Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 169 152
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17 +13
Contract jobs citing Games 18 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.50% 0.69% 0.91%
As % of the General category 1.37% 2.15% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 35
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £368
90th Percentile £548 £512 £538
England median daily rate £450 £488 £434
% change year-on-year -7.69% +12.39% +8.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £11.78 -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £13.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +284.62% -56.67% +23.71%

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 1,310 1,579 1,583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 36.08% 31.89% 36.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 1,028 1,057
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £296 £268 £259
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
England median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.16% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 81 52
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.45 £17.00 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.43% +6.72% +9.86%
10th Percentile £13.35 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.18 £43.25 £31.48
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year - -1.12% +8.54%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +22 13 £450 +12.50% 30
South Yorkshire -1 4 £425 - 9
North Yorkshire +2 1 £338 - 10
Games
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (22.22%) Marketing
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) Online Games
5 2 (11.11%) Unica
5 2 (11.11%) Game Development
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Office 365
5 2 (11.11%) User Experience
5 2 (11.11%) React
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Skype
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 2 (11.11%) Unix
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) LDAP
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Product Roadmap
6 1 (5.56%) Architecture Roadmap
6 1 (5.56%) Development Roadmap
6 1 (5.56%) Architectural Design
6 1 (5.56%) Firewall
6 1 (5.56%) ITSM

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 (5.56%) SAS
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Skype
2 1 (5.56%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) PBX
2 1 (5.56%) SSH
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) Power BI
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) iGaming
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Delivery Lead
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) DBA
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (11.11%) IAM Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Augmented Reality Developer
3 1 (5.56%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (5.56%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (5.56%) Lead Programmer
3 1 (5.56%) Migration Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Product Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Programmer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Strategy Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Strategy Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
1 2 (11.11%) React
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) CSS3
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) LAMP
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Phoenix Framework
2 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (5.56%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Online Games
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) Acoustics
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (5.56%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (5.56%) CMDB
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing Technology
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Games
4 1 (5.56%) PlayStation
4 1 (5.56%) Replication
4 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) Debian
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Change Management
2 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (11.11%) CRM
2 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.11%) Game Development
2 2 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) A/B Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (5.56%) Data Science
3 1 (5.56%) Data Strategy
3 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) IT Strategy
3 1 (5.56%) Lean Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Product Roadmap
3 1 (5.56%) Security Patching
3 1 (5.56%) Tag Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Graphite
1 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Alterian
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco
1 1 (5.56%) Dell
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Perforce
1 1 (5.56%) Polycom
1 1 (5.56%) Sophos
1 1 (5.56%) Veeam
1 1 (5.56%) VMware