Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 83 79
Rank change year-on-year +15 -4 -21
Contract jobs citing Games 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.17% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the General category 3.60% 1.22% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 12
South Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £475 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +72.73% -40.54%
10th Percentile £402 £463 £225
90th Percentile £538 £488 £1,000
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £375 £415
% change year-on-year +26.67% -9.64% +10.67%
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 278 327 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 32.55% 29.75% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 214 197
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £418 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% -4.57% +25.00%
10th Percentile £264 £295 £260
90th Percentile £588 £539 £600
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 12
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.74 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.02% +5.29% +39.55%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.55 £15.00
% change year-on-year +47.63% -9.68% -16.67%

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 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 February 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 +14 10 £525 +10.53% 7
Games
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Collaborative Working
3 6 (60.00%) User Experience
4 5 (50.00%) DevOps
4 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (40.00%) Marketing
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) Coaching
5 4 (40.00%) People Management
5 4 (40.00%) Online Betting
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) Node.js
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (30.00%) Banking
6 3 (30.00%) Strategic Thinking
6 3 (30.00%) SDLC
7 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (20.00%) Wireframes
7 2 (20.00%) GDPR
7 2 (20.00%) Lean Thinking
7 2 (20.00%) Workflow
7 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
7 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Docker
7 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
7 2 (20.00%) Mentoring

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
1 4 (40.00%) Online Betting
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Engineering Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Software Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering Manager
2 2 (20.00%) UX Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) UI Designer
3 1 (10.00%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) Akka
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (10.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Coaching
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (40.00%) People Management
5 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Strategic Thinking
5 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
6 2 (20.00%) Lean Thinking
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
6 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (20.00%) Wireframes
6 2 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Clojure
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Grafana
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Maxymiser
1 1 (10.00%) Optimizely
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Splunk