% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 22
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.63 £14.00 £13.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.82% +6.20% +5.46%
10th Percentile £10.91 £11.77 £7.52
90th Percentile £14.24 £34.71 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.74 £14.50 £15.20
% change year-on-year +29.21% -4.57% +11.77%

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
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 22 November 2017. 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 +20 7 £525 -4.55% 3
Games
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) User Experience
3 5 (71.43%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 5 (71.43%) Coaching
3 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 5 (71.43%) Marketing
3 5 (71.43%) Online Betting
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) Node.js
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (57.14%) People Management
5 3 (42.86%) Strategic Thinking
5 3 (42.86%) SDLC
5 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) Workflow
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
6 2 (28.57%) Web Analytics
6 2 (28.57%) Banking
6 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
6 2 (28.57%) Multivariate Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Scala
6 2 (28.57%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (28.57%) Information Architecture
6 2 (28.57%) Axure RP
6 2 (28.57%) Clojure
6 2 (28.57%) Maxymiser

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (71.43%) Marketing
1 5 (71.43%) Online Betting
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Engineering Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Software Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering Manager
2 2 (28.57%) UI Designer
2 2 (28.57%) UI/UX Designer
2 2 (28.57%) UX Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Node.js
2 2 (28.57%) Akka
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Coaching
2 5 (71.43%) Collaborative Working
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (57.14%) People Management
4 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) Strategic Thinking
4 3 (42.86%) Workflow
5 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
5 2 (28.57%) Field Research
5 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
5 2 (28.57%) Guerrilla Research
5 2 (28.57%) Prototyping
5 2 (28.57%) Web Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Clojure
3 2 (28.57%) Scala
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Grafana
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Maxymiser
1 2 (28.57%) Optimizely
1 2 (28.57%) Splunk