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 3 months to 29 March 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 / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 90 97
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7  
Contract jobs citing Games 20 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.49% 1.33% 0.76%
As % of the General category 4.49% 3.82% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 10
Median daily rate £418 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +19.53% -1.53%  

Games is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 445 681 676
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 33.13% 34.92% 36.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 483 432
Median daily rate £411 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 19
Median hourly rate £30.50 £13.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.61% -62.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £9.10 £16.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £19.32 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Games as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +1 18 £418 +11.33% 28
Games
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) Java
3 7 (20.59%) PHP
3 7 (20.59%) Finance
3 7 (20.59%) Migration
4 6 (17.65%) Marketing
4 6 (17.65%) QA
5 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
5 5 (14.71%) Advertising
5 5 (14.71%) Python
6 4 (11.76%) HTML
6 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Selenium
6 4 (11.76%) RESTful
6 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 4 (11.76%) Motion Graphics
6 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
6 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
7 3 (8.82%) Typography
7 3 (8.82%) User Experience
7 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
7 3 (8.82%) Brand Management
7 3 (8.82%) Online Marketing
7 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
7 3 (8.82%) High Availability
7 3 (8.82%) Laravel
7 3 (8.82%) Symfony
7 3 (8.82%) Zend
7 3 (8.82%) Django
7 3 (8.82%) Photoshop

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 2 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Adobe After Effects
1 3 (8.82%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (8.82%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) AMQP
1 1 (2.94%) DHCP
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
1 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.88%) Redis
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) Informix
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 4 (11.76%) Selenium
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) Hudson
3 2 (5.88%) JMeter
3 2 (5.88%) Mercurial
3 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.94%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) RSpec
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Marketing
3 5 (14.71%) Advertising
3 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) iGaming
4 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Back Office
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (2.94%) Online Betting
5 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Designer
1 6 (17.65%) Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Architect
3 3 (8.82%) IT Manager
3 3 (8.82%) IT Programme Manager
3 3 (8.82%) PHP Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Programme Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Python Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Tester
3 3 (8.82%) UX Designer
4 2 (5.88%) Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Automation Tester
4 2 (5.88%) Games Tester
4 2 (5.88%) Graphic Designer
4 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Operations Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) HTML
1 4 (11.76%) RESTful
2 3 (8.82%) Django
2 3 (8.82%) Laravel
2 3 (8.82%) Symfony
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (5.88%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.94%) JSON
4 1 (2.94%) Kafka
4 1 (2.94%) LAMP
4 1 (2.94%) Node.js
4 1 (2.94%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
1 4 (11.76%) Motion Graphics
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Xbox
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.94%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.94%) RIA
4 1 (2.94%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Android
1 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 3 (8.82%) Brand Management
4 3 (8.82%) High Availability
4 3 (8.82%) MVC
4 3 (8.82%) Online Marketing
4 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.82%) TDD
4 3 (8.82%) Typography
5 2 (5.88%) Automation Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Open Source
5 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.88%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (5.88%) Scrum
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
5 2 (5.88%) User Stories
5 2 (5.88%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) PHP
3 5 (14.71%) Python
4 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) Scala
6 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
1 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) GDPR
2 1 (2.94%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Zend
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe
2 1 (2.94%) Apple
2 1 (2.94%) Google
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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