Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 125 133
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 +2
Contract jobs citing Games 33 45 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.09% 1.24% 1.10%
As % of the General category 3.60% 4.05% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 33 50
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +30.77%
10th Percentile £363 £263 £273
90th Percentile £491 £475 £606
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
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 916 1111 1442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 30.31% 30.53% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 749 1015
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 39
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -27.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £11.55 £10.00 £12.11
90th Percentile £26.50 £30.75 £53.60
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £15.20
% change year-on-year +20.69% -4.57% +6.28%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 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
Leeds +1 30 £425 +13.33% 24
Bradford - 2 £400 -
Halifax +16 1 £455 +34.81%
Games
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) User Experience
3 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 9 (27.27%) Linux
4 9 (27.27%) Scrum
4 9 (27.27%) Node.js
5 8 (24.24%) TDD
5 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
6 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
6 7 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (18.18%) User Stories
7 6 (18.18%) Docker
7 6 (18.18%) DevOps
7 6 (18.18%) Prototyping
7 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
8 5 (15.15%) Selenium
8 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
8 5 (15.15%) Python
8 5 (15.15%) PHP
8 5 (15.15%) Finance
8 5 (15.15%) Project Management
8 5 (15.15%) Microservices
9 4 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
9 4 (12.12%) Java
9 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
9 4 (12.12%) LAMP

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 (6.06%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (3.03%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (3.03%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (3.03%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Heroku
2 2 (6.06%) npm
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) FTP
1 2 (6.06%) Network Security
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.09%) Redis
4 2 (6.06%) MySQL
5 1 (3.03%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
1 5 (15.15%) Selenium
2 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
2 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
3 3 (9.09%) Axure RP
4 2 (6.06%) Gatling
4 2 (6.06%) Hudson
4 2 (6.06%) JIRA
4 2 (6.06%) JMeter
5 1 (3.03%) JUnit
5 1 (3.03%) PHPUnit
5 1 (3.03%) RSpec
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) iGaming
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Online Betting
3 1 (3.03%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Developer
2 4 (12.12%) Node.js Developer
2 4 (12.12%) Tester
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 3 (9.09%) Designer
3 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Scrum Master
3 3 (9.09%) User Experience Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Digital Designer
4 2 (6.06%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) WebOps Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (3.03%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) Node.js
2 4 (12.12%) JSON
2 4 (12.12%) LAMP
2 4 (12.12%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (9.09%) JSON Schema
3 3 (9.09%) Kafka
3 3 (9.09%) Memcached
4 2 (6.06%) REST
4 2 (6.06%) Velocity
5 1 (3.03%) .NET
5 1 (3.03%) jQuery
5 1 (3.03%) Laravel
5 1 (3.03%) RESTful
5 1 (3.03%) Sass
5 1 (3.03%) SOAP
5 1 (3.03%) Symfony
5 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (3.03%) XML
5 1 (3.03%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (9.09%) Blog
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (6.06%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.03%) BYOD
4 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.03%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (3.03%) Online Games
4 1 (3.03%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.09%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) AIX
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
4 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Scrum
3 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (24.24%) TDD
4 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
5 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.18%) DevOps
5 6 (18.18%) Prototyping
5 6 (18.18%) User Stories
6 5 (15.15%) Microservices
6 5 (15.15%) Project Management
7 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (9.09%) BDD
8 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Kanban
8 3 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 3 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 5 (15.15%) PHP
3 5 (15.15%) Python
4 4 (12.12%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) Ruby
5 3 (9.09%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) ES6
6 2 (6.06%) Scala
6 2 (6.06%) SQL
7 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
1 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
1 2 (6.06%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) GDPR
2 2 (6.06%) WCAG
3 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.09%) Grafana
2 3 (9.09%) Graphite
2 3 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 3 (9.09%) Opsview
3 2 (6.06%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) New Relic
1 3 (9.09%) Splunk
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe
2 1 (3.03%) HP
2 1 (3.03%) IBM
2 1 (3.03%) Sun
2 1 (3.03%) VMware
2 1 (3.03%) Zend