The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 28 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.

Online Gaming
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 109
Contract jobs citing Online Games 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - - 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £304
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +28.37% -1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Online Games is in the generic IT 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 generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 415 528 434
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 31.02% 27.02% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 359 262
Median daily rate £413 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.77% +13.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 29
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.13 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.76% +8.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £11.25 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £21.25 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Online Games in West Yorkshire

Online Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Online Games in West Yorkshire