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 3 months to 26 June 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 80 118
Rank change year-on-year -26 +38  
Contract jobs citing Games 13 65 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.65% 2.34% 0.81%
As % of the General category 2.17% 6.80% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 59 22
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £364 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £551 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -8.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £9.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +233.33% -77.50%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 600 956 919
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 29.82% 34.48% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 697 656
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 21
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.44% -42.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 £11.60 £7.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £78.80 £159.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 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
West Yorkshire -34 10 £423 +5.62% 42
South Yorkshire +7 2 £400 -17.94% 8
Games
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Java
3 10 (25.00%) PHP
4 9 (22.50%) Scrum
5 8 (20.00%) Finance
5 8 (20.00%) Python
6 7 (17.50%) SQL
6 7 (17.50%) High Availability
7 6 (15.00%) RESTful
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (10.00%) Mobile First
9 4 (10.00%) Laravel
9 4 (10.00%) Internet
9 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.00%) MVC
9 4 (10.00%) Kanban
9 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.00%) Marketing
9 4 (10.00%) QA
9 4 (10.00%) Symfony
9 4 (10.00%) Zend
10 3 (7.50%) Django
10 3 (7.50%) Online Games
10 3 (7.50%) Online Betting
10 3 (7.50%) Selenium
10 3 (7.50%) Degree

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 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (2.50%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.50%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.00%) Couchbase
2 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.00%) Redis
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.50%) Selenium
2 2 (5.00%) Hudson
2 2 (5.00%) JMeter
2 2 (5.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.50%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.50%) Maven
3 1 (2.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Marketing
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Online Betting
4 2 (5.00%) Advertising
4 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Front Office
5 1 (2.50%) iGaming
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (12.50%) Scrum Master
2 5 (12.50%) Tester
3 4 (10.00%) Architect
3 4 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Designer
4 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.50%) IT Programme Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Programme Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (5.00%) DBA
5 2 (5.00%) Games Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) RESTful
2 4 (10.00%) Laravel
2 4 (10.00%) Symfony
3 3 (7.50%) Django
3 3 (7.50%) HTML
3 3 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) CSS3
4 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.50%) HTML5
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
4 1 (2.50%) JSON
4 1 (2.50%) LAMP
4 1 (2.50%) Sass
4 1 (2.50%) SOAP
4 1 (2.50%) Spring
4 1 (2.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.50%) Motion Graphics
1 3 (7.50%) Online Games
2 2 (5.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (5.00%) RIA
3 1 (2.50%) BYOD
3 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.50%) PMI
3 1 (2.50%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) AIX
2 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.00%) Solaris
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) Scrum
3 7 (17.50%) High Availability
4 5 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.00%) Kanban
5 4 (10.00%) Mobile First
5 4 (10.00%) MVC
5 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
6 3 (7.50%) Migration
6 3 (7.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.00%) Brand Management
7 2 (5.00%) Online Marketing
7 2 (5.00%) Open Source
7 2 (5.00%) System Testing
7 2 (5.00%) TDD
7 2 (5.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) PHP
3 8 (20.00%) Python
4 7 (17.50%) SQL
5 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.50%) C
7 2 (5.00%) C#
8 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Zend
2 2 (5.00%) Adobe
2 2 (5.00%) HP
2 2 (5.00%) IBM
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Sun
2 2 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) Sony
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day + DOE
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