Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 139 130
Rank change year-on-year -17 -9 +41
Contract jobs citing Games 43 41 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.88% 0.99% 1.58%
As % of the General category 3.39% 3.32% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 85
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £420 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +10.53% +1.33%
10th Percentile £300 £329 £295
90th Percentile £538 £675 £563
England median daily rate £475 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +14.46% +3.75% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £48.75 £31.50 £22.67
% change year-on-year +54.76% +38.97% -43.33%

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 1,270 1,236 1,873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 26.05% 29.78% 33.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 812 1,334
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.99% +1.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £271
90th Percentile £548 £550 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 24
Yorkshire median hourly rate £36.00 £14.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.14% -15.15% -23.26%
10th Percentile £14.05 £11.25 £10.30
90th Percentile £46.25 £42.19 £41.68
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +4.00% -4.76% +16.67%

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 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 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
West Yorkshire -14 37 £450 +7.78% 19
South Yorkshire -1 6 £400 -15.79% 4
Games
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (37.21%) Kafka
3 13 (30.23%) Ruby
3 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
4 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
5 11 (25.58%) Java
6 10 (23.26%) Node.js
6 10 (23.26%) Microservices
6 10 (23.26%) Collaborative Working
7 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (18.60%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (18.60%) PHP
7 8 (18.60%) Python
8 7 (16.28%) HTTP
8 7 (16.28%) MySQL
8 7 (16.28%) Linux
8 7 (16.28%) Redis
8 7 (16.28%) Hadoop
8 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (16.28%) Apache Spark
8 7 (16.28%) Go
9 6 (13.95%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (13.95%) RESTful
9 6 (13.95%) Open Source
9 6 (13.95%) Scala
9 6 (13.95%) Apache Hive
9 6 (13.95%) HBase
9 6 (13.95%) HTML
9 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (13.95%) Kanban

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 7 (16.28%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) nginx
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.33%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (2.33%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (2.33%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.30%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (4.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) HTTP
2 4 (9.30%) DSL
3 3 (6.98%) Internet
4 2 (4.65%) AMQP
4 2 (4.65%) BIG-IP
4 2 (4.65%) SAN
5 1 (2.33%) BGP
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.33%) DHCP
5 1 (2.33%) DNS
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) IPsec
5 1 (2.33%) NetScreen
5 1 (2.33%) SMS
5 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Hadoop
1 7 (16.28%) MySQL
1 7 (16.28%) Redis
2 6 (13.95%) Apache Hive
2 6 (13.95%) HBase
3 5 (11.63%) Big Data
3 5 (11.63%) NoSQL
4 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
4 4 (9.30%) Pentaho
5 2 (4.65%) Couchbase
5 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.98%) JIRA
4 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.65%) Selenium
5 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.33%) Gatling
5 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.33%) JUnit
5 1 (2.33%) nodeunit
5 1 (2.33%) RSpec
5 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.33%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (9.30%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Online Betting
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Publishing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Developer
2 6 (13.95%) Architect
3 5 (11.63%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (9.30%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Big Data Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Data Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Hadoop Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Designer
5 3 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.65%) Java Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) Kafka
2 10 (23.26%) Node.js
3 8 (18.60%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (13.95%) HTML
4 6 (13.95%) RESTful
5 5 (11.63%) React
6 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.30%) CSS
6 4 (9.30%) HTML5
6 4 (9.30%) REST
6 4 (9.30%) Spark Streaming
7 3 (6.98%) Spring
8 2 (4.65%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (4.65%) CSS3
8 2 (4.65%) Express
8 2 (4.65%) Redux
8 2 (4.65%) SOAP
8 2 (4.65%) XML
9 1 (2.33%) JSON Schema
9 1 (2.33%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Online Games
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Android
3 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
3 10 (23.26%) Collaborative Working
3 10 (23.26%) Microservices
4 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.95%) Kanban
5 6 (13.95%) Open Source
6 5 (11.63%) Scrum
6 5 (11.63%) Service Design
6 5 (11.63%) Software Architecture
6 5 (11.63%) TDD
7 4 (9.30%) BDD
7 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.30%) ETL
7 4 (9.30%) MapReduce
7 4 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (9.30%) SOA
7 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
1 13 (30.23%) Ruby
2 11 (25.58%) Java
3 8 (18.60%) PHP
3 8 (18.60%) Python
4 7 (16.28%) Go
5 6 (13.95%) Scala
6 4 (9.30%) HiveQL
7 2 (4.65%) Groovy
7 2 (4.65%) Kotlin
8 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.33%) ES6
8 1 (2.33%) Java 8
8 1 (2.33%) Perl
8 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) GDPR
1 3 (6.98%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) PMO
2 1 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (6.98%) Docker
3 2 (4.65%) Varnish
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Terraform
2 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.65%) Ansible
3 2 (4.65%) CA Wily
3 2 (4.65%) OpenView
3 2 (4.65%) Puppet
4 1 (2.33%) Graphite
4 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.33%) Opsview
4 1 (2.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Informatica
1 4 (9.30%) Talend
2 3 (6.98%) HP
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.65%) F5
3 2 (4.65%) Nimsoft
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe
4 1 (2.33%) CA
4 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) Dell
4 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.33%) Juniper
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) Splunk