Period
to 23 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 23 June 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 116 93
Rank change year-on-year -13 -23 +52
Contract jobs citing Games 37 32 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.09% 1.15% 2.09%
As % of the General category 4.47% 3.60% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 74
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £418 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +6.03% +5.00%
10th Percentile £344 £257 £325
90th Percentile £538 £618 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £420 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 827 889 1,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 24.37% 32.02% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 606 986
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £269 £275 £272
90th Percentile £547 £553 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £404 £400
% change year-on-year -0.99% +1.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 15
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £29.00 £16.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.46% +12.07% -58.57%
10th Percentile £12.81 £11.63 £9.40
90th Percentile £44.20 £41.30 £31.45
Yorkshire median hourly rate £36.00 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +157.14% -15.15% -25.00%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in West Yorkshire

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in West Yorkshire

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Games in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Games in West Yorkshire

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in West Yorkshire

Games
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 June 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
Leeds -19 36 £438 +5.42% 14
Games
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Kafka
3 13 (35.14%) Ruby
4 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
5 11 (29.73%) Java
6 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
6 10 (27.03%) Microservices
6 10 (27.03%) Node.js
7 8 (21.62%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (21.62%) PHP
8 7 (18.92%) MySQL
8 7 (18.92%) Linux
8 7 (18.92%) Python
8 7 (18.92%) HTTP
8 7 (18.92%) Hadoop
8 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (18.92%) Redis
8 7 (18.92%) Apache Spark
8 7 (18.92%) Go
9 6 (16.22%) HBase
9 6 (16.22%) Open Source
9 6 (16.22%) Apache Hive
9 6 (16.22%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (16.22%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (16.22%) RESTful
9 6 (16.22%) Scala
9 6 (16.22%) HTML
10 5 (13.51%) Scrum
10 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 7 (18.92%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) nginx
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (2.70%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (2.70%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (5.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) HTTP
2 4 (10.81%) DSL
3 3 (8.11%) Internet
4 2 (5.41%) AMQP
4 2 (5.41%) BIG-IP
4 2 (5.41%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) BGP
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.70%) DHCP
5 1 (2.70%) DNS
5 1 (2.70%) Firewall
5 1 (2.70%) IPsec
5 1 (2.70%) NetScreen
5 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Hadoop
1 7 (18.92%) MySQL
1 7 (18.92%) Redis
2 6 (16.22%) Apache Hive
2 6 (16.22%) HBase
3 5 (13.51%) Big Data
3 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
4 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
4 4 (10.81%) Pentaho
5 2 (5.41%) Couchbase
5 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
3 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.70%) Gatling
3 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.70%) JUnit
3 1 (2.70%) nodeunit
3 1 (2.70%) RSpec
3 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.70%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (8.11%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Online Betting
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Developer
2 5 (13.51%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Big Data Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Data Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Hadoop Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Angular Developer
5 2 (5.41%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (5.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Designer
5 2 (5.41%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Java Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Java Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) Kafka
2 10 (27.03%) Node.js
3 8 (21.62%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (16.22%) HTML
4 6 (16.22%) RESTful
5 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
5 4 (10.81%) CSS
5 4 (10.81%) HTML5
5 4 (10.81%) React
5 4 (10.81%) REST
5 4 (10.81%) Spark Streaming
6 3 (8.11%) Spring
7 2 (5.41%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (5.41%) CSS3
7 2 (5.41%) Express
7 2 (5.41%) Redux
7 2 (5.41%) SOAP
7 2 (5.41%) XML
8 1 (2.70%) Akka
8 1 (2.70%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Online Games
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) iPhone
3 1 (2.70%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Android
3 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) Microservices
2 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
3 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (16.22%) Collaborative Working
4 6 (16.22%) Open Source
5 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.51%) Kanban
5 5 (13.51%) Scrum
5 5 (13.51%) Service Design
5 5 (13.51%) Software Architecture
5 5 (13.51%) TDD
6 4 (10.81%) BDD
6 4 (10.81%) ETL
6 4 (10.81%) MapReduce
6 4 (10.81%) SOA
7 3 (8.11%) DevOps
7 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.11%) Front End Development
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Ruby
2 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
3 11 (29.73%) Java
4 8 (21.62%) PHP
5 7 (18.92%) Go
5 7 (18.92%) Python
6 6 (16.22%) Scala
7 4 (10.81%) HiveQL
8 2 (5.41%) Groovy
8 2 (5.41%) Kotlin
9 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.70%) ES6
9 1 (2.70%) Java 8
9 1 (2.70%) Perl
9 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) GDPR
2 1 (2.70%) PMO
2 1 (2.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (8.11%) Docker
3 2 (5.41%) Varnish
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Terraform
2 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.41%) Ansible
3 2 (5.41%) CA Wily
3 2 (5.41%) OpenView
3 2 (5.41%) Puppet
4 1 (2.70%) Graphite
4 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.70%) Opsview
4 1 (2.70%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Informatica
1 4 (10.81%) Talend
2 3 (8.11%) HP
2 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.41%) F5
3 2 (5.41%) Nimsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) CA
4 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Dell
4 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.70%) Juniper
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.70%) Splunk