Period
to 19 March 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 19 March 2019 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 148 145
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 -2
Contract jobs citing Games 38 53 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.81% 1.13% 1.00%
As % of the General category 2.96% 4.18% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 39 27
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £468 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.44% +11.31% +5.00%
10th Percentile £225 £360 £256
90th Percentile £500 £538 £675
England median daily rate £460 £460 £413
% change year-on-year - +11.52% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £40.00 -
England median hourly rate £11.78 £40.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -70.55% +63.27% +8.08%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,283 1,267 1,366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 27.38% 26.93% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 867 900
Yorkshire median daily rate £417 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.19% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £269
90th Percentile £584 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £20.88 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.37% +53.55% -9.37%
10th Percentile £8.80 £13.50 £10.58
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £32.85
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -1.96%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Yorkshire

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Games in Yorkshire

Games
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Games in Yorkshire

Games
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Games in Yorkshire

Games
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 March 2019. 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
West Yorkshire -5 33 £400 -15.79% 34
East Yorkshire - 3 £250 - 1
Games
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 9 (23.68%) Migration
3 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.42%) HTML
4 7 (18.42%) CSS
4 7 (18.42%) Linux
4 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (15.79%) MySQL
6 5 (13.16%) PHP
6 5 (13.16%) SQL
6 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
6 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.16%) Google
6 5 (13.16%) Android
6 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
6 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
7 4 (10.53%) CMS
8 3 (7.89%) ETL
8 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
8 3 (7.89%) Information Security
8 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (7.89%) Drupal
8 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
8 3 (7.89%) WordPress
8 3 (7.89%) Umbraco
8 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (7.89%) DevOps

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (10.53%) CMS
2 3 (7.89%) Drupal
2 3 (7.89%) Umbraco
2 3 (7.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) CocoaPods
2 2 (5.26%) Xcode
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) PHP Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Information Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Designer
6 2 (5.26%) Digital Designer
6 2 (5.26%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Scrum Master
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) UI Designer
6 2 (5.26%) UI/UX Designer
6 2 (5.26%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) CSS
1 7 (18.42%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) cocos2d
2 2 (5.26%) HTML5
2 2 (5.26%) iOS SDK
2 2 (5.26%) SpriteKit
3 1 (2.63%) Akka
3 1 (2.63%) Flash
3 1 (2.63%) LDAP
3 1 (2.63%) REST
3 1 (2.63%) RESTful
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
1 2 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) BYOD
2 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile Games
2 1 (2.63%) Replication
2 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Android
3 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Migration
2 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
4 3 (7.89%) DevOps
4 3 (7.89%) ETL
4 3 (7.89%) Information Security
4 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
4 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.26%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 2 (5.26%) Game Development
5 2 (5.26%) iOS Development
5 2 (5.26%) Low Latency
5 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Scrum
5 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.63%) CRM
6 1 (2.63%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.16%) PHP
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) Apple Swift
3 2 (5.26%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
3 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (2.63%) CEH
1 1 (2.63%) CGEIT
1 1 (2.63%) CISA
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.63%) CISM
1 1 (2.63%) CISSP
1 1 (2.63%) CRISC
1 1 (2.63%) GIAC
1 1 (2.63%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
1 1 (2.63%) MCSA
1 1 (2.63%) MCSE
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.63%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) PMO
2 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Google
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat