Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 139 148
Rank change year-on-year -18 +9 +22
Contract jobs citing Games 34 44 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.68% 0.99% 1.01%
As % of the General category 2.44% 3.32% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 36
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £273 £363 £263
90th Percentile £500 £538 £556
England median daily rate £475 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.78 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.55% - -
England median hourly rate £12.69 £27.66 £24.50
% change year-on-year -54.12% +12.90% -34.23%

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 1,393 1,327 1,582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 27.90% 29.79% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 920 1,077
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £269 £261 £270
90th Percentile £551 £575 £550
England median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 41
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.38 £18.13 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.45% +25.00% -3.33%
10th Percentile £9.68 £10.81 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.13 £40.00 £33.75
England median hourly rate £23.83 £26.44 £24.44
% change year-on-year -9.89% +8.18% -2.24%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -19 29 £400 -8.57% 26
South Yorkshire -17 1 - - 6
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 5
Games
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
2 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Migration
3 9 (26.47%) HTML
3 9 (26.47%) CSS
4 6 (17.65%) Linux
4 6 (17.65%) PHP
4 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (17.65%) Open Source
4 6 (17.65%) Node.js
4 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 5 (14.71%) Go
5 5 (14.71%) HTML5
5 5 (14.71%) CSS3
5 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
5 5 (14.71%) React
5 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
6 4 (11.76%) SQL
6 4 (11.76%) Java
6 4 (11.76%) MySQL
6 4 (11.76%) Docker
6 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (8.82%) Android
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (8.82%) Kafka
7 3 (8.82%) Isomorphic JavaScript
7 3 (8.82%) Redux
7 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering

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 (2.94%) CMS
1 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.88%) Online Betting
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (11.76%) PHP Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) React Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.88%) Mobile Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) CSS
1 9 (26.47%) HTML
2 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
2 6 (17.65%) Node.js
3 5 (14.71%) CSS3
3 5 (14.71%) HTML5
3 5 (14.71%) React
4 3 (8.82%) Kafka
4 3 (8.82%) Redux
5 1 (2.94%) Akka
5 1 (2.94%) GraphQL
5 1 (2.94%) jQuery
5 1 (2.94%) Pixi.js
5 1 (2.94%) RESTful
5 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) BYOD
1 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.94%) Mobile Games
1 1 (2.94%) Social Media
1 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Android
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Migration
3 6 (17.65%) Open Source
4 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
4 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
5 3 (8.82%) Isomorphic JavaScript
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) Break/Fix
6 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) ETL
6 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
6 2 (5.88%) Information Security
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Software Architecture
6 2 (5.88%) Time Management
6 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
2 6 (17.65%) PHP
3 5 (14.71%) Go
4 4 (11.76%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) C#
5 2 (5.88%) Groovy
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) Java 8
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (2.94%) CEH
1 1 (2.94%) CGEIT
1 1 (2.94%) CISA
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.94%) CISM
1 1 (2.94%) CISSP
1 1 (2.94%) CRISC
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) GIAC
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
1 1 (2.94%) Master's Degree
1 1 (2.94%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) GDPR
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Ansible
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Google
2 2 (5.88%) Red Hat