Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 117 120
Rank change year-on-year -22 +3 +2
Contract jobs citing Games 29 37 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.85% 1.22% 1.32%
As % of the General category 3.18% 4.18% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 31 31
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £286 £363 £263
90th Percentile £500 £538 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £40.00 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.78 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -70.55% - -

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 913 885 1,064
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 26.61% 29.28% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 623 717
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £269 £250 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 26
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +48.15% -12.90%
10th Percentile £9.85 £11.29 £10.00
90th Percentile £29.50 £37.50 £20.97
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.38 £18.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +19.33% +33.93% -6.67%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -12 29 £400 -11.11% 19
Games
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) CSS
3 7 (24.14%) Migration
3 7 (24.14%) HTML
4 6 (20.69%) HTML5
4 6 (20.69%) Node.js
4 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
5 5 (17.24%) React
5 5 (17.24%) CSS3
5 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (13.79%) Open Source
6 4 (13.79%) SQL
6 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
7 3 (10.34%) PHP
7 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (10.34%) Go
7 3 (10.34%) Isomorphic JavaScript
7 3 (10.34%) Redux
8 2 (6.90%) User Experience
8 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
8 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
8 2 (6.90%) Docker
8 2 (6.90%) DevOps
8 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
8 2 (6.90%) Project Management

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 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) InVision
1 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) React Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Digital UX Designer
6 1 (3.45%) ETL Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) UI/UX Designer
6 1 (3.45%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) CSS
1 7 (24.14%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
2 6 (20.69%) HTML5
2 6 (20.69%) Node.js
3 5 (17.24%) CSS3
3 5 (17.24%) React
4 3 (10.34%) Redux
5 1 (3.45%) Akka
5 1 (3.45%) Flash
5 1 (3.45%) GraphQL
5 1 (3.45%) jQuery
5 1 (3.45%) Kafka
5 1 (3.45%) Pixi.js
5 1 (3.45%) RESTful
5 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) BYOD
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile Games
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Migration
3 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
4 4 (13.79%) Open Source
5 3 (10.34%) Isomorphic JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.90%) ETL
6 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Go
3 3 (10.34%) PHP
4 2 (6.90%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) Java 8
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (3.45%) CEH
1 1 (3.45%) CGEIT
1 1 (3.45%) CISA
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.45%) CISM
1 1 (3.45%) CISSP
1 1 (3.45%) CRISC
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) GIAC
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
1 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
1 1 (3.45%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.45%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle